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  • Originally posted by Appella View Post
    I can only dream of 30 knots, when we first got our boat, with a low hour engine, and less weight, I could do that at WOT.
    My problem is, the transom is built for a single inboard, and inboards as we know are less efficient, as the prop is pushing the stern up. Repower options for me max out at 430HP, unless I go with a bracket, or major hull re-configure ($$$$$$)
    You guys with twin outdrives have the best setup in in my opinion.

    Wave to us as you fly by, we will be the ones slogging behind the Ranger Tugs for now.
    A local Mech put one of these in a Bayliner 2859 last year (for a customer), I havent seen it out on the water yet, but hear is quite happy with the performance.

    http://www.mercuryracing.com/sterndrives/engines/520-2/
    1982 2580 "HI-BOY " IN 2 DEEP 5.7LX ALPHA

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    • Originally posted by Cummins12V98 View Post
      There were 4 GP's at the Camano State launch yesterday including my "REEL FAST", one was "dragginbait" I was a bit bust so I did not say hi.
      Yes I was there Saturday morning. I saw you running thought maybe you had important business!! I saw a GP with a evenrude G2 and one that had a custom hard top on it out by baby Island also.
      Bracketed 1973 191 VIP Suzuki df175
      F/V Goldmember

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      • That is a supersized bracket deck.
        The cruise liner QE2 moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel fuel that it burns.

        1982 28' Long Cabin "Molly Brown" sweating through a long hot summer. Massive California forest fires fill our sky with smoke. SUP paddlers and kayakers transit the harbor with abandon, thinking they have the right of way over all boats.

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        • Originally posted by dragginbait View Post
          Yes I was there Saturday morning. I saw you running thought maybe you had important business!! I saw a GP with a evenrude G2 and one that had a custom hard top on it out by baby Island also.
          That was me at Baby putting the crab pots up on the roof rack as you came out of Honeymoon Bay. Goldmember looking good skipping across the water.

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          • Originally posted by gordo View Post
            That was me at Baby putting the crab pots up on the roof rack as you came out of Honeymoon Bay. Goldmember looking good skipping across the water.
            Thanks Gordo, How did you guys do? It was a little slow for us. Took home 11 dungee but had to set the pots twice to get them. I didn't see your bracket so I wasn't sure if it was you or not. Did you see the GP with the custom hard top?
            Bracketed 1973 191 VIP Suzuki df175
            F/V Goldmember

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            • Originally posted by dragginbait View Post
              Yes I was there Saturday morning. I saw you running thought maybe you had important business!! I saw a GP with a evenrude G2 and one that had a custom hard top on it out by baby Island also.

              I always feel like I need to get the HE!! out of everyones way when it's busy there.

              On a side note I finally got smart and bought a one year "Annual Natural Investment Permit" it gives me unlimited launches at State ramps and it also covers the State Annual $30 Park Pass. It costs $80 for a full year from purchase date. So now every time I launch I have $7 extra to buy a good beer.

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              • Cummis, that is the way to go. I did that when I lived on Camano. It paid for it's self very quickly.
                1978 Glasply 21ft 5.7l Mercruiser R drive "Sandi's Surprise"
                1981 Glasply 17ft 70hp Johnson & 9.8hp Nissan kicker "Skunked"

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                • 13 and about 50 females. Didn't see the custom.

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                  • Here is a commercial boat spotted last weekend in Edmonds. Looks like it may have started life as a 19 hardtop. Love seeing these GPs used as work boats.

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                    • Mother
                      Gasdock guy was amazed when I told him Molly Brown was 36. That’s why I like term ‘Classic Boats’. Great hull design and incredibly strong hulls. Parts may wear out but the hull remains.
                      The cruise liner QE2 moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel fuel that it burns.

                      1982 28' Long Cabin "Molly Brown" sweating through a long hot summer. Massive California forest fires fill our sky with smoke. SUP paddlers and kayakers transit the harbor with abandon, thinking they have the right of way over all boats.

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                      • Ever since picking up my first Glasply in August, my head seems to be on a swivel when I see another boat sporting the name.

                        I saw one in the parking lot of an area Safeway, and another on Military in Federal Way, that I didn't get a picture of.

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                        • 360
                          Didn’t take long for you to catch the fever. If you have a chance to talk to an owner, invite them to the forum and see if the will share their HIN for our registry.
                          The cruise liner QE2 moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel fuel that it burns.

                          1982 28' Long Cabin "Molly Brown" sweating through a long hot summer. Massive California forest fires fill our sky with smoke. SUP paddlers and kayakers transit the harbor with abandon, thinking they have the right of way over all boats.

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                          • Originally posted by Socal View Post
                            ...and see if the will share their HIN for our registry.
                            Or just note (or photograph) the HIN for our collection.
                            -- Tim Taylor

                            1979 Glasply 21-foot I/O Overnighter w/ 5.0L Volvo-Penta duoprop (Cardinal)
                            1982 Glasply 16-foot runabout w/ 50hp Mercury OB (JV Junior)
                            1978 Glasply 19-1/2 foot runabout, project boat (Beer Goggles)


                            I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you.

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