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  • 10-09-2008, 02:46 PM
    SteveOhh
    Single motor (572 Merlin), but dual jets.......

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUX347RsFGg
  • 10-09-2008, 10:50 AM
    Xerophobic
    Quote Originally Posted by toddnjuzz View Post
    Some of the manufacturers down here have quoted more than that for a boat like/similar to mine, so i know that there are people that would step up, as long as it was a good looking boat! lol
    What has this guy got invested into this boat you are about to ship?
    Thanks
    Todd

    I dont even want to quote a price on that thing as it will surely scare everyone away haha

    Lets just say its substancial

    The boat owner is from here but he wants to take a mini vacation down south to enjoy some late season boating. (Its already below freezing occasionally at nite here)
    As far as Im concerned boating season isnt done yet, Im going camping this weekend up river lol

    Cheers
  • 10-09-2008, 08:54 AM
    TRG
    Quote Originally Posted by Xerophobic View Post
    Belive me I'd love to see it. The problem is the cost seems too high for most guys to take the plunge. a bare tunnel hull without paint is $13500 and as someone who surfs ebay etc all the time I know full well you can buy a complete boat for that down there easily.
    Now for the guy who truely wants rip your face off performance its probably worth it but we havent seen too many willing to step up yet.

    Ironically one of the coolest projects we did this year is days from completion and will likely get shipped south right away for the owner to enjoy a little warm play time with his new toy. This thing isn't as fast as a tunnel and has some weight to it but is one nice boat....

    p.s. thats a 780 HP LS7 supercharged motor
    Some of the manufacturers down here have quoted more than that for a boat like/similar to mine, so i know that there are people that would step up, as long as it was a good looking boat! lol
    What has this guy got invested into this boat you are about to ship?
    Thanks
    Todd
  • 10-09-2008, 08:29 AM
    Xerophobic
    Quote Originally Posted by toddnjuzz View Post
    so why not an alum. 19' Tunnel?... single motor, single jet config. to come out and hit hard on the lower west coast? i think you could possible kill a market down here, especially with a hull that worked?
    I see nothing but benefit with that!
    Sandbars,rockbars, logs etc...am i overlooking any problems?
    Whats the cost of a 19' mod v that you guys run in the north?
    Judging by the cost of glass hulls in the south, you could probably have these manufacturers beat with a better product. If it actually worked!
    Im sure this issue has been beaten into the ground before.
    Todd
    Belive me I'd love to see it. The problem is the cost seems too high for most guys to take the plunge. a bare tunnel hull without paint is $13500 and as someone who surfs ebay etc all the time I know full well you can buy a complete boat for that down there easily.
    Now for the guy who truely wants rip your face off performance its probably worth it but we havent seen too many willing to step up yet.

    Ironically one of the coolest projects we did this year is days from completion and will likely get shipped south right away for the owner to enjoy a little warm play time with his new toy. This thing isn't as fast as a tunnel and has some weight to it but is one nice boat....

    p.s. thats a 780 HP LS7 supercharged motor
  • 10-08-2008, 09:07 PM
    TRG
    so why not an alum. 19' Tunnel?... single motor, single jet config. to come out and hit hard on the lower west coast? i think you could possible kill a market down here, especially with a hull that worked?
    I see nothing but benefit with that!
    Sandbars,rockbars, logs etc...am i overlooking any problems?
    Whats the cost of a 19' mod v that you guys run in the north?
    Judging by the cost of glass hulls in the south, you could probably have these manufacturers beat with a better product. If it actually worked!
    Im sure this issue has been beaten into the ground before.
    Todd
  • 10-08-2008, 08:54 PM
    ATM
    The boat was orginally owned by Craig Roberts of Lewiston, ID. It was built by Rob at Eagle Marine in Red Deer, Alberta.It would run over 70 mph with bone stock 350's, cool boat.
    ATM
  • 10-08-2008, 02:45 PM
    [email protected]
    Quote Originally Posted by jstnoc View Post
    I am looking for either pictures or for the guy that owns this boat. I met him in Needles last summer 07. It is an all aluminum 23 foot jet boat with 2 small blocks and 2 jets. It was made by a north west race boat manufacturer. From what he said only 1 was built. I never got the chance to look at it up close just ran with him up river and he stopped by my boat at wipe off. Any info about this boat is appreciated!
    Rod at Jet Craft in Alberta Canada has built 8 to 10 of them.
  • 10-08-2008, 08:44 AM
    Xerophobic
    Quote Originally Posted by APOLLO View Post
    Very Very cool boat. Do you know how well that set up works?
    See the dual jet thread link posted above. I only have "third" hand information at this stage

    Cheers
  • 10-07-2008, 07:49 PM
    APOLLO
    Quote Originally Posted by Xerophobic View Post
    You called? lol
    Very Very cool boat. Do you know how well that set up works?
  • 10-07-2008, 07:43 PM
    mwjsone
    The Kiwi site had a 2 x V6 Engines and 2 x Jets and the pump was halfed together pretty awsome sounding boat with 2 V6s
    Xero hows that Jet turbine coming??
  • 10-07-2008, 04:52 PM
    Xerophobic
    Quote Originally Posted by jstnoc View Post
    When are you going out next? I really want to take a closer look at your boat! I ran with you a little over a year ago I had a 21 schiada. Ill be out this weekend in my new boat 22 schiada. let me know!

    Mike

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    Haha sorry I think you misunderstood my post. I work for the company that built the boat. Ive never even seen it in person haha

    Sorry about that
  • 10-07-2008, 04:28 PM
    jstnoc
    Quote Originally Posted by Xerophobic View Post
    You called? lol
    When are you going out next? I really want to take a closer look at your boat! I ran with you a little over a year ago I had a 21 schiada. Ill be out this weekend in my new boat 22 schiada. let me know!

    Mike

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  • 10-07-2008, 11:01 AM
    SR
    Dammm.That sure is interesting. There was a 16'-17' aluminum pickle fork (built around here) for sale here a while back.OB set up I believe,w/o power.I missed checkin it out,was goin for cheap
  • 10-07-2008, 09:15 AM
    HawaiianJet
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