36' bhm

Rockasauras

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How is the ride on these BHM's. How much juice do you need under the hood for a possible 20-21kt cruise ?
 

tuna_fan

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The ride like a tank...feels 5ft bigger than they are...but tough to get them over 18kts. If it were mine, I would put a 450-500hp and be happy cruising at 17kts (maybe?)...
 

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The ride like a tank...feels 5ft bigger than they are...but tough to get them over 18kts. If it were mine, I would put a 450-500hp and be happy cruising at 17kts (maybe?)...

No question it was a great design for loading them up and chugging through anything at that speed.
 

oldshell55

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How is the ride on these BHM's. How much juice do you need under the hood for a possible 20-21kt cruise ?

350hp, cruise an honest 15kt @ 2000rpm, wot, 2800 19+. I think 500 would cruise at 20, but you'd pay for it, the boat is not meant to go to the races, but will carry a good load. mine is 24 yrs old
 

mako239

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Old shell any pics of your 36? i love my 28 and eventually want a 36 but u dont see to many around
 

petrel

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Regarding the flare, there's one w/ a flybridge where I dock. No curtains. The guy who owns her swears she is a pretty dry boat. Maybe cruises 17 knots w/ a 375hp John Deere.
 

BHM31

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Always liked the 36. Unfortunately they came out with it a year after we built the 31 otherwise we would have gotten the 36.

bhm36work.jpg
 

jwalka51

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would a 375 HP john deere 6081 fit below deck??? Or would there be a box??
 


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