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Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:33 am
by neel thompson
Steve,,, I am thinking of building a gantry hoist and would like to know what size I beam you used and what is the span? Thanks,,,Neel

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:18 am
by steves
Hi Neel,
I used a 4" beam (flange is 4" as well as the web) and its 1/4" thick. My beam is attached to the ceiling rafters every 16" and with 1/4" lag bolts( 2 at every rafter for a total of 22 of them).

My beam is 10 ft long.

I'm sure I could span several feet no problem, its very stout.

Its too bad you aren't closer, I have a spare beam!

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:50 am
by neel thompson
Thanks for the information Steve.

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:09 pm
by steves
so I got this yesterday! PCM 343 HP with 9 deg down angle transmission.
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Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:14 pm
by steves
I got to use my new I beam and trolley to take it out of the back of my truck and place it safely on the dolly's for now.
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Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:00 pm
by JimmY
Arg, arg, arg!

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:45 pm
by hoodman
Congrats on the flip. Your boat looks great. That looks like a potent power plant going in!

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:55 am
by steves
Thanks Matt!

I need to buy my rudder components:
-tiller (1")
-safety collar (1")
-rudder stuffing box (1")
-rudder post bracket (1")

However, I have a part number for everything in 1 inch, but I cant seem to find the rudder post bracket in the inboard hardware, any suggestions?[/u]

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:30 am
by Bill Edmundson
Steve

First! You do know that isn't an outboard! :P

I don't see the bracket either. Call Gayle.

Bill

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:46 am
by Hercdrvr
The Barrelback plans caution against over powering this design. I see no problem here, Carry on.
Matt B

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:52 am
by steves
Bill,
I was just going to mount my engine off the back like an outboard, so much easier to fit it in and attach it with my raptor staples. :lol:

I will call Gayle, I was able to find it on Glenwood...$112 for my 1" rudder

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:29 am
by Bill Edmundson
Steve

Gayle can probably get it. Glenwood was founded by her uncle.

Bill

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:12 am
by steves
Bill,
how cool is that! I had no idea.

Steve

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:52 am
by Bill Edmundson
Steve

Actually, I think, in the early days her dad was involved.

Bill

Re: Texas Barrelback 20

Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:11 am
by psychobilly
Bill Edmundson wrote:Steve

Actually, I think, in the early days her dad was involved.

Bill
Glen started it with his brother. They wanted these parts and started building them in his shed the best I remember. Man, Gayle had an awesome article about it in one of her news letters but I can’t find it. Maybe she will see this thread so she can copy and paste it here. Great bit of history.

Here’s one I found from Gayle telling someone a while back, confirmation Glen started it with his brother.

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