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    Default Buddy just sea trialed boat he built

    Buddy of mine just sea trialed a lobster boat hull he finished for the cook inlet gillnet fishery. Pretty impressive numbers for a 40' boat.


    1,000 RPMs 2.6 gph 9 knots
    1,200 RPMs 4.3 gph 10.5 knots
    1,400 RPMs 6.5 gph 12.7 knots
    1,600 RPMs 8.9 gph 15.1 knots
    1,800 RPMs 11.5 gph 18.1 knots
    1,900 RPMs 12.6 gph 19.2 knots
    2,000 RPMs 14.4 gph 20.6 knots
    2,100 RPMs 16.4 gph 22.0 knots 68% load
    2,200 RPMs 18.6 gph 23.4 knots
    2,300 RPMs 20.4 gph 24.6 knots 85% load
    2,400 RPMs 23.0 gph 26.4 knots 95% load
    2,440 RPMs 24.1 gph 26.7 knots 97-98% load Governed at 2,440 RPMs

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    Those are good numbers. What's he powering it with?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kbarnes View Post
    Those are good numbers. What's he powering it with?
    I think its got a 500hp John Deere

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