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    Default 16ft Kona safe speed rating?

    What is the maximum HP rating and safe speed rating for the Kona hull ?

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    1/4 stringer or full stringer?

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    Full stringers.

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    1million horse power should put u about 35 lol

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    Default Kona 16

    NO MORE 425 or so

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboat Jared View Post
    1million horse power should put u about 35 lol

    I have one lame horse in the bunch, 999999,5 hp doing 34 at the moment.

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    16 foot boat with more than 750 HP would be a wild ride......I would stay in the 550 range if you didn't want your passengers to dirty their pants

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    I've got around 575 HP and have done over 70 in my 16 ft boat. I really dont want any more in it though...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jet mad View Post
    I have one lame horse in the bunch, 999999,5 hp doing 34 at the moment.
    lol figures

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    my 16'er runs just shy of 70, sbc next to no horsepower

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