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by chugalug
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2214
Views: 282967

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Don't feel bad,Carl. that looks really nice.I've been waiting for the snow to melt so I can try to pull chug out on the frost but got 6 more inches of the white crap yesterday. :D
by chugalug
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 306
Views: 56869

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D It's more than a couple years old -it was made in 2013.was 2900. bucks but I got all the hook-up cables and wiring parts. :D discovered that since I'm using tilt-tube for steering set-up,the old existing cable is a foot too short so ordered new system.ordered the waterlodge plans from Glen-l so w...
by chugalug
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 306
Views: 56869

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D picked up different motor today.A 9.9 Yamaha high thrust with all the cables and shifter controls.E-mailed Tom Smitherman about it.turns out its the same size and make he had on Knot-So-Fast.I thought it was a new set-up,but it's a couple of years old,just not used much.
by chugalug
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 756
Views: 118603

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:D could mount a small fuel tank forward.just cause it's there doesn't mean it has to be full.or are you gonna put the big honking anchor up there :lol:
by chugalug
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1465
Views: 212137

Re: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24

:D A friend of mine at work,uses power cable connections from heavy-duty welders to connect and disconnect his battery on his old car.guess he got tired of coming out to a dead car.
by chugalug
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Bo gest model power engine modification
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Re: Bo gest model power engine modification

:D Saw a slightly used 9.9 Yamaha motor at the dealer today-couldn't pass it up.4-stroke 9.9 Yamaha high thrust with all the hook-ups cables shifter,power tilt.It's a 25 inch shaft and my motorbox is cut for a 20 so will probably fill in with wood and metal plates :D only a couple years old,I though...
by chugalug
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2214
Views: 282967

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D looks good,Carl.Say, have you tried some of that pour-on finish? one just combines the 2 parts and really whip it up(wear paint mask-as there's tiny bubbles in the air) then spread on with foamy or pour on .then use small propane torch lightly to get the bubbles in the finish.I used that on my fo...
by chugalug
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Klondike Build
Replies: 573
Views: 56114

Re: Klondike Build

:D I got the wiring diagrams from Glen-l .they are big help but it's been really cold up here so not much work is being done.gotta get more parts-got lots of different size duplex marine wire
by chugalug
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Bo gest model power engine modification
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Re: Bo gest model power engine modification

:D my motor in an older low profile 15 hp evinrude that I used for a few years on my old steel pontoon boat.it's an old trolling motor for big launch.I'm thinking on getting a new 9.9 merc pro-kicker but kinda holding off until I see how the hull floats :D
by chugalug
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 306
Views: 56869

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D had dumb moment yesterday.went to look at trailer I put together last fall.was looking at the 2 new wheels and tires I'd got.needing 2 other new ones,noticed that the ones i got last fall ,were slightly different(1 was 4.8x12.the other was 5.3x12)I didn't compare heights when I got them,however t...
by chugalug
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Klondike Build
Replies: 573
Views: 56114

Re: Klondike Build

:D And I thought wiring mine was a zoo.I'll have to keep thinking of your project when I'm doing mine :lol:
by chugalug
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Bo gest model power engine modification
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Re: Bo gest model power engine modification

the Bo-Jest design is a displacement hull,not a planing hull.i would think 140 would be overkill.I was originally going to mount my small outboard on an external,heavy duty motormount.instead,I cut out outboard well.some of those new 4 cycle outboards have 25 inch shafts(I have 20 inch) so maybe you...
by chugalug
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: New Crew Member
Replies: 9
Views: 372

Re: New Crew Member

:D Wow.Those still have claws? my 2 little morons(I call them) are only 2 years old and all my wood upright house trim is very distressed and half missing.I won't let them near the boat. :D
by chugalug
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: gorilla glue
Replies: 17
Views: 6387

Re: gorilla glue

:D I used some of that in my build .I'm also trying something that's supposed to glue frozen green treat lumber together.came in 40 oz tubes.I used some titebond 3 in interior panels and destroyed the panel trying to remove it later
by chugalug
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 306
Views: 56869

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D Got bored looking at boat sitting in shed,so raised boat and makeshift trailer up using two chain hoists and chains.stuffed axles under and got them and the wheels on .boat doesn't look so tiny anymore.looking forward to snow melting enough so I can pull boat out on the frost :D

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