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09-20-2021, 09:56 AM
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Posted By mountie

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Ah.... The good old days !!
08-02-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 78,012
Posted By mountie

thanks for reminding me to dig out my Popeye's...

thanks for reminding me to dig out my Popeye's pictures..... ( soon to post)
04-17-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By mountie

I now live in Wellington, Florida...( next to...

I now live in Wellington, Florida...( next to West Palm Beach). As we shop for another house, I am renting from a friend, a small storage building in a 3 acre private property. There is plenty of...
03-25-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 78,012
Posted By mountie

I will search for a clearer view of the installed...

I will search for a clearer view of the installed Merc powerheads..... ( I assisted in the install / rigging of the "money-pit" )
...
07-06-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By mountie

One of the early days in this 46'r, Howard & I...

One of the early days in this 46'r, Howard & I took this beast out for a run. In the north bay, where He has his favorite water for a speed test. ( In the previous 40 footer- twin turbine Skater, we...
07-02-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By mountie

Howard's daughter will let me know when the...

Howard's daughter will let me know when the celebration of His life..... Sometime in the fall - fingers crossed.
I had a fun phone call with Howard a couple weeks before he left us..... It was...
07-02-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By mountie

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07-02-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By mountie

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07-02-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By mountie

28 V...... Nice photos. Brings back familiar...

28 V...... Nice photos. Brings back familiar memories. ( I have a couple of those posters )
...
06-19-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By mountie

There will be an intimate memorial for Howard...

There will be an intimate memorial for Howard next week. ( Due to current "weather conditions" ) BUT....... There will be a CELEBRATION for Howard, to be planned in the Fall. TBD

I will be...
06-17-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,848
Posted By mountie

What a great guy to miss...... We met ( and I...

What a great guy to miss...... We met ( and I worked with Howard) from day one ...... So many happy memories..... Howard was happy up to his last day !!
...
Forum: General Q & A
01-19-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,042
Posted By mountie

Yea, tell me about it...... My early years with...

Yea, tell me about it...... My early years with Howard Arneson ........ Most hulls were not prepared for our "new-found" speeds !!

......... Chime walking....... A lot of chime-walking....... This...
Forum: General Q & A
01-19-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,042
Posted By mountie

Boy, oh boy....... EVERYBODY knows the classic...

Boy, oh boy....... EVERYBODY knows the classic response to that question!! :popcorn: ( emoji )...... The bank manager waiting at the bank entry door, when he/she heard that you want to go...
Forum: General Q & A
01-17-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,042
Posted By mountie

Yup... the attitude of the boat is critical.........

Yup... the attitude of the boat is critical......
To run faster, it could be a good idea to get professional instruction....... LEARN to drive the boat correctly. Go faster !!

I worked at...
Forum: General Q & A
01-17-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,042
Posted By mountie

Looks like He's gonna have to run with a 10...

Looks like He's gonna have to run with a 10 gallon fuel tank.............................................:whistle:
Forum: General Q & A
01-01-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,042
Posted By mountie

During the first months Arneson years, in his 18'...

During the first months Arneson years, in his 18' , He would have me move to the forward - then rear of boat to feel both trim & CG at speed.
I was about 185lbs then! ( rear was fun.... only an...
Forum: General Q & A
12-31-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,042
Posted By mountie

No one ( I think) has mentioned it.... So I...

No one ( I think) has mentioned it.... So I will.......

If a speed increase is what you want.......... Arnesons...... Faster and even at a lesser rpm!
A tad pricey, but it will give you what you...
Forum: General Q & A
12-22-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,042
Posted By mountie

I honestly do not remember ( around 1980 / ..I...

I honestly do not remember ( around 1980 / ..I was the crew).... But it was enough to make for more speed under the conditions, to better our competition.
Forum: General Q & A
12-21-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,042
Posted By mountie

Years ago, we had a stock 32' Sleekcraft / twin...

Years ago, we had a stock 32' Sleekcraft / twin 454's / Arnesons. ( Tony Garcia's old boat BTW) We were doing speed trials on Lake Mead, Vegas. I sanded the rear 1/2 of the bottom with 60 grit before...
Forum: General Q & A
12-20-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,042
Posted By mountie

Weight-weight-weight........ Reduce drag !!! ...

Weight-weight-weight........
Reduce drag !!!

Back in the old days, I asked Howard Arneson about this new technology... " carbon fiber "..... I suggested to reduce weight by re-creating the...
12-15-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 98,100
Posted By mountie

Wha ?? What happened to the fine photos?? They...

Wha ?? What happened to the fine photos?? They are all fuzzy.....
09-30-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,104
Posted By mountie

I was reacting to what I heard for a while...... ...

I was reacting to what I heard for a while...... I since found out the truth. 180 degree turn.
09-30-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 47,956
Posted By mountie

NEWS FLASH The stories, negative about Rik &...

NEWS FLASH

The stories, negative about Rik & his Arneson Drives........ Don't believe everything you have heard. I have reacted to what I was reading in this thread.......
Even though I had...
09-30-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,104
Posted By mountie

Please do me a favor???? Edit OUT my unfair...

Please do me a favor???? Edit OUT my unfair comment about Rik and his surface drive business.....in your post if possible?? My comment was uncalled for and totally ignorant of the facts.
I...
09-29-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,038
Posted By mountie

" To have a possible chance for a successful...

" To have a possible chance for a successful event, you must have people "accidentally" learn about it. "

( Rodger Penske said that to me at our INDY races in Fontana around 1991. )
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