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by Greybird
Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:30 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Prop placing/angle etc.
Replies: 17
Views: 3077

Re: Prop placing/angle etc.

Hi Bill Thank you for the response. The general concensus is that a four bladed 13 x 13 prop on a 1" shaft is what I need. The problem is I bought a recon engine and I am not sure of it's power, but as the speed limit on the Thames river is 4 knots and I live a hundred miles from the sea, I sha...
by Greybird
Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:19 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Prop placing/angle etc.
Replies: 17
Views: 3077

Re: Prop placing/angle etc.

Hi Falconer100 Thankyou for the input, and everyone else as well. Could we do an 'I'll show you mine if you show me yours?' I have only seen one other boat, finished, that's Greg's boat 'Bootlegger', but it would be great to see your build. How far have you got? I am only down in Oxfordshire so Soli...
by Greybird
Wed Oct 19, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Prop placing/angle etc.
Replies: 17
Views: 3077

Re: Prop placing/angle etc.

Thank you both for the input. I think some people are trying to complicate my life unnecessarily!!!
by Greybird
Wed Oct 19, 2016 2:46 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Prop placing/angle etc.
Replies: 17
Views: 3077

Prop placing/angle etc.

I am in the process of building my 'Barrelback' in landlocked Oxfordshire in the UK. It is giong well but ... I know this has been answered a few hundred times but I cannot find a reponse to a question that I have been asked by a supplier in the UK. Firstly I should predicate this by saying that if ...
by Greybird
Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Off site blog
Replies: 0
Views: 3406

Off site blog

I have started a blog off site mostly for friends and family in New Zealand and the UK. I have found this site so informative and helpful, so a very big thank you to all who contribute pictures etc. It is very early days for my build but the initial questions have now been answered and the build is ...
by Greybird
Wed Mar 18, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Just another new boy!
Replies: 0
Views: 1684

Just another new boy!

Good morning all After a career as a fashion photographer I turned my hand to furniture making, just for fun. We now have all the wooden furniture we need so another project is needed, why not build a boat!!!! Well, not much experience in boat building, but a studio, equipment and time is what I do ...

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