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Forum: Velocity
02-15-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,946
Posted By suntimes

Very nice job on the interior!

Very nice job on the interior!
06-30-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,572
Posted By suntimes

Point Lookout State Park at the mouth of the...

Point Lookout State Park at the mouth of the Potomac (MD side). Beach on the west side of the little bay inlet is long and uncrowded. Can anchor and walk in to beach.
Forum: Velocity
11-15-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,158
Posted By suntimes

As others have said, you need more speed and a...

As others have said, you need more speed and a better prop. I would recommend the "X" series of the Hydromotive props. I was having planing/stability issues with the Bravo that came on my 290 and...
Forum: Velocity
06-25-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By suntimes

Cool Congrats! I've had my 290SC for five years and...

Congrats! I've had my 290SC for five years and still love it. It is a very versatile performance boat!
Forum: Velocity
03-18-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,357
Posted By suntimes

Welcome! I'm sure you will have a lot of fun. ...

Welcome! I'm sure you will have a lot of fun. Let us know how your mods progress...
Forum: Velocity
03-15-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By suntimes

Looks nice!

Looks nice!
07-31-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,886
Posted By suntimes

Tbe 290SC and VR-1 are the same length boat and...

Tbe 290SC and VR-1 are the same length boat and hulls are the same. The 290SC has a raised deck for cabin headroom. This also gives more freeboard (higher sides) in the cockpit. The SC also has a...
Forum: Velocity
07-14-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,764
Posted By suntimes

He was a great help with my Velocity deal. I...

He was a great help with my Velocity deal. I wish him all the best!
Forum: Velocity
05-26-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By suntimes

I have a Merc 525. At speeds around 70 and above...

I have a Merc 525. At speeds around 70 and above is where I notice the improvement in stability. Trim the drive back a bit to let the prop pick up the nose, and most of the chine-walk tendency goes...
Forum: Velocity
05-25-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By suntimes

I run a P5X on my 290SC. It is less prone to...

I run a P5X on my 290SC. It is less prone to ventilate while coming on plane, has less slip at cruise speed, tends to pick the bow up to keep the boat on the back of the pad for top speed, and is...
Forum: Velocity
03-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By suntimes

These hulls like to run on the back of the pad...

These hulls like to run on the back of the pad with their nose up a bit. On my 290SC, I have the drive trimmed out 2 or 3 points past vertical for speeds above 60 with a Hydro P5X prop with prop...
Forum: Velocity
08-07-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,522
Posted By suntimes

I have owned my 290SC for over three years and I...

I have owned my 290SC for over three years and I love it. I bought it used with Velocity serving as the broker. They worked with me to install additional items as part of the deal and also gave me...
06-28-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By suntimes

I plan to go over there again this year. It is a...

I plan to go over there again this year. It is a very nice marina.
Forum: Velocity
06-19-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By suntimes

I switched from a Bravo to the P5X on my 290SC...

I switched from a Bravo to the P5X on my 290SC (with a 525) and love it. It improved the hole shot a lot, and you can always control the drive loading with the throttle! The prop still has some...
06-06-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,592
Posted By suntimes

Great article, Matt. Thanks!

Great article, Matt. Thanks!
Forum: Velocity
02-07-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,253
Posted By suntimes

Summer boating is great around here. You can do...

Summer boating is great around here. You can do Baltimore, DC, Annapolis, Alexandria, lots of smaller towns, or just anchor out in a nice cove. The 290 does well until the bay gets waves over 5 ft...
Forum: Velocity
10-26-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,208
Posted By suntimes

Looks like a really clean install and the pulley...

Looks like a really clean install and the pulley cleared without boat mods. :cool: I have my engine seawater strainer in the same location as you. That's neat that the intercooler strainer is in...
Forum: Velocity
10-22-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By suntimes

Congrats. Good time to buy--you have all winter...

Congrats. Good time to buy--you have all winter to get it ready to go for next season!
Forum: Velocity
10-18-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,208
Posted By suntimes

Congrats! That sounds like a really thorough...

Congrats! That sounds like a really thorough set-up. Thanks for listing your resources. You'll have to post pics when you get the chance. Of course I am very interested to see how it looks and...
Forum: Velocity
10-15-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,592
Posted By suntimes

Sounds like fun! Thats faster than I will ever...

Sounds like fun! Thats faster than I will ever go in mine--even if I hop it up.
Forum: Velocity
09-01-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,986
Posted By suntimes

Looks good!

Looks good!
Forum: Velocity
08-16-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,894
Posted By suntimes

Congrats. Looks like your planning paid off and...

Congrats. Looks like your planning paid off and you are having fun now! I like the classic Velocity 'V' stripe on the sides.
07-20-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,271
Posted By suntimes

Breton Bay is good. Only one ramp, but a decent...

Breton Bay is good. Only one ramp, but a decent one...(Abell's Wharf)

http://www.dnr.state.md.us/boating/pdfs/BoatingAccessInformationStMarys1.pdf
07-08-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By suntimes

Looks good. Haven't been able to find the last...

Looks good. Haven't been able to find the last three issues at any store in my area--period! Not even Barnes and Noble, which is 1 hour away. Hope you will offer a subscription soon...
Forum: Velocity
07-01-2012, 05:02 PM
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