Still no jet builds?

About using jet ski motors to power small boats

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cepjr
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Re: Still no jet builds?

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cepjr
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Re: Still no jet builds?

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Off the table on a trailer! Still needs top gloss coat!
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Not the best pic. Of the windsheid! I'll update soon

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Almost done
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Re: Still no jet builds?

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Finally got it in the water!!! And it floats!!! I have a few loose end to wrap up and upolstry.
It doesn't lack any power!!!! Took it easy on the fresh motor but the speedo showed 42 at 5,300rpm its good for6,200rpms!
Overall very happy with the build. Sorry no pics next trip out!!!!!
Charlie

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Re: Still no jet builds?

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Congratulations, I bet that is scary and fun.
Matt

Building a Geronimo......!
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DrBryanJ
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Re: Still no jet builds?

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Very Nice! Now go have fun.
Bryan

Building a malahini "Mona Lisa"

My wife said "If I build a boat, she's getting a divorce."
We're still happily married, but now she just wants "the dam boat out of the garage."

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Milhouse
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Re: Still no jet builds?

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Nice build, looks great! Congrats on getting her on the water!

Have you seen Mike's Finnegan' s Jet boat for some inspiration?
Jim
16' Ski Boat Restoration
17' Overnighter Sloop

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Re: Still no jet builds?

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Great job! Congrats on the splash. I'm sure it will be scary fast.
Matt

Building a Geronimo......!
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