2savage4you

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #225 on: November 02, 2007, 12:39:59 PM »
old rigger,

Thanks for the info on that, I was told it was wallpaper and i fell for it ;D

You got to watch these old guys at the marine shop, they will fill ya full of chit if ya listen to them :o


2sav ;)
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82daytona

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #226 on: November 20, 2007, 05:28:28 AM »
 O0

crewchief22

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #227 on: November 23, 2007, 09:43:10 AM »
Thanks Flytime for the great pics from Elsinore
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2savage4you

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #228 on: November 23, 2007, 11:04:11 AM »
Soon to be back on the water ;D


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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #229 on: November 23, 2007, 11:20:14 AM »
Thanks Flytime for the great pics from Elsinore

No problem. Glad they came out OK.
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the jet boat never did this to you bob ::)
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« Reply #230 on: November 23, 2007, 11:49:08 AM »
nice pics guys

76 Bonneville

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #231 on: November 24, 2007, 10:29:25 PM »
 Pics of Crewchiefs Hondo look great, must be due to the smooth riding photo boat ;)
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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #232 on: November 25, 2007, 04:49:37 AM »
Pics of Crewchiefs Hondo look great, must be due to the smooth riding photo boat ;)
;D

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #233 on: November 25, 2007, 08:08:47 AM »
Pics of Crewchiefs Hondo look great, must be due to the smooth riding photo boat ;)

Come on.... I did take some photo classes in high school ::). That is a good riding boat though. Thanks for the ride. I guess my boat went back into winter storage a little too soon :(
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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #234 on: November 25, 2007, 09:19:43 AM »
1975 Hondo sprint.

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #235 on: November 25, 2007, 09:23:15 AM »
1975 Hondo sprint.




That river looks familiar ???

Nice boat ;D

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #236 on: November 25, 2007, 09:24:34 AM »
Come on.... I did take some photo classes in high school ::). That is a good riding boat though. Thanks for the ride. I guess my boat went back into winter storage a little too soon :(
I'm done now, the motor in the Advantage came out yesterday and is in the back of my truck on its way to get checked out. The Rogers gets its motor pulled when I get back this afternoon, it needs a rebuild.
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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #237 on: November 25, 2007, 09:40:39 AM »

That river looks familiar ???

Nice boat ;D

2sav

That's beautiful lake Perris.  ;D

 & Thanks! 8)

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #238 on: November 25, 2007, 09:42:38 AM »
2sav,
what happened to your fender? :o

2savage4you

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #239 on: November 25, 2007, 10:00:41 AM »
2sav,
what happened to your fender? :o


That was at the salvage yard i think. They had to put the boat on something when they brought it back up. It sunk :o


Wasnt my trailer, that was before i bought it ;D



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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #240 on: November 25, 2007, 10:25:20 AM »
1975 Hondo sprint.



Good looking boat  ;D

Was the engine moved forward or did it come that way?
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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #241 on: November 25, 2007, 11:02:13 AM »
Chief , in most V-drives that is actually the right location for a motor . Unfortunatly it does not give you that much in the way of leg room . Whether or not it was moved there or not , I dont know . That's Jerry's (v-drive video) boat and I'm not sure if he still has it or not . Nice sled though .  ;)

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #242 on: November 25, 2007, 11:16:37 AM »
Somebody just explained the engine locations. On a v-drive you put the motor forword to set the ride hight of the boat. With the motor forword you dont have to drag the plates to get it to ride right. Where in a jet i guess you want the ass end planted where the water is. We just go over the top.
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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #243 on: November 25, 2007, 12:13:38 PM »
Somebody just explained the engine locations. On a v-drive you put the motor forword to set the ride hight of the boat. With the motor forword you dont have to drag the plates to get it to ride right. Where in a jet i guess you want the ass end planted where the water is. We just go over the top.
You tha man .....

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #244 on: November 25, 2007, 02:11:07 PM »
i would love to post in here but im too stupid
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82daytona

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #245 on: November 25, 2007, 02:14:34 PM »
i would love to post in here but im too stupid
;Dgo to additional options and the browse

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #246 on: November 25, 2007, 08:17:17 PM »
Good looking boat  ;D

Was the engine moved forward or did it come that way?


My boat was built originally by Hondo boats for circle racing. It was called the Dailey Double because then owner/driver (Bob Dailey) liked to gamble.

This is a picture of it from 1976.

Getting a v-drive to "set" right is bit of a balancing act. Flatbottom v-drive boats built for speed must also be rigged for speed. For example, if you guys come across a flatty with the engine back against the transom, it's probably going to have back seats and more of a ski boat rigging. Setting them up this way opens up more passenger space  but makes them more prone to porpoising (not good for speed or safety).

My Hondo (I've had it since 94) has both, the back seat and raceboat rigging. The down side is nobody wants to ride in the back seats because there's practically no leg room and the headers get HOT! I use the back seats for camera cases, Ice chests and kids or 1 adult sitting crossways.

Unlike my other boat, this one is no trailer queen. ;D

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beerjet

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #247 on: November 25, 2007, 09:01:25 PM »
Jerry , could you do us all a huge favor and post some pics and a breif story of "hurry round hondo"

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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #248 on: November 25, 2007, 09:22:57 PM »
Here's an old article:



This article will help you understand it's allure.



With a jacuzzi pump no less .

Another



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Re: Lets See Your Rides
« Reply #249 on: November 25, 2007, 09:23:16 PM »
Jerry , could you do us all a huge favor and post some pics and a breif story of "hurry round hondo"

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I'm going to assume you mean the K-jet (there was a flatbottom named Hurry Round Hondo 1st).  I don't have a bunch of stories but as a kid I remember that boat was tough to beat. One year in San Diego, they let the HRH race with the KRR's (flatbottoms) and Rick Lee driving beat all the prop boats, twice!.


If you guys want circlejet stories, you should interogate Roger Finney. 8)




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