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Forum: Boating 10-04-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By XCR-700
Interesting, I would have never expected it to...

Interesting, I would have never expected it to respond better at a point of trim past where it porpoised.

As several folks here have suggested, I still need to spend more time getting to know it...
Forum: Boating 10-04-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
Good catch! Thought the end to end...

Good catch!

Thought the end to end measurement of the boat is well over 28' the running surface of the bottom ends well before the end of the swim platform, maybe 4'

The layout makes for an...
Forum: Boating 10-01-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
I dont think so, looks very traditional deep-v ...

I dont think so, looks very traditional deep-v
...
Forum: Boating 10-01-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,427
Posted By XCR-700
Guess us oldtimers and our low tech ways still...

Guess us oldtimers and our low tech ways still have some use ;-)

GPS is nice, but I still like to look at a paper map and still ALWAYS have one in the boat with me.

Maybe I should change my...
Forum: Boating 10-01-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
Hummm,,,, Based on what I have learned from you...

Hummm,,,, Based on what I have learned from you all and other reading, it appears to be a case of a different hull than I have had in the past, and learning to drive this particular hull.
It also...
Forum: Boating 09-30-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
Well I think we have clearly established its just...

Well I think we have clearly established its just how this boat runs as delivered.

A better trim gauge would have helped me better understand whats going on, and I plan to share that with...
Forum: Boating 09-30-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,427
Posted By XCR-700
Hummmm,,,, Well I got this from the Marine...

Hummmm,,,, Well I got this from the Marine Patrol folks and it stuck with me:

Regarding Markers; Red is Hot, in the US its hot in the South and/or West

And if you only remember that, then you...
Forum: Boating 09-29-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,427
Posted By XCR-700
Anyone know if they make a sun shade for the dash...

Anyone know if they make a sun shade for the dash mounted GPS?

I have this same model and even with the Bimini top up, its totally worthless as I cant see it at all when driving. I need something...
Forum: Boating 09-28-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
Its a new boat with ~35 hours on it. One...

Its a new boat with ~35 hours on it.

One can never rule manufacturing defect or transportation or storage problem, but based on what MeredithMan and the factory tech said, it sounds like it just...
Forum: Boating 09-28-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
Very similar to my experience and thoughts. ...

Very similar to my experience and thoughts.

Well stated!

Thanks for the reality check.
Forum: Boating 09-28-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
I dont think there is a problem, its more of a...

I dont think there is a problem, its more of a perception issue of how limited the range is that this boat runs well in.

Older/smaller/less powerful/differently designed boats seem to...
Forum: Boating 09-28-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
This is exactly what I did. What surprises...

This is exactly what I did.

What surprises me is how how little trim up this boat will tolerate.

Most boats I have driven never porpoise, you will simply just over trim an lose performance. ...
Forum: Boating 09-27-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
In my decades of boating I've never driven a boat...

In my decades of boating I've never driven a boat that didnt perform better with a modest amount of trim up on the drive, it always helps get the hull out of the water and you feel the steering...
Forum: Boating 09-27-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
Interesting, sounds pretty similar. Are...

Interesting, sounds pretty similar.

Are you also running a Bravo 3/stock props?

Thanks!

p.s. in the software coding world we call it a bug and add it to the next patch ;-)
Forum: Boating 09-27-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,289
Posted By XCR-700
Formula boat porpoising

Anyone here got experience with Formula boat porpoising???

Ours will do so with the smallest amount of trim on the outdrive.

I have never seen a boat tolerate such a low amount of trim (up)...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 09-27-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,174
Posted By XCR-700
They all migrated down here to Massachusetts! ...

They all migrated down here to Massachusetts!

We are inundated with chipmunks and plenty of squirrels,,,

I if you have any suggestions about how to go about it, I would be happy to send some...
Forum: Boating 09-26-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,822
Posted By XCR-700
Probably a story for a new thread, but I for one...

Probably a story for a new thread, but I for one would love to hear about the Lake Powell experience. Oh and I would love to see pictures too!!!

Its one of my bucket list trips once I retire.
...
Forum: Boating 09-26-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By XCR-700
I agree with all you said, but also please dont...

I agree with all you said, but also please dont misunderstand my purchase, it was a full year+ leftover dealer demo/floor model and I think Formula is pushing their business in the direction were...
Forum: Boating 09-25-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By XCR-700
It sounds a little odd, but I like it! And...

It sounds a little odd, but I like it!

And your not kidding about sore knees,,,

Thanks
Forum: Boating 09-25-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By XCR-700
Again, the impact the the seat system and the...

Again, the impact the the seat system and the seat behind causes me to think its not a reasonable option.

https://cdn.moreboats.com/boats/315516.5d5f3821288b9676aa068e33.xl.jpg

I think I just...
Forum: Boating 09-25-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By XCR-700
Thats what I'm dong now, but its way too wide, I...

Thats what I'm dong now, but its way too wide, I need something that is like 2/3s of the width of a standard throwable.
Forum: Boating 09-25-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By XCR-700
I dont see that working without some other...

I dont see that working without some other impact, its an elaborate seat design.
Forum: Boating 09-25-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,822
Posted By XCR-700
Personally I enjoy a little redneck engineering. ...

Personally I enjoy a little redneck engineering.

So I vote for the top one! He/she/whoever can park in front of my house any day so long as I can get a tour.
...
Forum: Boating 09-25-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,822
Posted By XCR-700
Well I feel some sense of responsibility for...

Well I feel some sense of responsibility for dragging this thread in unintended palaces, and adding to the volume without necessarily adding to the quality of the conversation. Sometimes we should...
Forum: Boating 09-25-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,822
Posted By XCR-700
And I guess that would make those of us who paid...

And I guess that would make those of us who paid sales tax in our own state idiots,,, :(

Oh well I'm sure that wont be the last mistake I'll make in my life.
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