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by Time
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

ON the trailer ready to go. took 1 month to build.

Thanks everyone for all your help along the way.
by Time
Mon Mar 26, 2012 5:20 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

Engine in, trailer finished. now just waiting on final odds and ends and have ot finish all the fiddly bits.
by Time
Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:09 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

90L Fuel tank mocked into place.
Electronics and gauges mocked up.
seat location roughed out.
pullup cleats stenciled in.

now just waiting waiting waiting for parts delivery....
by Time
Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:02 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

Thanks fergal. It's a quick and dirty cracker box, total build time to build entire boat and paint is 115 working hours. hopefully less than 50 for installing all the hardware and engine. Tool list is very very small too. Assorted chisels Hand saws jig saw plunge router sockets and drivers hand dril...
by Time
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lakeracers Crackerbox build
Replies: 22
Views: 9830

Re: Lakeracers Crackerbox build

EFI - Solved carbie problems......
by Time
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:21 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

Deck nearly complete. Hopefully paint over the weekend.

Just have to install all the hard ware now....
by Time
Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:32 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

Trailer and engine are a week from being done.

Hopefully by the end of this week i have the flotation foam installed, the deck on and painted and most of the elecrical, steering and fuel systems in place.
by Time
Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:46 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

Fibreglassed, Painted, Flipped.Now waiting on rigging and electrical. parts.
by Time
Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

i'm Just one bloke in a shed fergal. use mostly hand tools that are as old as time. Though i Have stooped to using a plunge router for some things.

I don't have regular access to a digital camera, still stuck in the film age for the most part. But i'll put some images up when i can.
by Time
Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:25 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

Good day today.
Hull planking fitted. Hopefully flip mid next week.
by Time
Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lakeracers Crackerbox build
Replies: 22
Views: 9830

Re: Lakeracers Crackerbox build

Hahaha thats a brilliant photo fergal!
by Time
Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:49 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

Fairing almost finished.

Any advice on making paper templates for the planking would be appreciated.

Time.
by Time
Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:46 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lakeracers Crackerbox build
Replies: 22
Views: 9830

Re: Lakeracers Crackerbox build

wow there's a lot of these being built at the moment!
by Time
Tue Feb 28, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Wooden Wakeboard Boat - Time for a New Glen-L Design?
Replies: 6
Views: 7350

Re: Wooden Wakeboard Boat - Time for a New Glen-L Design?

Wouldn't be hard to design a wake boat that was cheap to build and run though....

Take a look at the Epic Boatshull form... super simple.
by Time
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:06 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Cracker box with a light weight engine
Replies: 33
Views: 8709

Re: Cracker box with a light weight engine

Slow Day Today. Not much done.

Fairing started but broke 2 plane blades. Spent day chasing down some new blades.

Fibreglass but joints complete for topside and hull planking. now have 18ft lengths of ply to manhandle about....

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