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Mercury Marc 21 Aug 2020 15:53 #106921

rivets and finz wrote: i was wondering lol
i bet it feels like a 100 when wide open ,specially compared to the old engine
looking forward to seeing what she actually does once you get it all broken in
and if the border ever opens up perhaps we can do some boating together - 6 feet apart !


Sure thing, Wayne, " Michigan meet" spring 2021. And or whenever. No lie,
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Mercury Marc 21 Aug 2020 15:02 #106919

i was wondering lol
i bet it feels like a 100 when wide open ,specially compared to the old engine
looking forward to seeing what she actually does once you get it all broken in
and if the border ever opens up perhaps we can do some boating together - 6 feet apart !

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Mercury Marc 21 Aug 2020 13:30 #106917

Yeah, if any of that bunch writes you a check, don't take it to the bank ;-)
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Mercury Marc 21 Aug 2020 11:59 #106915

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Boatboy wrote: Mark, Rob is not the president of the liars club. That position belongs to John Closs.






That sounds like it might be a lie too Marc. :)
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Mercury Marc 21 Aug 2020 04:02 #106912

Mark, Rob is not the president of the liars club. That position belongs to John Closs.
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Mercury Marc 21 Aug 2020 02:48 #106908

rivets and finz wrote: speed is pretty awesome,cant be much boat left in the water at that speed,still feel stable ?
my 23 crestliner after 50 gets a little chine walky as only the drive is in the water
speed taken by gps i presume?
i think the clipper with a 100 on the back should be pretty quick too


Hi Wayne,

I am sorry but I only have been messing with the gang. I have not done any speed tests.

Rob "BigbadJohn" is the president of the liars club. And all I have been doing is trying to get into the club and get a T-shirt from him.
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Mercury Marc 21 Aug 2020 02:38 #106905

speed is pretty awesome,cant be much boat left in the water at that speed,still feel stable ?
my 23 crestliner after 50 gets a little chine walky as only the drive is in the water
speed taken by gps i presume?
i think the clipper with a 100 on the back should be pretty quick too

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Mercury Marc 21 Aug 2020 01:48 #106900

BigBadJon wrote: 35.7 mph only qualifies you for a childs 8T shirt, Marc. Sorry........


Well that's good Rob because I was lying, I am still shooting for a XL. Today I got the boat to go 55.7 MPH. I mean this thing is stupid fast....
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Mercury Marc 20 Aug 2020 22:42 #106897

35.7 mph only qualifies you for a childs 8T shirt, Marc. Sorry........
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Mercury Marc 20 Aug 2020 20:41 #106895

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