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Old 12-15-2011, 11:42 AM
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WOW! Thats an impressive record to hold, especially in a boat as large as a Black Thunder! Talk about a full cabin, pleasure boat with a HUGE cockpit.

Have you run faster since?
Keep in mind, on this Black Thunder, as well as having a full sit down interior (not cover girl) the exhaust is running thru full time mufflers, not straight thru the transom. In my opinion, this alone, is very note worthy.

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Any pics of that SOB ?

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Old 12-15-2011, 11:51 AM
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Yes, but if I did, i would have a porti-potti on the boat and throw it away after the day was done.
Gotcha. We have the porta potti as well (they didn't build many 36's with heads). I guess it is all about personal preference.
Hell, my boat doesn't have cup holders which I am sure some people would think is strange (really cuts down on spills and such when running).

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Well, this thread turned to chit......
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Boy, sure can tell it is winter around here LOL..
That's for sure!!
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Cig had full blown race boat go 160 got a little squirly so they shut down had more left rumor has it?
John Tomlinson said it was like "balancing a knife on a bowling ball". He knew when the hull's limit had been reached and backed off the throttles. Fountain has a dual pad bottom which stabilizes the boat at high speeds. Cig does not have a pad bottom.
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The PSI setups are the chit!!
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That's some hardware! Cool boat too. There used to be a 43 Flat deck listed here from Missori with tripple 500's for sale ,for reasonable money....big eagle on the deck....always liked that boat.
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Keep in mind, on this Black Thunder, as well as having a full sit down interior (not cover girl) the exhaust is running thru full time mufflers, not straight thru the transom. In my opinion, this alone, is very note worthy.
Thanks for the post Gary. We're still not sure what changes we're going to do to the boat or if we'll even be at loto next year due to some work I'm pursuing.

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You might have to be the crew cheif at loto next year.....

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The PSI setups are the chit!!
They can make some serious power....

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That's some hardware! Cool boat too. There used to be a 43 Flat deck listed here from Missori with tripple 500's for sale ,for reasonable money....big eagle on the deck....always liked that boat.
Thanks! The 43' with eagle on it is a nice boat. My first ride on a 43' was on that boat. With fresh 525's SC's, it ran close to 90 back in the day.

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