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by fergal butler
Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Speed and Performance
Topic: The right prop
Replies: 9
Views: 8846

Re: The right prop

That prop was on the engine but I think it revs to high, there no numbers on it to get the size and pitch. The boat is about 500lbs and the engine a 50hp electric start No:3237433. I'am not sure if I can connect a tacho on this type engine or will it charge the bat,I have heard of a thing called a t...
by fergal butler
Wed Nov 18, 2009 8:31 am
Forum: Speed and Performance
Topic: The right prop
Replies: 9
Views: 8846

The right prop

Hi I have a 50hp blueband on my malahini and would just like to know what size and pitch prop to put on it.this is the one that's on it at the moment :lol: :lol: THANKS. http://i753.photobucket.com/albums/xx17 ... ne/004.jpg
by fergal butler
Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:09 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: malahini builder
Replies: 9
Views: 2228

Re: malahini builder

ttownshaw wrote:I can't see the pictures...dang firewall at work.
One garage would have done me.
by fergal butler
Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: malahini builder
Replies: 9
Views: 2228

Re: malahini builder

Nova SS wrote:wow...very nice. Looks like you had a blast. Do you still have a smile on your face? :)
O yea cant stop watching the video.
by fergal butler
Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:46 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: malahini builder
Replies: 9
Views: 2228

malahini builder

This is the launch of my malahini from a boat site in Ireland a few of the guys came down to give me a hand and tuck photos and video hope you can get them, most are from page 5 on. http://www.powerboat.ie/forums/sports-b ... nos-5.html
by fergal butler
Sun Oct 11, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: mercury kiekhaefer emblems
Replies: 4
Views: 1813

Re: mercury kiekhaefer emblems

Thanks for that ,He is out of stock for the next six weeks but should be able to sort me out.
by fergal butler
Thu Oct 01, 2009 12:51 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: mercury kiekhaefer emblems
Replies: 4
Views: 1813

mercury kiekhaefer emblems

Hi I live in Ireland and am trying to get my hands on the mercury kiekhaefer oval emblem for my outboard faceplate I know they came in different colours, black would be good but I will take any.So if you know where to get one and will post to Ireland please let me know thanks Fergal.;top of the morn...
by fergal butler
Wed Sep 30, 2009 12:32 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 4x8 plywood on malahini
Replies: 3
Views: 1515

Re: 4x8 plywood on malahini

Hi I had the same trouble with my malahini .I used the butt joined and fiberglass tape with plastic on the back worked out well and quite strong ,you can find it on page 170 of boatbuilding with plywood, First I tacked the back side on and cut to fit then the front, 8 foot each end and marked out th...
by fergal butler
Sun Sep 13, 2009 11:53 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: mercury blueband
Replies: 1
Views: 2688

mercury blueband

Hi I have a 65hp blue band with a clam shell cowl and would like to know if could be changed to the older rap around cowl with a nice faceplate ,its for my malahini and the fiberglass hood just dose not suit the boat.THANKS FERGAL.
by fergal butler
Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:20 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: im new and i need info
Replies: 7
Views: 1813

Re: im new and i need info

Hi I built the malahini same sort shape as yours, for the steering I used the rotary system that has screw cable that moves through two cogs when you turn the wheel it pushes or pulls a shaft at the other end, this end screws into the engine mounting bracket and is joined to the outboard by a link a...
by fergal butler
Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:47 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: malahini builder
Replies: 3
Views: 1042

Re: malahini builder

I started it last august my wife and son are disabled so I only get time at night or if I get a minder in.Building this boat has been getaway and keeps my head sane . Had to build in the back garden to be close to them and will have to pull down a wall to get it out the things we do for boats.At the...
by fergal butler
Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:17 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 1853

Re: Hello from the UK

just thinking about your space prob could you build a temp frame about 2 foot wide with a perspex roof for light and move your door out. I had to build a car port for my malahini still tight for room at the sides but work out well. FERGAL
by fergal butler
Sun Sep 06, 2009 3:33 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: malahini builder
Replies: 3
Views: 1042

malahini builder

Hi new to all this can build a boat but cant work computer.I live in Dublin Ireland and just putting the finishing tuches to my malahini ,what a joy loved every bit of it exept for the sanding sanding sanding and more sanding.If I can help just ask and I will try my best. Thanks FERGAL

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