Crackerbox conception

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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby Dave Grason » Mon Nov 02, 2015 9:46 pm

That must be a really old jet unit. I don't see how the reverse bucket works. It DOES have reverse... doesn't it?
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:42 am

yes its old a 1961 Buehler jet unit and it has reverse.
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby Dave Grason » Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:01 pm

Ok, I see.

It just wasn't shaped like the newer units such as Berkeley and Jacuzzi.

Hey!! How 'bout putting out fires with the fire fighter attachment! :P
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby billy c » Wed Nov 04, 2015 5:05 am

Dave Grason wrote:Ok, I see.

It just wasn't shaped like the newer units such as Berkeley and Jacuzzi.

Hey!! How 'bout putting out fires with the fire fighter attachment! :P

it might be good for a water jet pack too :D
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby Dave Grason » Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:14 am

WOW! That's too cool!

I suppose it would work... right?
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby billy c » Wed Nov 04, 2015 5:14 pm

Dave Grason wrote:I suppose it would work... right?

what could go wrong :?:
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:45 pm

Starting to look like a boat. All but transom frame temporarily secured.
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:11 pm

Keel, stem, and both chines in now. Its looking like a boat. I even got my son Niko working on her!
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:08 pm

Notched frames and test fit the first sheer clamp today. Very happy how it turned out!
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby fergal butler » Fri Nov 27, 2015 2:16 am

Looking good, I don't think I would have flipped her yet for fear of the frames and breasthook moving out of place, I also had my breasthook fixed to blocks on the building form to stop it from moving up,down,left or right when fitting the chines. Keep up the good work.


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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Tue Dec 01, 2015 6:00 pm

Thanks Fergal. That was my fear also. I just couldn't see fitting the shear clamps 12 inches off the floor. With that said the frames were solid and didn't move and the stem was off by 1/16" inch when finished with the shear clamps. I can live with that. Also installed the fwd. and rear lift mount brackets
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Tue Dec 01, 2015 6:01 pm

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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:04 pm

Started the first batten, actually there all done now, and received a load of avodire today for the decks.
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby andycap » Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:39 am

I've never seen lift brackets like that before, where did you find them and on what were they used??

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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby lakeracer69 » Mon Jan 11, 2016 4:07 pm

You may want to revisit your chine/stem junction. It looks way off from your picture.
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