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    Bill I would look at the APBA 2015 MOD specs...

    Bill I would look at the APBA 2015 MOD specs before you do anything or call hannon or Bartlett
  2. I seem to remember an 1100R from the mid west...

    I seem to remember an 1100R from the mid west that had the words " hoppy sits and sh!#s here" I think there was a ACspark plug logo on the boat as well.
    funny that at the nationals the next year...
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    Dean , all this thing needs are cup holders and...

    Dean , all this thing needs are cup holders and We are good to go.... Ishii you want to race with Dean and me too?????

    C.C.
  4. Thread: DePue 2010

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    Daren, I'm way to old for that face book...

    Daren,
    I'm way to old for that face book s##t......:eek:

    Carl
  5. Thread: DePue 2010

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    slight correction here Ron, Jon Peeters races...

    slight correction here Ron,

    Jon Peeters races for Oberto in the stock classes (20ssH, CSH)

    Byrne Bro's Racing Pro division: Jon Peeters, Kyle Lewis
    Byrne Bro's Racing stock division : Kyle...
  6. J Michael Kelly wins UIM Unlinited Race In Qatar

    as quoted...
    J. Michael Kelly in the U-7 Graham Trucking won his first hydroplane final in grand fashion, passing an ailing U-16 Ellstrom Elam Plus in the final lap to win the inaugural Oryx Cup...
  7. does behind my bike when I was 12 count???????? ...

    does behind my bike when I was 12 count????????

    carl
  8. Thread: U-Boats?

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    Bill, I could not agree more, to bad the race...

    Bill, I could not agree more, to bad the race sites dont do more for the racers and the fans, it is one great sport to see, agreed, it costs way to much to put on an event like this but it would be...
  9. Thread: U-Boats?

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    Well,,,,,,,,,,,,,, they could be doing better,...

    Well,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    they could be doing better, this years season was only 5 races, with a race next week or so in Qatar.

    one of the problems sits with their board and race sites, last year,...
  10. Thread: craig craft

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    what does the dashboard look like???? post a pic...

    what does the dashboard look like???? post a pic and Ill try to help you out.

    Carl
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    sorry I dont know the year no pionts early...

    sorry I dont know the year
    no pionts early stator type

    dont know about the exhaust buy my guess would not be through the hub

    power tilt works great
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    Bunker, tried that as well to check...

    Bunker,
    tried that as well to check compression, but it did not spin over like a jack rabbit but it still did spin as long as I wanted it to.

    Carl
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    hey motor heads

    Hi guy's,

    My self being more of a wood and boat guy than a motor guy I need some advice.

    My cousin has an older mid '70's 85 4 cyl. OMC that he (we) use about 4 days a year to go shrimping...
  14. Thread: Trivia

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    SKF bearing mfg. YAA I don't think your...

    SKF bearing mfg.

    YAA I don't think your speaking of the Yorkshire air ambulance are you

    Carl
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    wayne and lee

    Wayne,
    Tom Hindley resides in Spokane Washington and still is in the jewelry business, I dont know if he has a web site or not. Tom tried unlimiteds a bit but crashed one quite well and that was...
  16. Thread: Kyle Lewis

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    well gang, the team has made a 12th hour...

    well gang,
    the team has made a 12th hour decision... we are on our way to Depue as of 9pm tonight.... see ya all in a week or so....

    Carl
  17. Thread: Kyle Lewis

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    Kyle Lewis

    Hey Ron, Alan, Wayne and the gang I thought I would share some photo's of Kyle in his first 250ccH run. He was asked by Lee Tietze to "give it a spin" at Culliby Lake in Oregon. For never been in...
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    Well Richard...... I guess that depends on...

    Well Richard......

    I guess that depends on what type of hydroplane you are discussing, either an inboard or an outboard...

    If your speaking inboard, a conventional hydroplane would be one with...
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    Marlee, Generally speaking, you have to stay...

    Marlee,

    Generally speaking, you have to stay on plane from the one minute gun until the start of the race and depending on the race course you have to go around all three buoys in the 2seond turn...
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    Bill, engine fire and perverts on the same...

    Bill,
    engine fire and perverts on the same post.... hmmmm.... sounds like you had an interesting weekend...

    Sorry I didn't get you when you called but I've been busting a$$ on this unlimited...
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    Mike, Congrats on your win !!!! Banks lake is a...

    Mike,
    Congrats on your win !!!! Banks lake is a nice place to race, a bit of wind but otherwise warm and sunny.
    Sept is a ways off but you should try to make it to Lawrence Lake on the Left coast,...
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    Well Russ, if that is the worst thing to happen...

    Well Russ, if that is the worst thing to happen your doing well, we all have done things over the years learning what racing and testing is all about. I would chalk that one off as a good way to...
  23. Thread: J class

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    George, Really good points about the Merc....

    George,

    Really good points about the Merc. When I purchased mine, I still had two fast running OMC's but it was when Jones and Jake were pushing the "new" motors for the J class and I wanted to...
  24. Thread: J class

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    Marlee, way to go!!!!!!! glad to hear your...

    Marlee, way to go!!!!!!!

    glad to hear your driving well....

    over the weekend here in region 10 we had over 12 J hydros for divisionals, this is the first time I can remember that many boats in...
  25. Thread: Fuels

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    Bill, there was a MAJOR problem with this a few...

    Bill, there was a MAJOR problem with this a few years ago now at the stock nationals, I'm sure there is still a thread on that other site about it..
    But reading your questions about fuel a week or...
  26. Thread: Dave Bryan

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    Happy Birthday Dave, Great to see you at the...

    Happy Birthday Dave,
    Great to see you at the stock nationals last year. Now that you are in the northwest maybe you can make a race or two on the west side of the mtns.

    Carl Lewis
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    J-dub, ask your dad, Im sure he would...

    J-dub,

    ask your dad, Im sure he would remember some of these. I remember him helling me about the evening races in Tacoma on the waterways being televised.

    Carl
  28. NOW that got my...

    NOW that got my attention............................!!!!!!!!

    Carl
  29. Thread: J class

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    [QUOTE=carl sladek;50342]I've been following this...

    [QUOTE=carl sladek;50342]I've been following this threat, and am interested in the J Class's evolution.



    Anyway, do I have this straight?
    1>propellers are drawn from a community batch?

    ...
  30. Thread: J class

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    Make sure your your life jackets are up to the...

    Make sure your your life jackets are up to the 2008 spec or you will not be racing.... like you said 41 days
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    well hell, I can see the problem right off.........

    well hell, I can see the problem right off......

    its the lime green... no boat planes being lime green:):):):)

    the Thriftway was white and red no stinking green...........


    Carl
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    Sticky: Hey Chris, Ask your dad about the time he ran...

    Hey Chris,

    Ask your dad about the time he ran through the kilo traps at D lake, blew the 250 runabout over, went to the hardware store got duct tape wood yard sticks and black plastic, "rebuilt"...
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    Mr. Christner and the rest, I have been...

    Mr. Christner and the rest,

    I have been posting on this subject for quite awhile now and I was surprised to see that there are 15 pages on this subject, well it is winter and most boat racers...
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    When this whole J thing began, seasoned racers...

    When this whole J thing began, seasoned racers created a class that is a beginner class for seasoned racers, not for people who came off the shoreline that simply had an interest in racing or, a with...
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    Tim, I cant tell you how many times I've helped...

    Tim, I cant tell you how many times I've helped the competition and we have LOST because of it, but thats racing...

    Carl
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    Im with Joe on this one, here in region 10 there...

    Im with Joe on this one, here in region 10 there are so many who have helped the J kids over the past years, names like Kelly, Perman, Jones,Peterson,Myers,Williams and the H.A.R.M (museum) and many...
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    Hey Art, do you have a close up of the motor...

    Hey Art,

    do you have a close up of the motor on the model ??

    what did you use ?? from your pictures it looks really neat..

    Thanks,
    Carl
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    smart move............. I have been fielding...

    smart move............. I have been fielding boats out of my own team in the J classes for 10 years now, as well as the AXS classes since it's inception.

    Feel free to to ask any questions on here...
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    The only difference between the OMC 15 and the...

    The only difference between the OMC 15 and the 9.9 is basically the carb, I have no idea about the merc ask George or Darin.

    you need a class that will run about 35 at best, remember this is a...
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    [QUOTE=Ron Hill;47346]I heard KT tested the stock...

    [QUOTE=Ron Hill;47346]I heard KT tested the stock (F-N-R) gearcase with a stock aluminum prop at between 42 and 44 MPH with no resticter...Boat handled well and went on plane easy...

    What was the...
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    so, if I get this right I want to take my best...

    so,
    if I get this right I want to take my best legal OMC block # xxxxx, racing head # xxxxx, carb # xxxxx etc, etc ( remember the rule states "legal APBA class power head and I assume that means...
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    Howard Anderson

    Not very often did Howard race in C service, but here's one of him at Kitsap Lake many years ago.

    Howard in the boat, along with Dean Hughes and Bob Rhoades.
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    In 2007 the count was as follows: JR 29 JH 54...

    In 2007 the count was as follows:

    JR 29
    JH 54
    AXSR 33
    AXSH 71

    In 2006 the numbers were a bit different but there was one more driver listed between the classes ( AXS classes falls under the...
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    I think Daren got coal for...

    I think Daren got coal for Christmas.....:D:D:D:D:D


    Carl
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    F-n-r

    Bill,
    I actually don't give a rat's *** what you guys do there in region 12 as far as a "local" class goes, if you think it will boost entries, then more power to you as region 12 has so few...
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    easy...... yes, it was the Yamato 80, all of a...

    easy......

    yes, it was the Yamato 80, all of a sudden there became hundreds of these complete racing engines available to the American racer for around $400.00 and with all the parts available as...
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    any name of that software???? Carl

    any name of that software????

    Carl
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    ummmmmmm...no (kind of a cheep shot there...

    ummmmmmm...no

    (kind of a cheep shot there Phil....)

    but it would be cool to figure how to take my negatives, scan them, and be able to post them without having to create pictures first.
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    Jerry, you might be right on the years however...

    Jerry,
    you might be right on the years however the earliest it could have been was 1971, as I was a young J racer back then with my first camera.

    a bit more to the story with the pictures..
    ...
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    Here are 2 pics from Lake Lawrence I'm guessing...

    Here are 2 pics from Lake Lawrence I'm guessing '72-'73 when Gerry set the B hydro record. The first shot is waiting for the heat Walin in the boat and Jim Hallum in the waders. shot 2 is Walin ,...
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