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by twaite
Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Wire trace (rigging) rough in : Will use pipe so it can welded in solid thus adding to framing also makes a water tight deck as Kevin described in previous post. If space allows it may be possible to install batteries for lights in the front storage lockers this will eliminate the need for the chas...
by twaite
Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Here is my ideal of the deck layout for my build : I don't have the exact measurements as of yet for the hull, so I used Kevin's drawing to get a feel for the layout.. I have no clue on balancing it all but I will have to research that and post when the time comes... My drawings are in no way to sc...
by twaite
Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Underwater Lights : Structure will be made of 1" pipe (lights to be spaced evenly and mounded on C brackets as to be adjustable, up/down, side to side). Light bar should pivot on fabricated L brackets at desired maximum lowering to keep the lights from coming in contact with bottom. Build Note : Br...
by twaite
Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Well I think I am all caught up now, if I don't hear back I will attempt to continue on my own not simple, but I feel as I started this thread and owe it to finish... I will be trying to figure out what to do next...
by twaite
Sun Apr 10, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Air Motor mounting : Plan is to mount to Stern section of the boat. Build Note: Will need backing plate to mount to deck (feet will be welded to deck) I am still in limbo on this Foot print : 26" center pipe to center pipe rear leg spacing: W 84" Front leg spacing: W 90" newboat-5.jpg
by twaite
Sun Apr 10, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Lean Post : Lean Post come in every shape and size, this is the one I have chosen for my build as it fits the console well. To be mounted behind Console (17-20" is typical) Build Note: (will need backing plate for mounting to deck (20" after console) x posted foot print W x L... (mounted with screw...
by twaite
Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:25 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Mid Ship Rail : Here is my stab at drawing the proposed rail as per description in the previous post: console1.jpg Post will be notched cut and welded to proposed 1.5" rub rail Proposed Dimensions : 1" pipe (bend radius to be determined) Post: 12" spacing (notched and welded) 48" L x 24 H (this wil...
by twaite
Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Front Rail (proposed raised deck area) In my build the boat will used for multi purposes, one being Flounder gigging. For that I have chosen to add a rail along the front deck as drawn below. Proposed dimension: 38" H x width (to be bent in the corners to best fit the final plan) as of now I will j...
by twaite
Sun Apr 10, 2016 6:26 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Console Ideal : Please Note that Height can very easily be raised to accommodate your style: Picture is of a console that will fit this deck well, it can be mounted to deck (welded with L extrusion around the base) I would prefer it be bolted as this would allow for later removal if needed for: rep...
by twaite
Sat Apr 09, 2016 4:31 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Deck Layout : Lets design it with a blank canvas, the builder assumes the responsibility to maintain recommended specs.. does this make since :idea: :idea: Lets just say design it as : flat decked, center console, raised platform (bow) for storage, inspection hatches (stern) and leave the custom ad...
by twaite
Sat Apr 09, 2016 4:01 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Deck Layout : It should be very easy as designed for the builder to build in structual plating for mounting during fabrication (tied into the entire framing scheme) use extrusions/plate to build backing plates under deck plate.. can this be done during the build process... everyone is going to want...
by twaite
Fri Apr 08, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

:D
by twaite
Fri Apr 08, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Thought I would also add a section of short railing each side of console, to give you something to keep you from stepping off while walking aside console similar to this photo
boat railing 3.jpg
by twaite
Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Kevin,

26" center 46 height is that what you are saying..
newboat-5.jpg

Wife said she wants a flat deck no toe (so no toe it is) half pipe rub rail

Railing Ideas
boat railing 1.jpg
boat railing 2.jpg
by twaite
Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: question on scooter boat build
Replies: 208
Views: 53626

Re: question on scooter boat build

Bill Edmundson wrote:Travis

The only thing that will help that flounder is a big scoop of crab meat!

Bill
Amen to that... that's a regular at our house, it is also very well accommodated by fried soft shell crab....