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Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-23-2015, 4:17 PM Reply   
Well if the name didn't catch you Attention How about 2,280 HP. You looking at about $280,000 In Motors.

http://luxuryes.com/2015/02/midnight...ardin-edition/


I was talking with my friends over at Plas-Teak. I was looking for some new Synthetic Teak for a new project I'm working on and they told me to check out this boat they just completed. Now I know its not everyone's cup of tea and the colors are not what I would have picked out BUT it does catch your eye and gets people talking This was made to be a promotional boat so I guess that's what its doing
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Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       03-23-2015, 6:30 PM Reply   
Any full size pics? Trying to understand how that thing could withstand that much juice!
Old    Zack Bale (Fourspeednup)      Join Date: Apr 2010       03-23-2015, 6:39 PM Reply   
Bad ass! Don't usually see 4 of those 7 Marine motors even on the largest center consoles. For those that may not be familiar with 7 Marine's outboard package, they use the supercharged GM LSA engine from a Cadillac CTS-V. They are massive in person.

http://www.seven-marine.com/
Old    Richard Coop (mendo247)      Join Date: Mar 2005       03-23-2015, 8:32 PM Reply   
So sick!!!
Old    Daniel (cowwboy)      Join Date: Jul 2008       03-24-2015, 7:38 AM Reply   
That is awesome!!!
I would love to hear those monsters at wot.
Old    Tom (boardjnky4)      Join Date: Dec 2011       03-24-2015, 8:04 AM Reply   
Old    Surf Addict (Desi) (phathom)      Join Date: Jun 2013       03-24-2015, 11:36 AM Reply   
For when you absolutely, positively, have to outrun the coast guard.

In style
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-24-2015, 12:12 PM Reply   
Looks like Wetsounds has there own version
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Old     (OneCent)      Join Date: Jul 2010       03-24-2015, 4:29 PM Reply   
Bad for wakeboarding, bad for wakesurfing... i would not know what i should do with a boat like that.
Old    Surf Addict (Desi) (phathom)      Join Date: Jun 2013       03-24-2015, 4:42 PM Reply   
I thought I already addressed that.
Old    Aaron (alindquist)      Join Date: Mar 2004       03-25-2015, 4:12 AM Reply   
I saw both those boat at the Miami Boat Show... Impressive pieces for sure, that Wetsounds Hydrosport was loud... The Midnight Express is such a sweet boat, that one isn't exactly my style but I have always like Midnight Express.
Old    Ken (kenv)      Join Date: May 2002       03-26-2015, 10:07 PM Reply   
Here's 5 new Verado 400s.
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Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-27-2015, 12:18 AM Reply   
^^^^5 Merc Verados = 2000 HP
4 Seven Marine 557's = 2228 HP

I think the 7 Marine 557 motors are around 65k each
Not sure what the Merc's are going for Just wondering why someone would go with 5 outboards And less HP then what 4 Seven Marine 557's would give Ya. ?
Old     (sandm01)      Join Date: May 2010       03-27-2015, 4:48 AM Reply   
latest issue of boating listed the msrp on the 400verado's at around 35k each depending on shaft length and gearcase options.
175k for 2000hp vs 260k for 2228hp. that's a pretty big price jump for not a lot of added hp.

then you also have to factor in the big peni$ factor of 5 engines on the back vs 4
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-27-2015, 6:11 AM Reply   
Wonder what the weight of 4 seven marine 577's is Vs 5 200 Verados? Then you have the extra drag of a extra motor that the Merc combo gives you. It would be Intresting to know what the performance numbers were when it comes to 4 Vs 5
Old     (sandm01)      Join Date: May 2010       03-27-2015, 1:44 PM Reply   
verado 400 weighs 668lbs.
7-557 weighs 1094lbs.

therefore 5 400's come in at 3340 vs 4376 for the 7-557's. again, pretty significant for the 5engines.
Old    Red (Redheadd)      Join Date: Apr 2014       03-27-2015, 3:04 PM Reply   
Did someone say penis???

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