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Old 03-26-2004, 08:46 AM
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engineering sketch of some good functional steps
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steps designed to specs provided by marketing department with no real intended benefit other than to wow the consumer crowd.
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I guess I shouldn't egg this on, eh?
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steps designed to specs provided by marketing department with no real intended benefit other than to wow the consumer crowd.
but, but, where do they end?
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They never end. They continue to deliver an additional 8 to 12 mph, even at rest.

(copyright Brand-F industries 2004)
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I guess I shouldn't egg this on, eh?

Yes you should!!!

Those steps in the first photo are too small and too far apart. That will cause spinouts and drink spills.
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Just trying to stay a step ahead.
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And if you didn't have steps would you own a Ramp or handicap accessible hull? Jo
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Yes. A definite handicap.

That's why all boats that don't have steps aren't allowed to race with the step hull crowd. They are relegated to the "special olympics"...
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