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Old 01-10-2010, 06:48 PM
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I can only think of one.
EPRIB. I do some offshore fishing, a must have piece of equipment if you venture offshore.
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Where would stepped hulls fit into this discussion? I don't have one, so I can't speak with authority on the issue, but they certainly seem to be popular (probably more like 12-14 years out though).
Yep. Stepped hulls. It does make for a more enjoyable ride. But didn't stepped hulls start in the early 1900's? Chris Craft?...
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Old 01-11-2010, 09:57 AM
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Turbines, race gas, Jello-shots, top-quality breast implants, CNC cutters, thongs, warranties, stripper poles, gas-powered blenders, and body painting.

(not necessarily in that order)

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Old 01-11-2010, 11:00 AM
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Getting plywood out of boats (don't know how recent this started happening). My Scarab was loaded with plywood, my sunsation has none!
 
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:15 AM
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Jeff ,what boat are you building now, cat?
50 NorTech V bottom...re-do retrofit

1050 hp Precision Marine Motor on the port side

1050 hp Young Performance Motor on Starboard

1050-1100 hp Tommy/Chief Turbo Motor in the center
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:36 AM
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50 NorTech V bottom...re-do retrofit

1050 hp Precision Marine Motor on the port side

1050 hp Young Performance Motor on Starboard

1050-1100 hp Tommy/Chief Turbo Motor in the center
???? and alot of duct-tape??????
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???? and alot of duct-tape??????

ya JC's motor will go in on the first one of the 3... I'd blow up...this way I have my favorite builders covered.
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Old 01-11-2010, 02:31 PM
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50 NorTech V bottom...re-do retrofit

1050 hp Precision Marine Motor on the port side

1050 hp Young Performance Motor on Starboard

1050-1100 hp Tommy/Chief Turbo Motor in the center
make sure you don't wire the stereo wrong
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I know the top innovation for power boating this decade............................The black AMEX card!..... ha!
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Old 01-11-2010, 05:56 PM
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Ipod/MP3 players
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