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A 100hp tower of power short shaft on a Golden Rocket.... 29 Oct 2020 03:33 #108376

I think my Flyer could be a death trap in the wrong hands ;-)

157.xx mph on Daytona high banks...

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A 100hp tower of power short shaft on a Golden Rocket.... 29 Oct 2020 02:54 #108374

MercuryMarc wrote: I thought the 100 was going on the Deluxe Clipper?

I wouldn't do it. Keep it for the DC


I have not given up on this application..

..just thinking....

150 hp for the DC

“too much...is just enough”. the late, great Dan Gurney...

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A 100hp tower of power short shaft on a Golden Rocket.... 29 Oct 2020 02:46 #108373

Locomotion wrote: Ah, there’s nothing like the feeling when I get that OMC looper trimmed up to where it picks the Flyers nose up and jumps about 10 MPH almost instantly as most of the hull is out of the water and the drag drops to nearly nothing and it truly becomes a Flyer ;-)



Yup, I wanna feel that...

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A 100hp tower of power short shaft on a Golden Rocket.... 29 Oct 2020 02:45 #108372

My other finished non FC project..


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A 100hp tower of power short shaft on a Golden Rocket.... 28 Oct 2020 21:39 #108366

Ah, there’s nothing like the feeling when I get that OMC looper trimmed up to where it picks the Flyers nose up and jumps about 10 MPH almost instantly as most of the hull is out of the water and the drag drops to nearly nothing and it truly becomes a Flyer ;-)
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A 100hp tower of power short shaft on a Golden Rocket.... 28 Oct 2020 21:10 #108365

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A 100hp tower of power short shaft on a Golden Rocket.... 28 Oct 2020 19:22 #108362

fuel tank,battery and operator seat may need to be attached to bow light to keep nose down.

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A 100hp tower of power short shaft on a Golden Rocket.... 28 Oct 2020 17:56 #108355

Proper throttle control and a power trim setup would be my recommendation.

I think my Flyer could be a death trap in the wrong hands ;-)
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A 100hp tower of power short shaft on a Golden Rocket.... 28 Oct 2020 14:52 #108351

Find a shallow lake.

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A 100hp tower of power short shaft on a Golden Rocket.... 28 Oct 2020 14:40 #108350

bayoumerc wrote: They did name it Rocket.....










It would Rocket to the bottom of the lake.
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