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Old 10-13-2004, 08:40 PM
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I thought I would show everybody what I spent 4 months building. I kept breaking my lowers on the B-Max so I thought that if I had two props that I would reduce the gear load by 50%. I have put six hours on it at 1400HP, haven't lost the lower yet. I am pulling it this weekend for inspection I'll let you all know how it looks. I hope it looks as good as it performs!
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Old 10-13-2004, 08:46 PM
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Tom, what's the top speed of your rocket ship so far??

And, is that an aluminum spacer between the drive and the housing??
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Old 10-13-2004, 09:03 PM
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Waterfowl, the lake where I live is not to big, but I had it to 125mph three times Tuesday. The aluminum is a billet that was machined to replace the B-Max front shaft support and help support the Blackhawk. The Blackhawk is a one piece unit, so I had to saw it into and join the two.
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Familiar with Gun Lake Tom. I can believe you would run out of room, as well as depth! I've actually been to your shop a couple of times. Once to dyno KAAMA Mark's motor with Jim Valako, and once to dyno SuperV's motor with Dave Ritter.
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Refresh my memory.... 23 or 25 Eliminator??
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I am a Blackhawk fan. Nice work!!!! Get a shot on plane.
PS, headed to MI This evening before it get cold <grin>.
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Waterfowl, It's a 24'
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Looks Good Tom, Way To Gooooooooo
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Ah.... worked my way all the way around that one didn't I!!!
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nice verry nice . you need to sell your adp plate to b max now . put a patton on it first, so you can get paid for it , robbie
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