You need to take me for a ride now....I really need to know how many RPMs I weigh. Can't wait for Dr's appointments in the future and I answer the question, "do you know your weight?", and I will eagerly answer in RPMs.
jabe wrote: .......so i raised the motor an 1 1/4", putting cavitation plate 1/2' below bottom of boat, and i fastened an aluminmum eavestrough nail to the face of my pin to bring me out a half pin........
results blew me away..........alone in the boat, i can get 30mph to 31mph at 4610rpm..........
That is almost exactly what Carol gets out of her DR/early 50's 25hp. The 30 hp is the same cubic inch as the 25 hp.
“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing–absolutely nothing–half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”
From Kenneth Grahame‘s classic, The Wind in the Willows.