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06-14-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
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
06-11-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,357
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
05-19-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,460
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...
05-02-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,993
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...
09-02-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,682
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. ...
09-01-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 59,809
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...
08-28-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 59,809
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...
06-14-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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!
06-13-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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...
06-13-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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...
06-13-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,500
Posted By dcrighton

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

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

DC
06-12-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,497
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
06-11-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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...
06-11-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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
06-10-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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...
06-10-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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
06-10-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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...
06-09-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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
06-09-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
Posted By dcrighton

Chief 1200s with multiport injection

Chief 1200s with multiport injection
06-09-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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...
06-09-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
Posted By dcrighton

Pure Platinum running about 180

Pure Platinum running about 180
06-09-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,555
Posted By dcrighton

its up now.....took a while to process in HD

its up now.....took a while to process in HD
06-09-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,822
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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06-09-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,555
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
06-08-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,555
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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