He said "you still have some sort of problem, because my similar setup with inferior parts and less HP is faster".
Have you put a straight edge on it and checked for a hook? Sometimes hulls can sag and create one, even if it was not cast into the mold for some reason or the other (to cure a hop...
Yea....70k or whatever for a 1911 (granted it is exquisite in design and construction)....I just don't see that kind of value in it personally. I am sure there is a waiting list for them in this media fueled age.
That's what makes America great however, you can build and do almost ANYTHING!
Oh I agree they are works of art, the rigging is drool worthy haha!
I have built enough customs of my own as far as hot rods/resto mods for clients, I know the feeling.
There are enough out there that he'll have no issues finding what he wants, unless it is a new hull from them...
Lots of Schiada's have been heavily modified, nothing wrong or sacrilegious about doing whatever you want with your own hull.
I know of several boats that have modded hulls/strakes etc, never seen a peep out of the members here about it.
When you SELL a product, once it is out of his hands...