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Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 07-23-2012, 09:49 AM
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Posted By mudslide
dewayne6243;3736421]I have no clue. I pull with...

dewayne6243;3736421]I have no clue. I pull with an F650 C7 Cat and mine is rated for 26K. I just can't see a Duracrap pulling that much weight.


All I can say is GM says it can pull over 30,000#...
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 07-22-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,913
Posted By mudslide
Your right Ford has a much stronger frame is that...

Your right Ford has a much stronger frame is that why you see so many fords that pull something on the side of the road with a broken radiators seems like a little frame flexing going on.
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 07-22-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,913
Posted By mudslide
Check it again you were looking at single rear...

Check it again you were looking at single rear wheel.

http://www.chevrolet.com/silverado-3500hd-pickup-truck/features-specs/capabilities.config%3Dcrew_cab_long_box_drw.html
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 07-21-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By mudslide
All the door has is your gross vehicle weight...

All the door has is your gross vehicle weight which is 13,000 and the gross weight of front and rear axles it doesn't say anything about how much trailer you can pull. I've been in your scales before...
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 07-21-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,913
Posted By mudslide
No, I don't have 4:30 gears the duramax can pull...

No, I don't have 4:30 gears the duramax can pull 22,400 LBS 5th wheel with 3:73 gears with a GCWR of 30,500 LBS. As far as the weight goes i'm not over weight on any of my axles 3 on the trailer....
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 07-21-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By mudslide
I have a 2011 duramax tow my work trailer with...

I have a 2011 duramax tow my work trailer with combined weight @ 26,000 (run scales the weight is correct) got avg 10.5 mpg running 70 to 75 MPH for 2,000 miles from TN to MA and back so there were...
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 06-12-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
Posted By mudslide
Turn the stereo up LOL

Turn the stereo up LOL
Forum: Fountain 06-10-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By mudslide
Thats right borrow a set of 4 blades and try them...

Thats right borrow a set of 4 blades and try them you might be surprised it shocked the hell out of me. I didn't even want to waste my time trying them but sitting in the ocean an about 40 miles...
Forum: Fountain 06-08-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By mudslide
I had a set of Hydo's 5 blade same problem it was...

I had a set of Hydo's 5 blade same problem it was unpredictable one time I could get on plane no problems the next it took about 1/4 mile of trying to get on plane the following week took it out...
Forum: Fountain 06-08-2012, 10:25 AM
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Posted By mudslide
Let us know have you make out

Let us know have you make out
Forum: Fountain 06-08-2012, 08:54 AM
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Posted By mudslide
ARB38, I think your right with the 4 blade to...

ARB38, I think your right with the 4 blade to save your drives. The last year I had my boat I throw a blade in the middle Gulf during a run an another boater had a spare set of bravo's 30 4 blade put...
Forum: Fountain 06-07-2012, 10:11 PM
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Posted By mudslide
I would love to find out what I did wrong.

I would love to find out what I did wrong.
Forum: Fountain 06-07-2012, 08:24 PM
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Views: 5,757
Posted By mudslide
I could always feel a vibration in my feet when I...

I could always feel a vibration in my feet when I was getting ready to brake while running down the river. It could be your upper or prop the lower you shouldn't hurt unless you have thrown a few...
Forum: Fountain 06-06-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,757
Posted By mudslide
Ratedx, the way I used to get it on plane was to...

Ratedx, the way I used to get it on plane was to tuck the drives all the way in an drop the tabs all the way bring the rpms up to 3000. When you get up into the upper teens mph then start bring up...
Forum: Fountain 06-06-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By mudslide
Had an 07 38' with 600's ITS shorties and 6 blade...

Had an 07 38' with 600's ITS shorties and 6 blade Herings for about 3 to 4 years. That was the perfect setup to throw blades and destroy uppers in 1 season. With a 22 1/2" x dim your prop shaft is...
Forum: Fountain 06-04-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By mudslide
I never had 7's broke a lot of 6's couple 5's...

I never had 7's broke a lot of 6's couple 5's Herings, Throttle ups and hydro's a lot of people said to run maxim they will last but never tried them. Somebody lent me a set of 32's bravos 4 blade...
Forum: Fountain 06-04-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,757
Posted By mudslide
Try a 1" spacer that should help you to get on...

Try a 1" spacer that should help you to get on plane will loose about 2 or 3 mph. The bad thing about your setup is you are always going to be a blade thrower with the high x dim. Bravo's can't...
Forum: Outerlimits 04-09-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,865
Posted By mudslide
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Outerlimits 04-08-2012, 11:43 AM
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Views: 13,865
Posted By mudslide
Do those 51 footers have bladders or aluminum...

Do those 51 footers have bladders or aluminum fuel tanks?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-27-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,325
Posted By mudslide
You are right duallies in the snow suck. The only...

You are right duallies in the snow suck. The only way they will move is in 4 wheel drive.
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 12-21-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By mudslide
Check these out...

Check these out http://www.offshoreonly.com/classifieds/2_7_speedmasters_new_in_the_box-o32446-en.html
Forum: Fountain 10-25-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,697
Posted By mudslide
I pulled my 38 with a 40' pusher all over the...

I pulled my 38 with a 40' pusher all over the country coast to coast a few times never had any problems. Ran 75 to 80 out west that is the way to go on long trips. Also have a dually for around town...
Forum: Fountain 07-29-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,957
Posted By mudslide
If your running 600's with XRs and sportmasters...

If your running 600's with XRs and sportmasters with a X dim 22 1/2" on a Fountain you will have problems throwing blades and blowing uppers. They will last maybe a season if your lucky when its all...
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 07-17-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,936
Posted By mudslide
I didn't know PA was that strict that is a good...

I didn't know PA was that strict that is a good thing. There are a lot of people that has problems just driving forget about pulling anything. When I bought my motor home I was told all you need is a...
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 07-17-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,936
Posted By mudslide
CDL is a commercial driver’s license I pulled a...

CDL is a commercial driver’s license I pulled a 38' fountain behind a 40' motor home all over about 15,000 miles east to west and north to south never got stop. If I wasn't pulling the boat I was...
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