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by Ron B
Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: REALLY BIG PROBLEM
Replies: 48
Views: 12129

Havnt been on in awhile and just read this. Man you have patience!!!! Here in the south you just kindly remove a section of his fence each night and use it for firewood. (no evidence) every time he replaces it you take down a new section. Maybe he,d get the idea. If its a chain link fence ,they sell...
by Ron B
Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Bullet Build Complete!
Replies: 15
Views: 5182

very nice!!
by Ron B
Thu Feb 14, 2008 6:49 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: squirt build and thanks
Replies: 1
Views: 1361

squirt build and thanks

Just wanted to thank Glen-l for some great plans that were easy to understand and build for the first time boat builder. I finished my squirt last year and have ben very pleased with it. When we take it to water everyone still wants to look at it. As soon as I make room I guess I,ll have to step up ...
by Ron B
Thu Sep 27, 2007 4:33 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Squirt launched!
Replies: 23
Views: 7217

Very nice boat, gonna add spray rails to mine i think.
by Ron B
Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:18 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: A Few Questions About SQUIRT
Replies: 207
Views: 61643

I see the spacer now in one of his pics, all he needs is the short drive shaft , water pickup tube(or be carfull and cut) and remove the shifter extension.
by Ron B
Mon Aug 27, 2007 3:04 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Next Project -Zip ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2225

well, with 4 boats in the yard now, my wife said one has to go first. Guess its time to sell the pontoon.
by Ron B
Sun Aug 26, 2007 8:52 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Next Project -Zip ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2225

guess no one thinks much of this design. hmmmm
by Ron B
Sat Aug 25, 2007 10:57 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Next Project -Zip ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2225

Next Project -Zip ?

Ok, ive done the squirt thing and i really enjoyed it. Now, im thinking about one a little bigger. For you guys building the zip and have built it, how did you like it (Building, ride, performance)? Wanting to build somthing ill realisticly use more(beside my bass boat). Somewhere i read its easier ...
by Ron B
Tue Aug 21, 2007 4:04 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: A Few Questions About SQUIRT
Replies: 207
Views: 61643

Havnt been on in a while, been trying to figure out the pattern for these hot weather bass for some night tournamants. I painted over the varnish, then waxed and buffed .
by Ron B
Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:21 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: A Few Questions About SQUIRT
Replies: 207
Views: 61643

Found the perfect inexpensive fin for the squirt. Found a old set of wooden water skis at a garage sale and use the big fin on the slalom one, perfect size.
by Ron B
Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:44 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Jet Boat Power - Conventional Inboard Prop
Replies: 8
Views: 5840

it would work but no nuetral or reverse unlees you culd maybe put it thruogh a transmission ,but i havent seen one that small. unless it was a hydrostatic. There was one site where a guy ran a twin cylinder briggs with a hydro trans in a little tug like boat he made. you would also still need a pick...
by Ron B
Sat Jun 02, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: A Few Questions About SQUIRT
Replies: 207
Views: 61643

well, i got the bilge pump installed, put a float switch inline so it would be automatic (1 more thing off the list). Hakan, did you find a short foot yet? With all the sailboats there with kicker motors i figured one of the marinas would gladly swap your long for a short foot. Terry, hate to hear a...
by Ron B
Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Yet another problem
Replies: 9
Views: 3554

Dont know why the stain would bother the epoxy. Ive read quite a few posts on people doing it the exact same way with no problems at all.
by Ron B
Thu May 31, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: A Few Questions About SQUIRT
Replies: 207
Views: 61643

michal, no cloth on the deck, just epoxy and varnish. terry, your the one doing all the hard work, ive been keeping up with yours and ITS the one that is outstanding.Didnt get a chance to run it,weather was moving in and starting to sprinkle. just had to get some pictures for the guys at work to pro...
by Ron B
Thu May 31, 2007 4:05 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: The joys of registration
Replies: 7
Views: 2850

I also regestered my squirt today. The lady asked me if i had my hull numbers yet from montgomery, i said i didnt know i had to. she then told me if it was a 1972 or earlier boat i didnt have to do all that. She then said , what year was your boat again???? I have the best looking 1972 squirt on the...