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by jdhogg
Sat Aug 15, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: Do I need to glass the whole boat?
Replies: 4
Views: 3385

Re: Do I need to glass the whole boat?

sir,does this also include DF marine plywood?
by jdhogg
Sat Aug 15, 2009 12:59 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Fuel tanks for V-dory
Replies: 17
Views: 12147

Re: Fuel tanks for V-dory

check out www.summitracing.com they have different sized tanks for race cars and might just fit what you need,
by jdhogg
Sat Aug 15, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: motorbike engines any good?????????????
Replies: 9
Views: 1843

Re: motorbike engines any good?????????????

it would have to be an engine with one heck of a lowerend.the crotch rocket engines are fast and tough but not tough enuff.you mite think of a stroked harley or S&S engine.there is a company that makes a reduction for harley engines for aircraft that mite work,its belt drive.another problem is the o...
by jdhogg
Sat Aug 15, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: covering plywood floor
Replies: 4
Views: 3581

Re: covering plywood floor

wood pickup bed liner work? the same company also makes a spray on for swimming pools that is supose to last 25 years of constant immursion
by jdhogg
Sat Aug 15, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: hunnky dory
Replies: 1
Views: 1646

hunnky dory

is it possible to do away with the strakes so it will slide on the beach?this is the main issue on this boat for beach launching. thank you
by jdhogg
Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:49 am
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: Silicon Bronze vs Stainless
Replies: 28
Views: 18903

Re: Silicon Bronze vs Stainless

stainless will rust eventully and brass wont last long either,bronze is brass with tin added.i got stainless on my scoot and its rusted after 6 years.i myself am just gonna use whats called for i gotta buy a little at a time but what the heck theres a reason for it
by jdhogg
Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: building without glass and epoxy
Replies: 18
Views: 7593

Re: building without glass and epoxy

slow air circulation is the best way to protect yerself.it workd great with chemicals and other stuff.i use a box fan and air vent
by jdhogg
Sun Jul 19, 2009 10:18 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: why different building materials
Replies: 1
Views: 862

why different building materials

ive been looking at the dorys,but why is it the little hunk and v dory both can be built with doug fir but the hunky dory calls for oak mahogany or teak?
by jdhogg
Sat Jul 18, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: v dory
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

Re: v dory

thanks,im thinking of just sticking to the HD,im thinking it will work fine
by jdhogg
Sat Jul 18, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: v dory
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

v dory

is the v dory too much for a newbie to build compared to the hunky dory?
by jdhogg
Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: 70 Hp Mercury
Replies: 5
Views: 1522

Re: 70 Hp Mercury

sounds like it was running too lean or not enuff oil
by jdhogg
Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:12 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Flat Four
Replies: 27
Views: 5159

Re: Flat Four

i been thinkin of an old wisconsin aircooled,a friend has around 6 or 7 of them.they use to use them on balers and combines,they be about 70 hp and lotsa low end grunt
by jdhogg
Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: SC V6 or MPI V8?
Replies: 116
Views: 19021

Re: SC V6 or MPI V8?

i use a 4.3 in my mgb.there are a whole bunch of ways to get alota HP from them.also edelbrock makes a marine intake for it.setting up if you want,the tbi is easy but i pulled mine and went to a 4barrel edelbrock.you can get an extra 20 hp just by using under sized engine pullies.building one is dir...
by jdhogg
Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:01 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Horse Power minimum?
Replies: 5
Views: 1668

Re: Horse Power minimum?

also dont forget,ya can get a small solar battery charger for under $100.they fit anywhere and work well
by jdhogg
Tue Jul 14, 2009 12:04 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: new member
Replies: 3
Views: 899

Re: new member

im looking to build a dory boat for fishing and towing the kids once in a while on a tube.im retired and live on the columbia river and this is my dream.i love to fish so im thinking a hunky dory is what im looking for.
thank you