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    2 Weeks Ago
    BYOBoat replied to a thread Sport C tunnel boat in Mini Boats
    Most of the tunnel boats I've seen, and stock outboard hydros for that matter, use the lower shape. The upper shape is more of a NACA foil. TBDP and...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    And power trim is a really a must. You drive tunnel boats with the trim, not the throttle. Most all are homebuilt trim systems not factory, though a...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Full plate also solved the idle issue. On the fishing motors, low speed idle rpm is controlled by retarding the timing, by still rotating the stator...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Has anyone run Sponson bottoms bottom that taper in width from the break point to the transom? I can't run wider sponsons with my current CG location...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    The 2 stripes along the tunnel were probably small strips 1/2-3/4" tall. Not quite sure how they worked, but I've heard they affected air and water...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    They were built light, especially the deck. I rebuilt a friend's for Sport C a few years back. Started in better shape structurally, but the deck was...
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First & Last Name:
Russell Mead
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Sport C Silver"Wing"
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Warrenton, OR
Boat racing number:
545
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Marine Electrician and Yacht Repair
Biography:
Owner/Operator of Cascade Yacht Works. Build and run towboats at stock outboard races, and now getting into a true race boat

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mini tunnel boats for sport, now an experimental Sport C added to the fleet.

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