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    Top speed WOT

    Jeez! I’m originally from NY. Went to college in Worcester, MA. Worked a few years in Cambridge, then moved to SC in 1990 and haven’t looked back. Certainly advantages and disadvantage living north or south. But we tend to be outdoors as much as possible (even in the 100 degree summers down...
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    Top speed WOT

    Lake Murray is more residential (lots of homes on the shoreline). Lake Thurmond tends to be more wooded, some campgrounds and just a few homes shoreline. Both big beautiful lakes. My profile picture and the attached photo are from the shoreline at Lake Thurmond. . Would love to meet some other...
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    Top speed WOT

    Motor set in the top hole. Prop has the following stamped on it: 15-M 14 1/2 It is a Yamaha Reliance Series stainless prop. Congrats on the order!
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    Top speed WOT

    Thanks BigK. We alternate between Lake Murray (in Columbia) and Clarks Hill (also called Lake Thurmond in Augusta GA).
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    Top speed WOT

    Just picked up our 22SXSR this weekend. It has a Yamaha 150. In South Carolina, so we also had a beautiful weekend (75 degrees Friday and Saturday). After break in we were able to try WOT, hit 38mph (according to the SIMRAD) both days. Full tank and 2 adults onboard. No complaints with performance.
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    New Bennington 25 LSB Build

    Hey Guys, I am a new forum member. I live in Aiken, SC, between Lexington and Augusta, GA. I did a few visits to Captains Choice in Lexington (where I bought my last boat in fact). They did have more stock than other dealers within a reasonable driving distance, but were pretty much quoting me...
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    Boat on the final assembly line!

    Skip & Papa, beautiful boats! My wife and I are first time Bennington boat purchasers. Ordered August 27th. Hoping for a Christmas Miracle as well. Our local dealer was promised 4 boats a month from Bennington, but with supply chain issues we have been delayed several times already. Original...
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