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Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-14-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By dcrighton
Not too sure as he just moved his shop but his #...

Not too sure as he just moved his shop but his # is 321-795-6481

DC
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-11-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,280
Posted By dcrighton
Congrat Albert.....had to cancel at the last...

Congrat Albert.....had to cancel at the last minute as the waste gate piping and tails for my motors weren't completed despite paying a premium to get them done in time for Jax
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-19-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,255
Posted By dcrighton
I'm in....Bill and Co. really put on a first...

I'm in....Bill and Co. really put on a first class event.

A few new bad boys are coming this year as well.....Fred and Leon are apparently coming in Nor'easter and cautioned that I'll...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 05-02-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,795
Posted By dcrighton
Good run Gary.......boat was definitely hooked up...

Good run Gary.......boat was definitely hooked up and hauling a$$.
Congrats to the guys driving the green DCB as well.....I've driven a lot of small boats at high speeds but 176 in a 31' takes the...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-02-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,128
Posted By dcrighton
Prior to getting my Arnesons I was also told that...

Prior to getting my Arnesons I was also told that it was impossible to steer at slow speeds on one engine; however, I've had to make my way back on one motor numerous times with no steering issues. ...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 09-02-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 59,233
Posted By dcrighton
It is confusing....I was wondering what happened...

It is confusing....I was wondering what happened to Fred Ley and Leon Derebury in the Noreaster Skater as they ran 177 the first day and 170 the second.

I guess the most important thing is that...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 08-28-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 59,233
Posted By dcrighton
Thumbs up Congrats to Fred and Leon......first real test...

Congrats to Fred and Leon......first real test since new engines, total re-rig, new trannies, props, etc......it was still in pieces a few days ago and they had pretty much zero test time!

Way...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-14-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
Definitely a sweet boat.....with 557s and 1:35...

Definitely a sweet boat.....with 557s and 1:35 gears the acceleration must be frightening!
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-13-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
Been thinking the same thing.....an inboard...

Been thinking the same thing.....an inboard version of the Yacht's 32 Doug Wright that Grant rigged or a cut down 328 Skater with twin turbo small blocks and Arnesons would be awesome. Anyone know...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-13-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
TPS position.....as the boat gets more efficient...

TPS position.....as the boat gets more efficient you can back off the throttle and still maintain speed. Every time I've run the boat I've hit the limiters and had to back the throttle off to keep...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-13-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,376
Posted By dcrighton
Great video.....that 46 Skater was certainly in...

Great video.....that 46 Skater was certainly in its element.

DC
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-12-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,401
Posted By dcrighton
Thumbs up Congrats on a great run Todd......from the pics...

Congrats on a great run Todd......from the pics it looked like she was flying beautifully. Very impressive for only a few times out.

DC
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-12-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
Silly me....all along I thought it was because...

Silly me....all along I thought it was because Grant set me up with 1:33 gears to run at 7000 rpm for acceleration while everyone was running 1:24 gear sets and big wheels for top end. Here's a pic...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-11-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
blew my mind when you took the inside line so...

blew my mind when you took the inside line so close to shore......boat was hauling @ss and aired out beautifully.....looked like it was running on the skegs. LOL
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-10-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
a bunch of boats took off on the right side as...

a bunch of boats took off on the right side as can be seen in Cashbars video then the boat to my left....on my video you can clearly see all of the roostertails shoot up to the left of the screen...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-10-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
Yeah...that was pretty cool. You took an awesome...

Yeah...that was pretty cool. You took an awesome line right through 'em at 180....they didn't know which way to look..LOL
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-10-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
Hey Fred was wondering how much longer you...

Hey Fred

was wondering how much longer you would be stalking the forums before making your first post...LOL....Same paint as when you saw it.

You should have been in Jax with your 36 Skater and...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-09-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
about 110 mph......backed it down after PP broke...

about 110 mph......backed it down after PP broke a belt.....figured I was next..LOL
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-09-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
Chief 1200s with multiport injection

Chief 1200s with multiport injection
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-09-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
Broke my props testing the day before and had to...

Broke my props testing the day before and had to run my small set. We hit the limiters at 2:27 secs in the video and backed it down to around 160 to keep it together.....that is until I saw...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-09-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
Pure Platinum running about 180

Pure Platinum running about 180
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-09-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,527
Posted By dcrighton
its up now.....took a while to process in HD

its up now.....took a while to process in HD
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-09-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,518
Posted By dcrighton
Thumbs up Purgatory video Jax 2010

Ok guys,
Hope this works....took me a while to figure out how to edit the GoPro HD. The most amazing thing was that the suction cup mount actually stayed on at 170!!

DC
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Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-09-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,527
Posted By dcrighton
3rd boat from the left side at the start....at...

3rd boat from the left side at the start....at 1:30 to 1:35 in the video it was the second boat in the shot at the far side
Forum: General Boating Discussion 06-08-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,527
Posted By dcrighton
I may try to make LOTO as well if Tommy has my...

I may try to make LOTO as well if Tommy has my turbo motors done by then
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