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Old 06-18-2020, 06:52 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by mvermeer View Post
Thanks Comodave. Whatís got me thinking about this is people I know with similar boats and running gear only turning up to 1600-1800 and getting 8-9 kts.
No Monk 36 or GB 36 is getting those numbers with a 135 hp engine. Cummins 210 maybe or with a 2 knot following current. I can only make about 8.5 knots WOT. My normal cruise is 6.7-6.9 knots at 1700 RPM. After that itís about 100 RPM per 0.1 kt extra. Just a waste of fuel.
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