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Old 03-09-2010, 02:13 PM
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Mercedes Boat Speed Run!

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I've been getting a lot of comments, emails and PM's since Pure Platinums 185.7 run last month.

We have never tried an actual speed run before, just went off what our speed was when out playing. Today we took the boat to some good water in Miami to see which is actually the "Worlds Fastest pleasure boat".
We put a set of 17" props which were a little bit too big, Rev limiters were only set at 6,800 not 7,000 but we figured we would see what it could do. We still had a few good runs considering.

There are more videos that will be posted that were taken from the air, another boat as well as video from inside the boat. It all has to be processed. This is a little clip of one of the runs with Johnny Tomilson holding a camera. Not a bad job considering what he was doing!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qK2acBVUdP8
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Nice work Gino!
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WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Congratulations!


That was an amazing run and in an open cock pit boat.
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Mercedes Boat Speed Run!

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I've been getting a lot of comments, emails and PM's since Pure Platinums 185.7 run last month.

We have never tried an actual speed run before, just went off what our speed was when out playing. Today we took the boat to some good water in Miami to see which is actually the "Worlds Fastest pleasure boat".
We put a set of 17" props which were a little bit too big, Rev limiters were only set at 6,800 not 7,000 but we figured we would see what it could do. We still had a few good runs considering.

There are more videos that will be posted that were taken from the air, another boat as well as video from inside the boat. It all has to be processed. This is a little clip of one of the runs with Johnny Tomilson holding a camera. Not a bad job considering what he was doing!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qK2acBVUdP8
Wow awsome run!
What pitch are the wheels?
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Old 03-09-2010, 02:28 PM
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WOW Great numbers Gino
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Race gas? pump gas? either way it's impressive!
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Thats haulin' the mail!
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Congrats Gino, damn nice numbers !

What fuel are you using?
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Gino,
congrats, that's really hauling the mail!
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