New gas sport hydro kit design under way- ML Boatworks

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  1. Mar 14, 2019 #1

    Mike Luszcz

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    I have had requests to do a Version 2 of the GSX480 hull over the last couple years, and while that would be simple to add shingles to the sponsons, and modify the width a little, I designed that was too easy, and wanted to just do something new. Hopefully it will work out well. My though process was stabilizing the turns even better than the current ML gas sport does. I took aspects of the GSX v2 series, and modern unlimited hydro designs, and blended them together. The result is..interesting. I am not done yet with all the parts, but about 70% or so. Just looking for some comments, good or bad, haha. Some may say "I can't believe you posted up pics of the frames like that, someone might copy it"...well, the GSX480 was used in that manner, and it was a failure for them, so...have fun trying! Enjoy, Mike, ML Boatworks

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  2. Mar 15, 2019 #2

    Tom Foley

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    Should be awesome !
     
  3. Mar 15, 2019 #3

    dave weagel

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    Looks good mike

    i like the asymmetrical sponson design 

    i suggest putting a nose on it to give it a more balanced streamlined appearance 

    use your brownie cowl 
     
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  4. Mar 15, 2019 #4

    Mike Luszcz

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    Oh, there will be a half round nose like normal, those are just frame pics!
     
  5. Mar 16, 2019 #5

    dave weagel

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    I meant a nose on the bow block  

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  6. Mar 16, 2019 #6

    Mike Luszcz

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    So did I, all my sport hydros have that!
     

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