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#11329966 - 01/07/16 04:55 PM Champion owners- question
ShallowWaterKing Offline
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What size jackplate do you have on your champs? I've got a 202 ..Mines had a 6inch for ever top end at 65. Should I have a bigger plate?
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#11329980 - 01/07/16 04:59 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
Eric Reeves Offline
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I have an 8" hydraulic on mine. I run a 202 as well


Edited by Eric Reeves (01/07/16 04:59 PM)

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#11330219 - 01/07/16 06:39 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
meP2too Offline
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I have an 8 inch on a 186,

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#11330223 - 01/07/16 06:40 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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6 in or 8 in max.. check depth and prop, maybe 70 tops depending
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#11330241 - 01/07/16 06:49 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
Flooringit Offline
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I have a 10 on mine just put it on. Still trying to dial it in. Did have a 8
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#11330328 - 01/07/16 07:16 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: Flooringit]
ShallowWaterKing Offline
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Have you lost any speed?

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#11330361 - 01/07/16 07:23 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
guntz67 Offline
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got a 6 on mine
but mine is a 190
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#11330410 - 01/07/16 07:39 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
PREWITT Offline
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I've got a 181 with 6" gps 64

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#11330424 - 01/07/16 07:43 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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Got a 8 on my 202. Runs in the mid 60 without bumping the tack. Fixing to hang a 250 Pro xs on it and drop to a 6 inch.


Edited by Bruce's Guide Service (01/07/16 07:44 PM)
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#11330463 - 01/07/16 07:53 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: Bruce's Guide Service]
ShallowWaterKing Offline
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Bruce, I've got a 200, should I get a 6 or 8 inch. why drop the size of the plate when you go up in HP? Just curious to how it this works. Never really messed with any jackplates or moving mine much.
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#11330464 - 01/07/16 07:53 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
Flooringit Offline
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Originally Posted By: ShallowWaterKing
Have you lost any speed?

No I'm trying to pick some up. I hit 69 last time out and boat started chine walking so I let off had my 6yo with me. Raised it back up 1/4 hoping to hit 70 no walk
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#11330490 - 01/07/16 07:59 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
Flooringit Offline
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Also I was only hitting 66-67 but I had a talon on also
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#11330524 - 01/07/16 08:13 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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I just put the eight on last year. And get to much backwash with it as it makes the boat sit to low in the water. Made the boat run better, But the back wash was terrible. You had to slow down slowly or you would be wearing the lake .

I would stick to the six. I believe it was Pat Golf that told me that the eight was to big. But i could have forgotten who it was.


Edited by Bruce's Guide Service (01/07/16 08:15 PM)
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#11330530 - 01/07/16 08:16 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
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Good info. Thanks Bruce
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#11330598 - 01/07/16 08:42 PM Re: Champion owners- question [Re: ShallowWaterKing]
hoghead2007 Offline
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Registered: 05/14/13
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Call the prop shop at lake Fork i thinks its bobs prop shop he has a work sheet and very helpful and dose a great job on props

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