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    Default boat wont stay on pad"chine walking"

    Can't drive through the chining
    and when the boat is fully trimmed out the wheel does not have much if any bite to it.
    18' bumble bee
    150 mariner
    4 blade prop

    this happens at about 55-60 mph turning 5800 rpm

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    Petty Officer 3rd Class abarron's Avatar
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    Default Re: boat wont stay on pad"chine walking"

    Are you running your trim to high?

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    Default Re: boat wont stay on pad"chine walking"

    Do you have ajack plate?

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    Default Re: boat wont stay on pad"chine walking"

    Quote Originally Posted by abarron View Post
    Do you have ajack plate?
    yes

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    Default Re: boat wont stay on pad"chine walking"

    just because ya got trim travel means ya gotta use it.....what plate,setback,height...and with a 4 blade?

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    Default Re: boat wont stay on pad"chine walking"

    What's your steering setup?

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