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    Yes... This is cool boat racing history.

    Yes... This is cool boat racing history.
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    Sticky: Wayne, Ok, my dad only did black and white in...

    Wayne,

    Ok, my dad only did black and white in those days.... in the 1950’s... and before. I still have his picture albums... good stuff.

    Dean...........
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    Sticky: Wayne, My dad used to do his own development...

    Wayne,

    My dad used to do his own development and then printing and enlarging. He had a red light to work under so he could see. Is that something that is still used?
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    If memory serves me correctly... It was about...

    If memory serves me correctly... It was about that time period in the early 1970’s that APBA started their own Modified Outboard Division. Joann Ellis and her husband were the directors at that time....
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    There should be a record for the highest /...

    There should be a record for the highest / biggest air.
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    Find someone who can put the powerheads on a dyno...

    Find someone who can put the powerheads on a dyno and get real results. That would be my recommendation.
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    I would say that 39 mph with a 25hp is really...

    I would say that 39 mph with a 25hp is really good. Yes, get Ron Hill to help you.
  8. Yes, Mike Raich was the fast D ..... he set...

    Yes, Mike Raich was the fast D ..... he set records at both Devils Lake, Lincoln City, Oregon... and Lawrence Lake, Yelm, Washington. He was fast for many years. Then Tom O’Neil with a short sponson...
  9. Well there you go... Thanks Ron. However I do...

    Well there you go... Thanks Ron.

    However I do know there were Catamarans prior to that, and I think they were the precursor to tunnel boats.

    Then the next question is what would have been the...
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    Hello stingray240cs, That is quite a nice...

    Hello stingray240cs,

    That is quite a nice collection..... Very cool.
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    Who makes your 4 Blade Propellers?

    Who makes your 4 Blade Propellers?
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    Now, that is some cool racing. How fast do...

    Now, that is some cool racing.

    How fast do they go?
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    Very cool.... What boat builder and / or designs...

    Very cool.... What boat builder and / or designs are you guys running? It’s great to see boat racing around the world.

    Keep us informed about your racing. Are you associated with UIM?
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    Cool.......

    Cool.......
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    Sticky: Very cool stuff... lots of history here.

    Very cool stuff... lots of history here.
  16. Cool...............

    Cool...............
  17. Cool... memories..... I did not go to Hinton in...

    Cool... memories..... I did not go to Hinton in 1969, but I did go in 1976.

    Cool stuff Dale.... give me a call sometime.
  18. Hello Dale, Great to see this from you....I...

    Hello Dale,

    Great to see this from you....I remember it all.

    Give me a call.....425-503-1882.

    Regards, Dean Hobart...............
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    Yes, sure glad everyone was ok.

    Yes, sure glad everyone was ok.
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    Zack, Try Sea Way Marine... 425-412-4006.......

    Zack,

    Try Sea Way Marine... 425-412-4006.... ask for Dave Losvar... his direct number is: 425-412-5914. They specialize in all old outboard motors and parts. They should be able to help you.
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    How was the anchor involved?

    How was the anchor involved?
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    On the APBA.org web site... go to Resources.......

    On the APBA.org web site... go to Resources.... then click on the 2019 Stock Outboard Technical Manual... then starting on page 35 are the 45 SS motor specs.

    The APBA web site is somewhat...
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    Curious.... how did your helmet scratch...

    Curious.... how did your helmet scratch somebody’s anchor?
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    See..... I told you so!!!

    See..... I told you so!!!
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    Ron Hill will most likely know the answer to this.

    Ron Hill will most likely know the answer to this.
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    Call Dick O’Dea at 973-278-0614... he is the one...

    Call Dick O’Dea at 973-278-0614... he is the one who imported them... He lives in New Jersey.
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    As if I recall, the shim/bushing was used but did...

    As if I recall, the shim/bushing was used but did not have the flange with the holes. We drilled two holes in the front of the prop to engage the adapter with the pins.
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    Still won’t open... whatever.

    Still won’t open... whatever.
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    They will not open for me... FYI.

    They will not open for me... FYI.
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    The bottom boat is launched with the tandem axel...

    The bottom boat is launched with the tandem axel trailer..... only the bottom boat is on a dolly.
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    Take a look at my avatar picture of a double...

    Take a look at my avatar picture of a double decker trailer for two SST45 Tunnel Boats. The bottom boat is on a pit dolly that can be moved by hand, then the top boat swivels down so it can be...
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    Really nice... Thanks USTS... You are the...

    Really nice... Thanks USTS... You are the greatest.
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    Now there’s some racing history ..... all major...

    Now there’s some racing history ..... all major names in our sport...... cool picture.
  34. If you are going to race in APBA or NBRA I think...

    If you are going to race in APBA or NBRA I think you must run the Stock reeds. Otherwise, try Boysen reeds... they might make reeds for the Y80... or send them a set and they could most likely make...
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    What do you mean by ‘duel’? Do you mean two sets...

    What do you mean by ‘duel’? Do you mean two sets of cables so if one breaks there is a backup?
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    What is the compression ratio of those motors?...

    What is the compression ratio of those motors? Going from 87 to 96 would not improve your performance I do not feel. Also, 33:1 oil ratio seems a little lean on oil. Do those motors have rod and...
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    Wow.... Looks brand new. Really cool.

    Wow.... Looks brand new. Really cool.
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    Post some pictures. Sounds like a cool...

    Post some pictures. Sounds like a cool find...congratulations.
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    Make sure the fuel systems have been cleaned out...

    Make sure the fuel systems have been cleaned out because if they weren’t after the last time they were run, the fuel system and possibly the bearings and rings are ‘gummed up’..... just a heads up.
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    Those look like C Service or the old C Racing...

    Those look like C Service or the old C Racing motors. The trailer fenders suggest the trailer was built in the 1950ís.

    Really cool looking nostalgic Outboard equipment. Great find. Looks like you...
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    Cool picture of Gerry ‘Fantum’ Walin in the...

    Cool picture of Gerry ‘Fantum’ Walin in the kilos, with the Jim Hallum Anzani motor.
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    Contact Sea-Way Marine... talk to Dave...

    Contact Sea-Way Marine... talk to Dave Losvar..... you can get their number online.
  43. Thread: 1955

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    It’s Amazing that I can recognize many of the...

    It’s Amazing that I can recognize many of the names from 1955.
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    Yes very cool. Also, J. (Jerry) Bryant of...

    Yes very cool. Also, J. (Jerry) Bryant of Seattle, one of the founders of Seattle Outboard Association, and 1929 was the founding year of Seattle Outboard Association (SOA).
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    Rob, Many E Hydro outfits have the 45 SS gear...

    Rob,

    Many E Hydro outfits have the 45 SS gear case on them. On an E I would not recommend a lighter unit.
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    The 45SS gearcase has a water pump and is...

    The 45SS gearcase has a water pump and is available from Sea-Way Marine..... seawaymarine.com and the phone number is there. Talk to Dave Losvar.
  47. What was that Range Grove Regatta year?

    What was that Range Grove Regatta year?
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    Sticky: Did anyone ever use a Hasselblad?

    Did anyone ever use a Hasselblad?
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    Ron, Did you ask Fred Hauenstein?

    Ron,

    Did you ask Fred Hauenstein?
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    There is always a possibility of flipping at all...

    There is always a possibility of flipping at all speeds of racing.
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