GF16 Launched in Central Florida

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Re: GF16 Launched in Central Florida

Post by Browndog » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:43 am

Looks mighty fine!. Congratulations on a job well done. Best wishes for many happy and productive days on the water.



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Re: GF16 Launched in Central Florida

Post by cape man » Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:01 pm

Very nice and love the layout.
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Re: GF16 Launched in Central Florida

Post by ks8 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:55 am

:D 8)

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Re: GF16 Launched in Central Florida

Post by TomW1 » Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:09 pm

Beautiful boat guy. Get that motor and prop back to Suzuki they tend to under prop there motors and ask for a larger pitched prop. Quick thought would be 1 pitch higher than you have now. If they can't do that a 2 pitch increase will be okay. It will give you a higher top end and slightly less jump at take off. But I don't think you will be disappointed.
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Re: GF16 Launched in Central Florida

Post by 94'325is » Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:07 pm

Thank Tom, I'm looking at new props now. The current prop is the 9.25"x10" stock prop. I was planning on buying a 9.25"x11" prop, either a Solas Amita or Suzuki, both are aluminum. Which would you recommend?

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Re: GF16 Launched in Central Florida

Post by Mikem59 » Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:57 pm

Nice job! Looks like you are pleased with the Suzuki 20 hp. Even more so once you prop it right. Glad to hear that as that is what I have for my FS18 build. I know I'll need to change the prop, will want a stainless prop anyway. I'll be pleased if I can top it at at 23 or 24 and cruise at 20.

And, sure hope I can put some fish slime in mine on it's maiden voyage.

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