How fast is your boat?

LukeLuke

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Not that speed is everything ... I'm basically just curious.

How fast does your boat go? Do you strive to go faster?
 


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I get about 52 to 54 on the ProV, calm water and just me and Mrs johnr.
I don't like pushing it that hard, I have had the 225 optimax blow a head twice. Not because I'm hard on it, but freak situations. So it's rarely pushed wide open
 

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2 summers ago I could get just under 63 for top speed. 18' fisher fx19dv with a 200 option and a hi 5 23p ss prop. Also have a 9.9 me kicker..

Don't know what changed in the winter of 2013-2014 but I couldn't get over 56 last summer...
 

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2 summers ago I could get just under 63 for top speed. 18' fisher fx19dv with a 200 option and a hi 5 23p ss prop. Also have a 9.9 me kicker..

Don't know what changed in the winter of 2013-2014 but I couldn't get over 56 last summer...

maybe wax your boat that might help you get to 63
 


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47-53 depending on load n waves. 96 Merc 150 1875 skeeter tempest 3 blade 21 pitch
 

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52 is what I have topped out at. Would love to go faster, but not willing to give any in the hole shot.
 

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2011 22' Bennington ESP triple tube pontoon 60 gallon fuel tank with F150 Yamaha which is the smallest engine recommended on my boat, is rated for up to a 250 hp, Yamaha reliance 14.5 X 15 3 blade stainless with full fuel full supplies and 2 people and 2 dogs it does about 35, light loaded just wife and I with under half tank of fuel I have seen 39 all GPS read speeds. My set up with a 250 runs about 46-48.
 
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With the new motor on, I hit 31 last weekend. Which is an immense improvement on 22 simply because I had two people in the boat. I'm kinda loving the new 50 horse. One day I'll drive along in a sparkly boat and reach scary speeds. Anyone need a chiro?
 


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2 summers ago I could get just under 63 for top speed. 18' fisher fx19dv with a 200 option and a hi 5 23p ss prop. Also have a 9.9 me kicker..

Don't know what changed in the winter of 2013-2014 but I couldn't get over 56 last summer...
Haha Your GPS finally started working !

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Not trying to be a dick I'm just saying over the years I have drove around a lot of claimed 60 mph boats going 54
 

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You wouldn't get around this guy Sweeney.
Not mine but this guys 620 kicks ass thats for sure, legit 74 mph and he fishes in ND.



Williston tourney.

 
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43 with just me. Add gear and another guy around 40. Lund 1700 fisherman 115 Johnson 4stroke
 

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With just me and the dog, I can get up to 18. With one more person on a calm day, 12. Not bad for a 15hp. I'm more concerned with my bottom speed. It trolls down low enough to troll BB with slow death and spinner rigs.
 


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5575 Story/rumor is he reflashed his VROD and also he was going down current at hazelton which last year was adding 3-5mph, a good buddy has video of his wx1880 that he has spent a lot of time dialing in going 62 on that same stretch of river after the current actually slowed a bit too. Either way no doubt his boat flies i would have liked to see the ranger and yardbird from that outlaw tourney go the same direction because i think that 350 would give the flashed ranger a run for his money. Speaking of rumors i've heard i'm sure this summer you will find out what a 209 with a 350 will do.
 

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Tim has been in that boat, I saw the video on peck and they were going 68 I believe with 3 or 4 guys in the thing. Its fast.
My partner has a 219 with a 350 coming jackplated, it should run the big lake pretty good as well when he figures out the prop.
A 209 would be interesting for sure thou!
 

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She can go about 75-80 down the freeway. On the water 32 is the fastest I've got it to go.
 

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I thought i heard justin was getting a 209 but but a 219 jackplated will do just fine.
 

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40 mph down stream 34-35 up stream on crestliner 16.5 tourney addition. scary river lately. some boats doing 50 to 60 mph not slowing down around boats. I'm thinking only a matter of time before we have a bad accident.
 


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