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by joshuab
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 678
Views: 108477

Re: New member from oregon

Loving my Zip! Today we took a fathers day cruise at a local lake that i have never been on, halfway through our trip the anode bolt came loose and allowed the anode to slide down into the prop, it eventually fell off (anode) :lol: we stayed out and played anyhow, lost some fuel economy and a couple...
by joshuab
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 817
Views: 131909

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Just laying things out on deck but I'm liking it! One thing is that the bow light assumes a flat surface to mount to but where I want to put it is not. So I don't know what exactly I should do about that. IMG_20180609_130324743.jpg I believe we are using the same light, i used a chunk of inner tube...
by joshuab
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Best boat for this motor?
Replies: 7
Views: 262

Re: Best boat for this motor?

I am running a 97 merc 25hp two stroke on my Zip and have been very impressed with performance, maiden voyage was myself and three kids, our combined passenger weight was 540lbs. It planed with ease and topped out at 26 mph with flat water and no wind, below is a link to my video, if you skip to 4 m...
by joshuab
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Zip on craigslist
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Re: Zip on craigslist

PeterG wrote:Whew, started to panic that you were selling. The other guy saw yours and said the heck with it, can't compete with your masterpiece...


:lol: :lol: not a chance! I love my Zip!
by joshuab
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Zip on craigslist
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Zip on craigslist

While surfing craigslist i came across a zip.

https://portland.craigslist.org/grg/boa ... 83342.html
by joshuab
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Launching Ramp
Topic: 1000hr. Zip splash
Replies: 9
Views: 1095

Re: 1000hr. Zip splash

Hey Josh, My name is Rob and I'm from Australia. Can I just say I have been following your build on YouTube and I am so happy for you getting to launch day. In fact, watching your build has been the main inspiration for me to start my Key Largo which I started at the end of March just gone. http://...
by joshuab
Wed May 30, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 678
Views: 108477

Re: New member from oregon

And another, sits right on the waterline! 8)
by joshuab
Tue May 29, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Michael's ZIP
Replies: 176
Views: 21955

Re: Michael's ZIP

It blows me away how quick some of you guys/gals make progress, i felt like fourth place in a three man race for most of my Zip build, if you want to borrow a couple of my kids to slow you down let me know :lol:

Making good progress! 8)
by joshuab
Tue May 29, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 678
Views: 108477

Re: New member from oregon

Couple more pics from my buddy "chase boat" driver
by joshuab
Tue May 29, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 678
Views: 108477

Re: New member from oregon

timinsd wrote:Very nice work. Really enjoyed your youtube videos.

Tim


Thanks Tim, working on editing the June 1st video as we speak.......or type........ or......yeah
by joshuab
Tue May 29, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 678
Views: 108477

Re: New member from oregon

DrBryanJ wrote:She's a beauty Joshua!!! How's the sound system working out? Have a blast with it this summer.


Thank you, love the stereo :!: :!: :!: , more than adequate at WOT (and half volume)to drown out the outboard :lol:
by joshuab
Tue May 29, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 678
Views: 108477

Re: New member from oregon

PeterG wrote:Outstanding! Excellent boat with great performance! Nicely done and an inspiration.


Thanks peter!
by joshuab
Tue May 29, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 678
Views: 108477

Re: New member from oregon

OUTSTANDING!!!! Congratulations, Joshua!! She looks beautiful in the water, and the pictures are just gorgeous. And, that's great, great news to hear about the performance of the 25! Congratulations! Can't wait to see the video. Thanks Mike, i am super pleased with the outboard, my younger brother ...
by joshuab
Tue May 29, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 678
Views: 108477

Re: New member from oregon

hoodman wrote:Congratulations! It looks amazing in it's element! Sounds like you're getting great performance out of the 25!


Thanks matt! I am very impressed with the 25hp! I am keeping it, all doubts about wether or not it would "cut it" are gone.....
by joshuab
Tue May 29, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 678
Views: 108477

Re: New member from oregon

BayouBengal wrote:Congratulations and great pictures! :D

Everything would be perfect except that it looks like you're out of gas.


Thank you! It was definitely low but plenty for a systems check.

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