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Old 03-20-2010, 12:19 AM
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Some love them, some hate them. I read a article not too long ago about Steve Stepp saying how much bad things a ventilated V-bottom causes in racing offshore. He claimed they hook when turned hard, barrell roll easier and also claims them to be "unsafe". Is there any truths to these statements? If so why are so many V-bottom companies incorporating them into the designs of there own boats? Is there any factual information that proves a ventilated V-bottom is faster then a padded V? All things created equal? Im curious to know some of your guys thoughts on this subject, specially guys that have built around these platforms. T2x specially you if you see this. Thanks for your time.
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Steps are part of performance boating these days. My resin bucket only has steps going into the cabin. But I can tell you that performance boating in general is extremely dangerous... Your wallet and liver will most definitly suffer negative consequences. Please back away from the dock and head for the nearest couch.

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Get yourself a large drink, make sure that you have several hours of free time and read this: T2x's infamous thread on vee-bottom design

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Get yourself a large drink, make sure that you have several hours of free time and read this: T2x's infamous thread on vee-bottom design

Call us back next week, once you're done...

Thanks man, I missed that thread..talk to ya next week..
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Jeff, "The legendary 38 PP with a tweeked bottom and a new deck" I still have one, interested? OK,maybe not a new deck, or tweeked bottom!!! Butt, it has a stocked bar!!!!!! Robbie
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Jeff, "The legendary 38 PP with a tweeked bottom and a new deck" I still have one, interested? OK,maybe not a new deck, or tweeked bottom!!! Butt, it has a stocked bar!!!!!! Robbie
How ya been bud....between you and I..you were the smart one by keeping your boat..look at all the money I would have saved...Hell I could have bought another 37/38' boat..with 850's and 6's by now..
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