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by vupilot
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: HP for Power-Row 13 1/2" SB Skiff
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: HP for Power-Row 13 1/2" SB Skiff

It depends on where you will use the boat. I think with electric unless you are on a very small lake it will take forever to get anywhere. You'll probably do 4-5 mph. If that is the goal then great. With 2.5hp you'll be spending a lot of time at full power and even a 4 stroke is pretty loud when wou...
by vupilot
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 512
Views: 75748

Re: New member from oregon

Satisfying work isn't It? Looking great!
by vupilot
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Central PA, Interested in 13 1/2' skiff
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Re: Central PA, Interested in 13 1/2' skiff

Sounds good! Go for it!

I think I would go with more power though, like 6hp.
by vupilot
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini side planking question
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: Malahini side planking question

Is your planking already scarfed together into one long piece per side? I actually would suggest starting at the middle and working toward the bow and stern. I did not pre join my forward and aft panels. I first installed the aft half and then the forward half. I butt joined the plywood in the middl...
by vupilot
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings from Oregon
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Greetings from Oregon

Welcome,

Plenty to choose from here. Hard to beat a good ol wooden skiff.
by vupilot
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Securing Gas Tank
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: Securing Gas Tank

I used cabinet handles screwed into the battens and a click strap that threads through the handles and over the tank.
by vupilot
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Upholstery
Topic: A Couple More Upholstery Projects
Replies: 4
Views: 80

Re: A Couple More Upholstery Projects

Nice additions, I like the covered bumpers. One of those, why didnt I think of that moments.
by vupilot
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 512
Views: 75748

Re: New member from oregon

Enjoy and take your time. Looking great!
by vupilot
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Bham, AL zip progress
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: Bham, AL zip progress

Wow :shock: Really nice!
by vupilot
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Zip Help Needed - Cavitation, Turbulence, Transom Height?
Replies: 17
Views: 464

Re: Zip Help Needed - Cavitation, Turbulence, Transom Height?

Your Skeg is just fine!!! The boat is great, just start relaxing and enjoy it.
by vupilot
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Hurricane Gulf Shores AL
Replies: 11
Views: 142

Re: Hurricane Gulf Shores AL

Good luck Bill!
by vupilot
Tue Sep 26, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Zip Help Needed - Cavitation, Turbulence, Transom Height?
Replies: 17
Views: 464

Re: Zip Help Needed - Cavitation, Turbulence, Transom Height?

Hello, Congrats first. Nothing stands out as obvious to me. Seems like you have done everything right. What pitch prop is your 3 blade you have been using? Are you sure that the prop hub is not slipping? Or any weeds are interfering? It only happens in chop or turns and never when getting on a plane...
by vupilot
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: Jet Ski trailer for squirt?
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Jet Ski trailer for squirt?

A lot of Jet ski trailers I see have welded bunks instead of bolted, adjustable bunks. Youlll want one that is adjustable.
by vupilot
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Bob Brown’s Belle
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Re: Bob Brown’s Belle

Looking great!
by vupilot
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Electric Power
Topic: Solar powered Amp Eater
Replies: 140
Views: 19877

Re: Solar powered Amp Eater

Thanks for the ride Dave!

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