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by KenRas
Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member, will need some guidance
Replies: 10
Views: 3644

Re: New member, will need some guidance

Only been off the forum for about a year and a lot has happened. Both here and with us personally. In the original post I said we were looking for a home in the south Idaho area. Scrap that idea and look north. Way north, panhandle region next to one of the most beautiful lakes I have ever been on, ...
by KenRas
Sat Nov 15, 2014 12:00 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: What to look for in a motor?
Replies: 2
Views: 2922

What to look for in a motor?

I will be building the Olympian in the next or so and am considering an I/O or possibly twin OB's. The price of twins has me a little concerned unless I go used. I would like to have in the neighborhood of 300HP with either the OB or I/O. When looking at used motors what should I be looking for? Is ...
by KenRas
Thu Nov 06, 2014 10:47 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3372
Views: 786755

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Will the heat from the chemical reaction be hot enough to melt the plastic? Might mix up a small sacrificial batch first and wear heavy gloves
by KenRas
Thu Oct 30, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member, will need some guidance
Replies: 10
Views: 3644

Re: New member, will need some guidance

Lowka53 wrote:8) welcome to the forum what part of Idaho you moving to I live south in Utah 8) not far from the boarder
We are looking in the northern areas of Boise, Eagle and Horseshoe Bend. Would love to be in McCall but I dont think the mother in law could handle the winters
by KenRas
Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:15 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member, will need some guidance
Replies: 10
Views: 3644

Re: New member, will need some guidance

I have narrowed it down to the Chinook. I did purchase the study plans for the Chinook and Olympian along with the plywood book. After looking at the study plans the Chinook looks like an easier build for a first timer. I have read through about a 1/4 of the plywood book and am picking up a few hint...
by KenRas
Wed Oct 22, 2014 6:02 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member, will need some guidance
Replies: 10
Views: 3644

New member, will need some guidance

Hi everyone, I am Ken and have been looking and talking about building a boat for years. We will be moving out of the People Republik of Kommifornia within the next year headed for the promised land. After 50 years of taxation, oppression and working my butt off for nothing we have had enough. I am ...

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