View Poll Results: What do you think effects fuel economy.
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Old 03-10-2003, 01:24 PM
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Lightbulb "Simple Fuel Saving ideas"

Plan your Trips as best you can.

Go thru your Boat from time to time & Get rid of all that extra weight you gain during the Season.

Bottom Kote your Boat with Polymer for least resistance.

Is your Boat running at its Best?

Check your Bilge, it may surprise you.

Check Your Prop & Drag.
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Two answers....Flo-Scan to always be aware of consumption @ RPM so you can cruise for economy and more just hangin' out at Potter's...though I don't know that Labbatt's is any cheaper per gallon. It's a given that the boat should be clean, light and in a good state of tune.
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YOUR PROP!...you would be AMAZED at what you can do if you get top end #'s out of your head.
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Yes Clean is Good.

But Prop in combination with that is Very Good. Less RPM's at a Good speed may be the answer.
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Park the boat/suv and drive a Insight.
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Bring lot's of beer, soda, water, insert your favorite beverage here. Drive to party area in your local lake/ocean/river. Hang out ALL DAY. Drive back to where you started.
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When im idleing down a long canal,i run on the center and shut off the outside ones tripps
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I thought a rough bottom was faster and more efficent because air is less resistant than water?
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Bring lot's of beer, soda, water, insert your favorite beverage here. Drive to party area in your local lake/ocean/river. Hang out ALL DAY. Drive back to where you started.
I have to agree with you but I tend to stay all night at the cove.
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You mean you don't even make it out of the cove?
Ooooohhh ........ What's it like staying ALL night?

Yea he was done with it, did you pick it up for me?
If so, I'd like to get that ths weekend because all i got doing for spring break is working on boat since I didn't get done in time to leave with the boat
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