engine driven river boat.

Discussion in 'Outboards' started by lakedude8840, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. lakedude8840
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    lakedude8840 New Member

    I am looking for engine mounting and setup information (name, links, pictures) on the small fishing boats used in asia and on rivers that look similar to gondola boats of italy, but are motorized and have the long 6-8 foot drive shaft extending from the top transom mounted engine into the water, and a steering shaft projecting forward from the engine about 5 feet. Thanks.
  2. WestVanHan
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    WestVanHan Not a Senior Member

    Called "long tails".

    Use google.
  3. pistnbroke
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    pistnbroke I try

    look under DIY marinising on this forum
  4. muddin redneck
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    muddin redneck DO IT IN THE MUD!!!

    alot of them have been built right here in this forum under weedeater converions thread. many great ideas and finished motors from a large group of very talented builders on that thread, just give it a look and you will find what your looking for im sure if you dont just start asking questions someone is bound to know

  5. WickedGood

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    Here ya go.

    They are called Mudbuddys


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