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    It is totally dependent upon the dealer.

    It is totally dependent upon the dealer.
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    "I feel the need,...The need for speed)! ...

    "I feel the need,...The need for speed)!

    Arguably the most plagiarized quote of the original film and ironically still appropriate for a good number of us.
  3. Thread: Bitcoin

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    We currently have a record high stock market...

    We currently have a record high stock market which is masking other weakness but there are signs. The housing market has rallied but its slowing. The Deutsche Bank in Europe is failing which will...
  4. Thread: Bitcoin

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    There are numerous market conditions driving us...

    There are numerous market conditions driving us towards digital. The most notable is access to our money, it can take several days to actually move dollars under our current banking system but...
  5. Again, forget about OAL. The differences are...

    Again, forget about OAL. The differences are above the running surface but below the rub rail. The molds where massaged at the nose and at the sponsons.
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    Larger boats provide many benefits above and...

    Larger boats provide many benefits above and beyond rough water ride. Additional storage, space and stability have never been a problem.
  7. Everyone is getting to carried away with length...

    Everyone is getting to carried away with length defining the hull. The primary hull geometry was identical for both boats while under the OMC umbrella. Subtle adjustments to the nose and sponsons...
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    Did a little more homework and it appears...

    Did a little more homework and it appears Javelins and Stratos boats had the exact same post 92 radial strake hulls. It can only be surmised that the parent company, OMC, shared the tech. The only...
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    I have physically looked under all the Strato 200...

    I have physically looked under all the Strato 200 and 201 hulls and they all have the same radial strake design as my 93 but I have not looked at a 93 or older Javelin. I know that OMC owned Hydra...
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    I can't be certain how much of Stratos was Javlin...

    I can't be certain how much of Stratos was Javlin or vise versa but I do recall owning 3 separate 201's and the hull shape was un-mistakably Stratos. To my knowledge the Javlin moved in with Stratos...
  11. Second that...None of my 201's came out fast...

    Second that...None of my 201's came out fast including my 20'9" 07 model.
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    Plug all the ports in that Tropy. You do not...

    Plug all the ports in that Tropy. You do not need any extra ventilation which may be causing your loss of bite coming out.
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    Trophy props have shorter ears that allow you to...

    Trophy props have shorter ears that allow you to run the same pitch as a three blade. The threes should have taller ears. The 26 does seem a size too big to me but I do not recall the dry weight of...
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    I am seeing 69 at 5800 in the middle of summer. ...

    I am seeing 69 at 5800 in the middle of summer. 25 Tempest plus, all ports plugged.
  15. I have not run a Raker since 95 but even then...

    I have not run a Raker since 95 but even then they occasionally needed to be tuned. My 93 was better cupped than my 95. The 93 201 was a Dual console and the 95 was a Pro deck but there was a...
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    Actaully the boat should tell you what it wants...

    Actaully the boat should tell you what it wants but typically low speed cruising and hole shots like the motor to be lower. Top speed is achieved by bumping the jack up very small amounts until, 1....
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    Carpet is out dated. SeaDek is 1000 time better...

    Carpet is out dated. SeaDek is 1000 time better suited for bass boat application. More padding, does not hold water or moisture and wares better.
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    What is actually happening in this case, The hull...

    What is actually happening in this case, The hull is no longer being forced or cutting the waves and is now at the mercy of the waves like a skipping stone. Trimming down is like applying the brakes...
  19. I have owned several 20-21 footers and they all...

    I have owned several 20-21 footers and they all seemed to be slower to plane out or truly break free hence the popularity of the Bravo's. More stern lift and bite to get the bigger hulls moving...
  20. :popcorn: I will be upgrading my Fortrex 80,...

    :popcorn: I will be upgrading my Fortrex 80, still gathering data but the MG does impress.
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    Ted-LA hit the mark. When the prop gets to...

    Ted-LA hit the mark.

    When the prop gets to high or in a turn the cupped edges may grab a little air forcing it down which is often the root cause of the disturbance for the average boater. ...
  22. I ran a Shearwater when I guided In Ft. Myers...

    I ran a Shearwater when I guided In Ft. Myers area and was looking at an X before changing back to real world job. I would not give up the 4 blade or the hole shot for anything either and standing...
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    I have fired dozens of doctors. I travel all...

    I have fired dozens of doctors. I travel all over the country and have had less than stellar care from doctors. The good ones are far and few between, most just push pills and schedule appointments...
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    I was a motor guide guy for years going back to...

    I was a motor guide guy for years going back to the original 36v. brute and didn't flip to Minn Kota until the mid 2000's. Minn Kota has held top spot for a long time and we all should have seen...
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    Depends upon the prop. Trophy's get away with...

    Depends upon the prop. Trophy's get away with like pitch due to their shorter ears.
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