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Is this allowable or is it the big no-no? Can't find any info online about this subject. Also does a 12"x12" plate seem a bit of overkill for a 20' boat with a lot of horsepower? In my mind a bigger plate is almost like an extension of the hull and would greatly enhance performance but what do I know.
 

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Figured the larger tabs would make the boat respond quicker. With placement 4" from the outside edge of the boat they would follow suit with rest of the hull(3/8" above the hull) but cross one chine. Wasn't sure about cavitation or stuff like that.
 

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Also does a 12"x12" plate seem a bit of overkill for a 20' boat


No that is a pretty standard size for that size boat Dan.





Now the Bat wing design that Bennett makes in their 10X12 are equivalent to a flat 12X12. This is because the spill plates / side plates on the Batwing hold the water on the tab better.
 

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I looked into those tabs Bobby and there sweet. Man this is a tough decision to make for a high dollar purchase that has to work the first time. I think I'm pretty much settled on the Lenco edge mounts due to the swim platform and a lower profile for the actuators to mount on the transom. If for whatever reason the Lencos fail(and hope they don't),the platform is friggin history and going with the Bennetts. Thanks for the input so far guys.
 

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That solves your problem at speed, but what about not moving (or being towed)? Can you move the Homeport up to fix it?

Might I suggest ONE of your Wed Night meetup Ladies to go boating with you. She can move forward and aft as needed, and if you get some of that cheap moonshine, after awhile you can just roll her where you need to, toget the best trim for your boat at any speed.

Hope this help. Just a suggestion. :letsdrink
 

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I think I'm pretty much settled on the Lenco edge mounts due to the swim platform and a lower profile for the actuators


There are a bunch of people that like Lenco. I always put Bennetts on.



Bennett makes 4 different lengths of rams and they will swap you free of charge.



In Fact Bennett IS the #1 customer service company in the marine industry. Hands Down!



I can tell you all kinds of stories where Bennett has bent over backwards.



Warranty stuff that is on the 4th owner. Built some custom tabs free of charge for my buddy Eddie's Mako. Etc ,Etc.



Lenco's move faster.



Bennetts take more time to install....that is why places that install tabs want to put Lencos on. Less work....More $$$.



The M-120's is the standard Batwing design that Bennett makes.



I do something a little different. Only because I like Black.



I put the Bennett BT1012 Tournament Tab Kit 10 x 12 on.

















 
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