what about this wave runner type thing?

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by SFC Hall, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. SFC Hall
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    SFC Hall Junior Member

    now slap a 225 Merc on there and you'd have a ride!

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    wouldn't it steer better if the front platoon was stationary and the motor was used to steer in the rear?
     
  2. Chris Ostlind

    Chris Ostlind Previous Member

    1.) You'd also sink it and push the cost into the next atmosphere.

    2.) Probably, but it is his boat, after all. When he starts asking me to buy it, I start questioning the steering responsiveness.
     
  3. rwatson
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    rwatson Senior Member

    So many ways to get your 4 minutes of fame ........
     
  4. jawshunter
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    jawshunter jawshunter

    thats sweet man you got plans to build























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  5. kach22i
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    kach22i Architect

    Looks like the product of an early retirement.;)
     
  6. rwatson
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    rwatson Senior Member

    Now - if you put wheels in the pods, like a seaplane, the ultimate trike!!!!
     

  7. juiceclark

    juiceclark Previous Member

    I had something like it

    I restored two old "Ski-Horses" from the 1970s. There were like a jet ski but had a little outboard on the back. There were awesome! The steering was responsive and they hauled ***. I put a metal ring around the prop (prop guard) in case I fell off and ran myself over...but the kill switch was enough.

    There was a model in the '60s called a Hydrocycle. I'd like to see a gang of tuffs cruising down the river on custom versions of these:

    http://www.fiberglassics.com/forms/forum818/showmessage.asp?fm=Forum&messageID=3756
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2007
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