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Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-15-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,195
Posted By TYPHOON
WOW is all I can say. Truly a unique piece.

WOW is all I can say. Truly a unique piece.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-27-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,941
Posted By TYPHOON
Would you rather go 200 MPH in a Vee or on a wing...

Would you rather go 200 MPH in a Vee or on a wing (cat)? The Vee most likely wont blow over but might get a little squarely. IMO the wing (air entrapment hull) is way more likely to blow over the...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-27-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,941
Posted By TYPHOON
I cant imagine how much harder it is to do close...

I cant imagine how much harder it is to do close to the same speeds in a Vee vs a cat in a kilo. That should be the big story
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-26-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,941
Posted By TYPHOON
What is the kilo record for a cat unlimited with...

What is the kilo record for a cat unlimited with a piston motor?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-26-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,941
Posted By TYPHOON
As long as the record is broken it will stand for...

As long as the record is broken it will stand for another 10 years !!!!!! No one that I have heard of has the drive and ambition that Fountain has at these types of records. And if you don't think it...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-12-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,431
Posted By TYPHOON
No disrespect but I don't know where you can find...

No disrespect but I don't know where you can find a $30K race boat that can take that kind of beating and be competitive. I do respect all the men and women that have raced this style racing in the...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-12-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,826
Posted By TYPHOON
I don't think you would have many boats finishing...

I don't think you would have many boats finishing a 125 mile race these days LOL. There wouldn't be enough tow boats. Could you imagine how long of a wait and then tow back would take and worse yet...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-09-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,826
Posted By TYPHOON
If you go as a fan to watch boats flying across...

If you go as a fan to watch boats flying across the water wouldn't you want to see them? At race sites people are always asking where is the best place to "watch" the race. No one has ever asked me...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-08-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,826
Posted By TYPHOON
IMO only one org in the south is needed and will...

IMO only one org in the south is needed and will survive. Let the one that offers a better experience for the racers win. Then I would love to see the northern OPA and southern org align there rules...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-07-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By TYPHOON
WOW that's a nice set up. Thanks for the offer.

WOW that's a nice set up. Thanks for the offer.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-06-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By TYPHOON
I also like old school. Its a hard sell to my...

I also like old school. Its a hard sell to my daughter about the Powder Blue LOL Were these good handling boats ?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-06-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By TYPHOON
That's the plan to take it on our vacation to...

That's the plan to take it on our vacation to Lake George. I hope I can get it done by then
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-06-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By TYPHOON
We have been sanding away!!!! Got down to the...

We have been sanding away!!!! Got down to the original color (Baby Blue sides, stripe and White rest of boat). I was thinking the old school colors might look good to go back to when I re paint it....
Forum: Donzi 12-05-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 144,433
Posted By TYPHOON
I was hoping to get some input on a Donzi I just...

I was hoping to get some input on a Donzi I just purchased for a project rebuild. It is a 1973 ID # C21GT 56. I cant find any pics of this model in that year. It was powder blue and white. Is it...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-30-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,840
Posted By TYPHOON
I bought one and tested it on my race boat. Out...

I bought one and tested it on my race boat. Out of the box it was almost as fast as my best 5 blade prop. I sent it back for some fine tuning and tested again. Even better but I didn't race it...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-28-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,877
Posted By TYPHOON
Im going to go out on the limb here and guess...

Im going to go out on the limb here and guess many of you have cash from your businesses that's not recorded and you need to spend it on non traceable fun. LOL
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-23-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By TYPHOON
Trent I am not slamming you. In fact we are very...

Trent I am not slamming you. In fact we are very similar and want many of the same things. I have asked and tried for years with every org to step up tec. I LOVE TEC !!!!! Maybe now with the class in...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-22-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By TYPHOON
Trent, where are you going with this. You know...

Trent, where are you going with this. You know the answer to your question. I did not hear of any of the teams that competed had a issue or complained. Yes we would all like to have a 100 point...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-22-2017, 10:07 AM
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-15-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,544
Posted By TYPHOON
I think if done right a new org may revitalize...

I think if done right a new org may revitalize the sport and bring in NEW blood. The economy seems to be going in the right direction and maybe the timing is perfect. IMO its all about the money and...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-02-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By TYPHOON
Its nice to see a early schedual

Its nice to see a early schedual
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-31-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,410
Posted By TYPHOON
The reason I know how to go in and out of a inlet...

The reason I know how to go in and out of a inlet is because I swamped my race boat. Not proud of the moment but want to share. I was racing in the worlds at either Orange beach or Destin and just...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-31-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,410
Posted By TYPHOON
I have found that going with a little speed keeps...

I have found that going with a little speed keeps you in front of it with more control. Going slower IMO lets you get sucked back into the wave and then you have to try and ride it out. Same going...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-27-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By TYPHOON
I had the same boat with a 350 package. Get a...

I had the same boat with a 350 package. Get a kidney belt. Any chop and the ride is hard.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-27-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By TYPHOON
That's it !!!! My back bench seat has sides on...

That's it !!!! My back bench seat has sides on it. I know it also had a #3 drive on it as well. How well will it run with a 350 Mag? I need to fill in the transom. Any idea of what the x dem should...
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