New project

Discussion in 'Metal Boat Building' started by Turtle1974, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. Turtle1974
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    Turtle1974 New Member

    Hi new to this forum, I have just brought a project, just looking for ideas on what to do with the strut and keel, the boats 10m long 3.1m wide, it's running a 120hp ford lees diesel and a v drive, I require a some protection around the prop and rudder, any thoughts wold be appreciated
     

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    Keel

    A few more pics
     

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    More pics

    One of the shaft tube
     

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  4. rwatson
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    rwatson Senior Member

    From what I can make of the pictures, the supporting strut doesnt look very streamlined.

    It would be worthwhile to redesign it to create less resistance/turbulence I would suspect.
     
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