Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by psychobilly » Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:32 am

steveh41 wrote:For what it's worth here's a great source for fasteners...

https://www.mcmaster.com/#fastening-joining/=1du7epw

Steve
Same place I got the sound proofing insulation from for my motor box. They have a little of EVERYTHING.

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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by tysman52 » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:31 pm

Maiden Voyage was a success!
Went very smoothly without issues...I didn't finish several small items but wanted to get it in the water this year. Still need to add bumper rails in the back, Lettering on transom and hull, final sanding/polishing of hull and a few small interior items. So I have a few winter projects...

Overall she ran well. Got up to 50 mph before I backed off... Took a slalom ski behind it from the pop-up ski pylon and thankfully it didn't yank the pylon out and turn the boat into toothpicks!

I would like to thank you all for your help and support over this 5 year journey. Definitely could not have done the build without countless hours of pouring through forum posts and build galleries and getting tips advice and direction from all of you master builders.

Now time to get it in the water a few more times before the snow flies!

JT
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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by tysman52 » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:33 pm

Can't figure out why but the vertical pictures always flip but you get the idea
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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by tysman52 » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:35 pm

JT
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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by tysman52 » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:38 pm

Ended up doing teak for floorboards
JT
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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by sscobra » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:44 pm

Simply stunning!! Skip
Built the Glen-L Monaco, 2016.

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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by neel thompson » Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:01 am

Excellent workmanship JT..... Five years well spent !!

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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by DrBryanJ » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:15 am

JT: She is beautiful.
Bryan

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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by TomB » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:25 am

Fantastic!!

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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by hoodman » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:54 am

Congratulations! Your boat is stunning. YOU are a master builder now.
Matt

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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by rleete » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:00 am

Let me be the first to make the comment I'm sure you will hear many times in the future:

Wow, nice boat!

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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by Hercdrvr » Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:52 am

BIG, beautiful boat!
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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by JimmY » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:31 am

Awesome! I love the seat stitching and overall look. Very Classy.

Enjoy!
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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by jenko » Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:26 pm

Fantastic and looks are stunning
out of interest what prop and gear ratio did you finally choose?

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Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Post by tysman52 » Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:56 pm

Jenko-

I used the 1.23:1 Ratio. Right hand 4 blade 13.0 X 16.0 prop. I think this feels like the right prop. Good low end torque and tops out around 50 mph. I could probably change the pitch and gain some top end but I am happy with the balance
Bought the PCM engine and transmission assembled together from discount inboard boats in South Carolina. They were great to work with.

JT

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