25 T Jason Running

BillD

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I hauled the traps out for the season.

This video is the boat running WOT with the 124 hp Volvo spinning around 3350, 1.93:1 gear swinging a 18X14 four blade on a 1.25" shaft.
I figure the Volvo is producing maybe 100-115 hp at WOT

Boat is running against a strong outgoing tide 13-14 knots.

The boat runs pretty flat.

No spray rails or lifting rails.

Question?

What is your opinions of adding lifting rails to the 25 T Jason ?

Worth it or not ??


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How about trim tabs? I had them on my 28 and they helped with many issues. Do they work on DE's with full keel?
 

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Sorry Bill, I should have directed you to the last page of the thread, not the first as your DE is apples and oranges to a small outboard poewered vessel. The last pair of tabs I helped with went on a 36 footer. He swears by them. On my 28 X11 I used them mostly to level the load.... The way your boat handled the slop looked really good to me. Wish we had a few of those rigs over here on the left coast........
 

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I hauled the traps out for the season.

This video is the boat running WOT with the 124 hp Volvo spinning around 3350, 1.93:1 gear swinging a 18X14 four blade on a 1.25" shaft.
I figure the Volvo is producing maybe 100-115 hp at WOT

Boat is running against a strong outgoing tide 13-14 knots.

The boat runs pretty flat.
Yes it does !!

No spray rails or lifting rails.
Ya don't need them !!

Question?

What is your opinions of adding lifting rails to the 25 T Jason
WHY !!!
Worth it or not ??
Not in my book !


Bill the boat looks great, leave it alone just stick in some nice horsepower and all will be fine. You've stuck the needle in your arm now push the plunger in and get the big horsepower fix you want for that boat !!!
 
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Runs great Bill, I would not add any rails. Go thru the mechanics, clean it up and mount your hauler and davit. Perfect;)
 

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BillD

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I hauled the traps out for the season.

This video is the boat running WOT with the 124 hp Volvo spinning around 3350, 1.93:1 gear swinging a 18X14 four blade on a 1.25" shaft.
I figure the Volvo is producing maybe 100-115 hp at WOT

Boat is running against a strong outgoing tide 13-14 knots.

The boat runs pretty flat.
Yes it does !!

No spray rails or lifting rails.
Ya don't need them !!

Question?

What is your opinions of adding lifting rails to the 25 T Jason
WHY !!!
Worth it or not ??
Not in my book !


Bill the boat looks great, leave it alone just stick in some nice horsepower and all will be fine. You've stuck the needle in your arm now push the plunger in and get the big horsepower fix you want for that boat !!!

Runs great Bill, I would not add any rails. Go thru the mechanics, clean it up and mount your hauler and davit. Perfect;)

Steve and Will,

That is my thought exactly about lifting rails. The boat runs pretty good @ 13-14 knots with 100 hp. If I get to 18 knots with another 100+ hp the boat will be PLENTY fast enough to get me around .:D

The reason I asked about rails is I spoke with an owner (commercial lobster guy) who owned one of these 25 TJ's with 210 Isusu power that had lifting rails and he said "definitely could use rails"....

Now that I've run the boat for a bit it runs pretty good without rails and that's with small hp.

Thanks for the input
 
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