Thread: Something new from Fountain Boys
01-21-2008, 11:46 AM #1
Something new from Fountain Boys
Tommy Mike Ron Keith and Barry had hull efficiency at an incredible level before they invited me to join up.... so I have been thinking what I could do to contribute to the camp and came up with this idea. Matching Fountain hull magic , with my ultra efficient surface drive propulsion
So after much technical advise from Tommy ( hopefully he never grew tired of my daily calls) and some custom parts from Mike Smith, I finally got the project wet this weekend.
Not shown in pics is the wing I use as prop gaurd which I mount before putting in water. Its dual purpose and adds stability while protecting me from prop if I were to fall off.
For record, this idea has no affiliation with Fountain Power Boats corporation, just an idea cooked up in my head.
Last edited by RUNWME; 02-18-2008 at 09:00 PM.
01-21-2008, 11:51 AM #2
I know a couple guys who run hydro planes with the older 65U motors they are getting well over 100mph with direct drive props.
01-21-2008, 11:52 AM #3
- Join Date
- Dec 2006
- Crest Hill, IL
Are you serious!?
01-21-2008, 12:05 PM #4
More Info More Info More Info!!!!!!! AND MORE PICTURES!
Last edited by seadoo951; 01-21-2008 at 12:20 PM.
01-21-2008, 12:13 PM #5
I am just now getting over the initial shock of your project... but I wonder, how do you keep the boat trimmed correctly ? Mechanical tabs ?
01-21-2008, 12:16 PM #6
IT's about time! Just be careful. That's one hell of a cold cut slicer
Pm hydrobug gp. He is the one that uses the old school 1200 motors in his hydro's at well over 100 mph.
01-21-2008, 12:17 PM #7
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01-21-2008, 12:21 PM #9
Looks cool but the prop will never be all the way in water ..
01-21-2008, 12:22 PM #10
how do you steer that thing?
that must be scary fast with your nitrous
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