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by Mr Hot Rod
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Grounding Aluminum Gas Tanks
Replies: 23
Views: 4986

Re: Grounding Aluminum Gas Tanks

Here's a link to show how we installed our aluminium fuel tanks using David Pascoe's method : Re: fuel tank questions http://www.chelseacoachworks.com/images/hot_rod/300/jumpseats_24.jpg http://www.chelseacoachworks.com/images/hot_rod/300/jumpseats_28.jpg http://www.chelseacoachworks.com/images/hot_...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: what's that speckle paint ?
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: what's that speckle paint ?

Here's a link to Valspar Zolotone : http://www.quest-ip.com/trusted-brands/zolatone/ -> Click on Zolotone MSDS for sample colours. Try a Google Search with the search term Zolotone or look for it at major automotive refinish retailers. ____________________ Paul Kane Kane Custom Boats Ltd. Chelsea, Q...
by Mr Hot Rod
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Making a monto Carlo wider
Replies: 17
Views: 737

Re: Making a monto Carlo wider

You may leave the beam as is but stretch the boat to accomodate a staggered engine configuration. The engines could mount to remote v-drives located just behind the cockpit. One engine would be closely coupled while the other engine would be coupled by a torque tube which parallels the first engine ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Dream Builder
Replies: 16
Views: 812

Re: Dream Builder

What does this number mean exactly? As in, the stern will sit 4 inches lower? 1) Add the weights of all objects. Add the weight moments. 2) Divide the total moment by the total weight. This is the distance from the datum to the center of gravity. Here are some links to augment Bill's post : → For a...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Inboard/Outboard range of motion.
Replies: 10
Views: 652

Re: Inboard/Outboard range of motion.

Here's another lead : http://www.glen-l.com/phpBB2/download/file.php?id=400&t=1 • Liftable propulsion system for small boats : The BOB Drive Hope this might be useful ! ____________________ Paul Kane Kane Custom Boats Ltd. Chelsea, Quebec Building the Glen-L Hot Rod : http://www.kanecustomboats....
by Mr Hot Rod
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rampage Update 2017
Replies: 70
Views: 5884

Re: Rampage Update 2017

Looking good, Denon ! Epoxy doesn't self-level like paint. Roller application creates a heavy film which tends to mottle and requires a lot of sanding to level out the surface. Have you tried 'tipping' the rolled epoxy with a foam roller ? Follow the link in this post for more info : • Re: Help! air...
by Mr Hot Rod
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: pvc drain tubes
Replies: 3
Views: 548

Re: pvc drain tubes

Epoxies don't adhere well to many plastics because these surfaces are too smooth to allow a mechanical bond. One of the Gougeon Brothers' User Guides recommends cleaning the pipe with the correct cleaner for that type of pipe and applying a thin coating of ABS/PVC cement. Once the cement has complet...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Inboard/Outboard range of motion.
Replies: 10
Views: 652

Re: Inboard/Outboard range of motion.

Now all you have to do is find one ! Here's a link to a Canadian supplier that re-manufactures and rebuilds transmissions, transom assemblies, upper and lower gear cases and more : • Stern Drive Connections (Orillia, Ontario, Canada) Scroll down to OMC STERN DRIVE - 400 SERIES & 800 SERIES MECHA...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Inboard/Outboard range of motion.
Replies: 10
Views: 652

Re: Inboard/Outboard range of motion.

Here's a photo of an OMC "Hi-Tilt/Lift" stringer drive : http://hhscott.com/evinrude/images/DCP_0126.JPG OMC Electric Stringer in 75 degree (25 percent more than competitive models) "Hi-Tilt/Lift" position (electric motor-driven, lock-to-lock in under 4 seconds) Unit can be parke...
by Mr Hot Rod
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Ski King Engine Size
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Re: Ski King Engine Size

Does anyone remember what Dwain Colton (Skiiiiii Kiiiinnnngggg) is running? I'm thinking it's a small block V8. Here's some info about Dwain's 283 CID V8 : Related Topics : • Type of Ski King Motor From the Customer Photos - Archives : http://www.glen-l.com/picboards/picboard8/pic471j1.jpg I just f...
by Mr Hot Rod
Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rampage Update 2017
Replies: 70
Views: 5884

Re: Rampage Update 2017

Just an idea to work around the bleeding problem. It might be simpler to bond a 3/4" wide x 1/4" thick ash strip with 1/8" rounded-over edges to your existing ash strips. The deck would be stained and epoxied as usual. The ash 'cover' strips could be finished off the boat and epoxied ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I'm a Boat Builder! G-L Ski Tow under construction!
Replies: 346
Views: 42513

Re: I'm a Boat Builder! G-L Ski Tow under construction!

I'm afraid this thread about my boat build is dead. Sorry folks. Here are a few notes on how you can use the Glen-L Galleries to host and link to your photos. Exactly what / which picture was embedded in each of the thread links here? It's pure guesswork at this point. When you edit a post containi...
by Mr Hot Rod
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I'm a Boat Builder! G-L Ski Tow under construction!
Replies: 346
Views: 42513

Re: I'm a Boat Builder! G-L Ski Tow under construction!

Without photos, I find that as I read over this thread about my boat build, it has really become quite useless. Is there any real reason to keep it? IMO, most of the text was based on the photos posted; no photos = no context = no value = waste of Glen-L's bandwidth. Wow ... I feel your pain. What ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Glen-L RV's
Topic: 1/2 ton pu with 6 1/2 ft. Bed.
Replies: 1
Views: 322

Re: 1/2 ton pu with 6 1/2 ft. Bed.

Welcome to the Forum, Hoss ! Tell us a bit about your truck's engine, transmission, gearing and payload capacity. As a general rule, the camper's CG (Center of Gravity) must fall within the rear wheel's leading and trailing edge. More info below. Scroll down to item # 6, COG (Center of Gravity) : Ma...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Speed and Performance
Topic: Gentry performance
Replies: 2
Views: 522

Re: Gentry performance

No mufflers as yet (no room!) so it's noisy. We didn't have space for mufflers, so we installed Gibson Transom Mount Power Tip mufflers. The silencers reduce decibel ranges and surpass the 88db limits required by the California SAE J2005 Motorboat Sound Law without compromising power. They're expen...

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