hey guys been a while thought i would post up a little local spot we go to
yep i got something like that going on back there already very similar to dan ellisons outrigger design
but the foot print on the sponsons is...
yea im hip getting pictures is not that easy these days the boat is kinda of a outlaw
yea no one got any pics last two times out
funny thing is if i add a rider the tail pops and its fine at 68/70 at three degrees negative to 0...
and i thought i would add what i think is the problem
as the speed reaches 70 + the water is planing to far forward of the intended foot print...
thanks man its a one off thats a old old picture its been highly modified sence that shot
oh and the extra trim angle was nice till it started that sponson walk and dipped that left front sponson in
that was 7 ill try 5 next time and i...
will do jim from what i can see in my minds eye is the steep angle up that high on the sponson is just so that it throws the water forward then...
hey jim when you watch this video see if you can tell how that water is coming off the sponson then it gets in the wind stream and fly up faster...
it was a little better with more negative trim angle
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hey guys see if you think im on track here
the transom does lift now after quite a bit of bottom work and redesigning the air traps
so where ever the cg is its working now lol
around three foot behind me rigged dry weight is at the back of the sponsons i had to compensate a lot for the outboard but shes balanced in...
awsome good to see this old post come back up
im almost ready to rock and roll again with my design
if you like outboards you will love this some of the fastest drag boats in the US will be in jasper tenn...
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hello dan scott here hows the outboard project coming
Tom a class c hydro is what he was in not the v8 as in the topic head line
wow i just found this post
ill have to come back and read some more
thanks for all the great link guys