First test run.

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Mattias Bjorkman
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First test run.

Post by Mattias Bjorkman » Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:54 am

OK. after some motorproblems i finaly had a testrun with the boat. it runs smooth and is really fast.
i have not flat out yeat but at 3600 rpm we had 38 knots.

some more pictures you can find here:

http://swedishclassicboats.ning.com/pho ... 9qixvjktme
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Re: First test run.

Post by fergal butler » Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:17 am

Wow she is stunning I love the gauge setup. congratulations on your launch. Time to have fun :D

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Re: First test run.

Post by SkinnySKiff » Fri Jul 01, 2011 4:07 am

That dash has got to be one of the best and cleanest I have seen on those type boats. Excellent work. Congrats on the Launch.

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Re: First test run.

Post by DaveLott » Fri Jul 01, 2011 4:23 am

Wow, where have you been hiding. I just went thru all of your photos. Great work and glad it ran so well for you

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Re: First test run.

Post by vupilot » Fri Jul 01, 2011 5:49 am

Wonderful craftsmanship! From the dash to the finish to the framework underneath! Your work is amazing and tidy. Congrats on a stunning craft. 8) :D

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Post by khundley » Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:51 am

Beautiful job on the boat!
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Re: First test run.

Post by Roberta » Fri Jul 01, 2011 3:13 pm

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D

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Re: First test run.

Post by Mattias Bjorkman » Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:22 am

testing the boat. on the picture 38 knots at 3600 rpm.
it runs like a dream.
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Re: First test run.

Post by keith » Sat Jul 02, 2011 3:49 am

That is way cool :P :P :P :P
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Re: First test run.

Post by jamundsen » Sat Jul 02, 2011 4:49 am

good job!
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Re: First test run.

Post by BruceDow » Sat Jul 02, 2011 5:11 am

Mattias.

Gratulerar!! Congratulations!!! That is a beautiful boat. Well done.
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Re: First test run.

Post by Mattias Bjorkman » Sat Jul 02, 2011 6:54 am

Bruce!

thanks.

I have spent hours on your site to get were i'm right now.
Now i have to do the inner sides. I think i will do them in Mahogny too.

The seats are not coverd yeat but i hope i will get the time to do that.
I think i make somthing for this summer and take the winter to do some real upholstery .

My children really want's to go waterskiing. and i don't want to stop them another summer! .

Thanks everybody for your nice comments.
and hopyfully understand my english try. :-)

Best regards / Mattias

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Re: First test run.

Post by Bill Edmundson » Sat Jul 02, 2011 7:36 am

Mattias

That is one fine ride! Great Job!

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Re: First test run.

Post by jeffh » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:30 pm

That is absolutely beautiful work you have done. Your dash and gauges are amazaing.
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Re: First test run.

Post by vettepilot » Fri Jul 22, 2011 3:28 pm

Another Beautifully Built Boat!! :D
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