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    Gettin there

    Startin to get her dialed in.
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    Looking great....what kind of speeds are you getting from the nine pager?

    Quote Originally Posted by 71V153 View Post
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    Did you get a weight of the hull?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DanUmbarger View Post
    Looking great....what kind of speeds are you getting from the nine pager?
    68.4 with a 26 Raker. Thinkin I need a lil more wheel, cuz I'm turnin 7K or so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FMP View Post
    Did you get a weight of the hull?
    Nah but rumor has it they were 390# dry. And we took all the wood outa this one ...
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    That thing's a barge lol

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    Have no way of confirming this, but our bet is it weighs under 1000lbs. Wet, less driver.
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    Now if you hang some black on the back, you'll not only drop weight but you'll pick up an extra 10mph..haha
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    Looks good on the water

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    It's really scary, and really fun. All at the same time ...
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    Nice boat! I had a couple GT 20s back in the day. They ran 80mph and that was fast back then. Good luck with the set up. I'm working on a v21 now.
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    Havin alotta fun with it. Stay tuned for LWP and solid mounts.
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