Testing 10 blade saber...

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Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby QuickSlick » Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:14 pm

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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby QuickSlick » Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:43 pm

:roll: think we got it figured out...
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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby shiggs » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:05 pm

Now that is one way to friction thermal test those bottom coatings! :thumbleft:

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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby R L Williams » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:15 pm

Brian, did ya have your drain plugs in? :?:
That new prop kin git sandblasted if not, mine sucks sand thru drain holes running on grass. :shock:
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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby makinwaves » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:14 am

so whats the verdict,brian? does it perform better than the 4blade you were runnin? better snap i would guess....

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Postby dantheairboatman » Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:51 am

i got to drive in one of the videos . the boat runs better on the hill than some do on the water. this boat will hold you in the seat on the ground 8) brian asked me what i thought between the four blade r and the ten blade saber. if you were bearly able to run the ground or very heavy i would lean towards the r for all out grunt to get it moving. after driving brians boat with boath props i am suprised to say i would pick the saber. it was a blast to drive with the saber! it had endless pull up top and really good snap even with the engine chocked down 600rpm in the vedio. it was silky smooth with no gear noise at idle. it would run the hill here at 2500rpm with three of us and its not a light boat at all. we both woundered if the snap out the whole would help you break loose as much as the r will grunt. very nice boat and enjoyed driving it. had me all worked up :D
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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby fl cracker » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:54 pm

I can't say enough about brians slick bottom, notice how she keeps sliding when he let's off the gas 8)
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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby QuickSlick » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:43 pm

thanks hmgm123 and cflacowboy001 for the help linking videos for me
I did have my drain plugs in Mr Williams :)
As for the props, probably going to go for the saber (liking the instant giddy up). Seems to be pushing pretty well, like dan said, not quite as much power off the bottom. With that said, still haven't found the room to see just how much top end they have. Love the mid range snap! :shock:
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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby Flhillbilly » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:07 pm

Awesome boat Brian!
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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby R L Williams » Wed Jan 26, 2011 12:25 pm

Yep, done a little cyphering, 10 blade saber = about 50 gallons of quick slick. :drunken: :wink: :lol:

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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby BigJakesrq » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:07 pm

What did you guys have the blades pitched at and what length were you running? I'm surprised to see you liked the sabers over the R's...... Don't think I can afford to keep up with the Jones on this one. I'll just stick with my lil R's for now. Still would like to know more once you do some more testing Brain.

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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby Bucknasty » Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:18 pm

I tested the 10blade saber on my supercharged race boat. I originally ran a 3blade R. The saber definatley had more pull all the way down the track. Very snappy. But i am like big Jake, and can't afford to keep up with the jones on this one. Had to go back to the R blades.
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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby makinwaves » Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:17 pm

still waiting for the new vid with 30 people on board....

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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby QuickSlick » Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:27 pm

hey Chance it is 80" still haven't setteled in on a pitch setting, still playing with it
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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby HuntingBigun » Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:12 am

Looks like it is runing sweet nice work :D
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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby Ruagatr » Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:28 am

Damn thats sweet...what is the real life of the quickslick bottom running on grass like that? Looks like you could turn that boat with one guy on the nose no problem...

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Re: Testing 10 blade saber...

Postby QuickSlick » Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:07 pm

Thanks Ruaratr, my bottom has been on there since the beginning of last summer (no bare spots yet). Regular trips to Kissimmee, always through the marsh a least once (even in December when there was NO water at all). The key to making it last is to get the boat set up where it wears evenly as possible and stay out of the sand as much as you can.
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