Can't believe you pulled this off. The boat looks sweet. Can't wait to see it on the water.
If I were to do it that way I would just use an outboard.
Would rather submerge a $3k outboard than a $10k yanmar
never heard of it but it looks pretty interesting
Will look into it
Also, to prevent rust of gears below the surface, maybe use a belt to drive the prop.
So shaft to the top of the transom and a belt down the back...
The gain of having no holes in the hull.
Its only 10hp and gets to hull speed without full throttle so a little loss in efficiency is acceptable....
This is probably a silly question but was wondering if anything like it had been done before.
On a small boat, to avoid putting a...
No negativity intended.
Just my prediction for future reference
Manie will drop out within 3 weeks of sea trial...
Sweet, thanks Myark
Well said Waikikan
pdw lol no comment
u could have saved your two pennies
i will build a small boat and each one of these threads is more educational than most websites out there
What is it with you and my budget? This is the second pretentious, elitist ****** thing you have said to me regarding my project. I have...
Is anything electronic not made in china?
Considered hydroforming but have since decided to covert an old gas tank to a boat :P
If i run out of space i can just transfer the motor...
I actually did further research after this post and decided to go with a 3 in 1 arc/tig/plasma cutter inverter off ebay for $450...
Thanks, i think..
I think an english wheel would be better suited like this one:
Ferrocement would be a lot easier but i think a big part of what attracts me to boats like this is their toughness. Built like a tank. Cement on...
Thanks again all
Lots of great info there.
The more i look into it, the more i realise that there is way more to building a steel shape like...
Looks like a few people can see the vision :P
Well, as simple and as cheap as buying a lifeboat would be, I kind of want to enjoy...
Trolling down the coast at 4 knots, drift fishing a reef when i eventually get there by standing up through the hatch with a rod then...