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    Fx Series top speed.

    What's some of the speeds you guy's are seeing out of the fx 20's and the fx 21's?

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    75-77 with myself tournament loaded-71-73 Partner and myself with a tournament load and 50 galls. of gas.. I have a FX-21/250 Sho..

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    Low to Mid 70's depends on amount of tackle.
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    I get 76.3 by myself full of fuel and 73 tournament load with partner. Those speeds are with twin Talon's and an 1198si on the console!

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    Yeah, that graph sure adds a lot of weight!!

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    Ok guys those speeds seem more logical I had someone tell me his boat would run 84 two guys with a tournament load.

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    Quote Originally Posted by collins4 View Post
    Ok guys those speeds seem more logical I had someone tell me his boat would run 84 two guys with a tournament load.
    ....in 6 footers all day long. : )

    Regarding the 1198, those big graphs do create a lot of drag and i have no doubt that they would knock a mph or so off your top end, same with power poles. My 20i with 250 SHO does 76 with two guys light load and cool weather, 73 in the middle of summer with full tourney load and 20lbs in the live wells.

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    I'm stuck between getting a 21hp triton an a 20 or 21 fx skeeter tranks for the responses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Meleagris1 View Post
    ....in 6 footers all day long. : )

    Regarding the 1198, those big graphs do create a lot of drag and i have no doubt that they would knock a mph or so off your top end, same with power poles. My 20i with 250 SHO does 76 with two guys light load and cool weather, 73 in the middle of summer with full tourney load and 20lbs in the live wells.
    really ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZXD View Post
    really ???
    Next time you're going 70, try to hold a 3700 Plano box up flat against the wind. See how much drag that creates.

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    1 mph loss with the graph and 3 mph with twin Talon's. I now turn the 1198 almost sideways to reduce the drag.

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    Oookaaay.

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    I never noticed any speed loss with my twin power poles and hds 8s

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    Its not rocket science, why do you think race boat builders go through all the effort to make things as streamlined and aerodynamic as possible, heck they even build cowlings for the motor rigging, which would seemingly create far less drag than the flat screens most are running around with. In any event, I certainly don't loose any sleep over it, we're talking very small differences. Even if it was 5mph, I still wouldn't be giving up my 1198. ;)

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