45 vs 35

lobster783

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Mdi45 vs 39 bhm

My MDI 45 vs my old 39 BHM. MDI is no doubt a big boat.

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MDI45

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I gave my MDI the day off today and ran my friend Chet's 35 duffy..i was at the helm for 100 miles round trip ...the duffy is a dream to pilot!!they are both built down beast's....DIGGER,i was running along side you today...beautiful RP
 

Powderpro

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MDI- Your boat is huge, I love that big tall bow with the west coast windows. Looks good. What do you have in it for power, reduction, prop size, performance numbers? Are those molds still around?
 

MDI45

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Powderpro,i have a 3176 Cat 600 hp 2to1 gear with a 30x30 prop ....I run her at 1800rpm see does 15to16 kts.....she will cruise faster ...but I don't like to push it.....tops out at 22.....and MDI is still around....but the owner goes back to lobster when he has no boat work...Weldon Leonard.12072440000
 
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