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    Default New here.. My first Jet boat

    just picked up my first jet boat...

    its a 78 hondo with a olds 455 with a jacuzzi wj with place diverter..

    excited to get out and use this thing.. got quite a few friends with them and have alot of lakes i can got to around my area..

    heres a few pictures of it..











    let me know what you guys think..

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    Looks nice, congrats, enjoy and be safe!
    BTW, some will argue the effectiveness of your rudder, personally and under speed/throttle my boat turned/tracked much better when I used one. But wasn't conducive to some shallow beaches
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    Default my first jet boat

    hey guys,

    this is my first boat and i have a feeling im going to love it.. a few of my friends have some cool jet boats so i figured id get one..

    78 hondo 19'
    455 olds
    bassetts
    holley carb and edelbrock intake
    i think the motor is mostly stock.. guy said it gps'd at 65
    jacuzzi wj

    bought it thursdy then had to leave for work so i havent been able to take it out yet..










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    WOW!!! She's beautiful!!!
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    nice buy!! it looks really clean from the pics

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    Clean ride :-)

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    Very nice, congrats!

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    thanks guys...

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    Congratulations on an exceptionally clean and very nice Jet Boat !

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    WOW Nice looking boat!!! What a perfect way to get into jet boating 99% of us started way different........ I'm sure we all remember the first one!!!!

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    very nice!

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    took it out yesterday for the first time... she is alot of fun...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rgreule View Post
    took it out yesterday for the first time... she is alot of fun...
    <img src=http://www.performanceboats.com/gallery/data/500/medium/06-30-11_1234.jpg border=0 alt= />

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