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Jabe and his '53 DR 13 Aug 2019 17:54 #98269

Fitting tribute to man's best friend. Boat looks great!
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Jabe and his '53 DR 13 Aug 2019 01:09 #98261

I like the windshield shape too. Very sleek.
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Jabe and his '53 DR 06 Aug 2019 11:52 #98059

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It looks great Neal, what is the windshield material?




thanks Ray.........the windsheild is 1/4" lexan...........

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Jabe and his '53 DR 06 Aug 2019 02:01 #98055

It looks great Neal, what is the windshield material?
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Jabe and his '53 DR 06 Aug 2019 01:09 #98045

That's very nice Jabe. from the pictures and comments you shared with us, sir Morgan looked like a great companion.
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Big Thanks goes out to Trey...............


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Jabe and his '53 DR 01 Aug 2019 03:18 #97922

no probs Dave, i believe you will be in the same prop pitch scale........:smiley:

Dave get cupped before you go to the Dr's.you will loose 200 RPM's :lol:
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no probs Dave, i believe you will be in the same prop pitch scale........:smiley:

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Jabe and his '53 DR 31 Jul 2019 23:30 #97909

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.

AWESOME :shades:
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Jabe and his '53 DR 30 Jul 2019 13:46 #97840

.......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..........


Great!

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.
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