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by Roberta
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Count Down
Replies: 68
Views: 14837

Re: Count Down

I'm ready! :)

Roberta :D :D :D
by Roberta
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Barrelback 19 planing
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Re: Barrelback 19 planing

You may be over propped for that engine. Are you running 1:1 gear ratio in the transmission? Try a smaller diameter or less pitch if you can borrow one. You should be able to get maximum rpm from your engine with the correct prop.

Roberta
by Roberta
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Who's Going and Where
Replies: 39
Views: 5077

Re: Who's Going and Where

You are most welcome to the Gathering with any boat. Come and join the fun and commeradery.

Roberta :D
by Roberta
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Purchasing engine for 20' barrelback
Replies: 13
Views: 300

Re: Purchasing engine for 20' barrelback

Down angle transmissions are a little shorter than the Velvet drive 71s and 72s. I went with a Liberty A velvet drive which is 8 degree down angle and can run full speed in either direction. They do hang lower than the 71/72s causing the engine to be mounted a few inches higher. I offset the rudder ...
by Roberta
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Purchasing engine for 20' barrelback
Replies: 13
Views: 300

Re: Purchasing engine for 20' barrelback

With the locations for the rudder port and prop shaft strut already drawn on the plans, your engine choice isn't all that relevant. Placing the strut in the recommended location and using the recommended angle and drop, your prop shaft hole location is already determined. I would not alter the locat...
by Roberta
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Travels and Adventures of "Curt's Dream" a True Grit design-Upper Mississippi River
Replies: 12
Views: 620

Re: Travels and Adventures of "Curt's Dream" a True Grit design-Upper Mississippi River

Post a lot of pictures and details. I have friends who are planning the Loop and I have also given it some thought. Not in the Torpedo, though. :lol:

Roberta :D
by Roberta
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from Ogallala, Nebraska
Replies: 5
Views: 349

Re: New member from Ogallala, Nebraska

Welcome aboard! The Zip is a great boat and a fun project.

Roberta :D
by Roberta
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Kill Switches
Replies: 11
Views: 643

Re: Kill Switches

My Seastar helm came equipped with a deadman kill switch that uses a lanyard attached to the driver. It also has an integrated neutral safety switch to prevent starts in gear. So if you are still building and haven't purchased the helm control, consider one with these features. Mine also has a safet...
by Roberta
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Gathering 2019 (G13) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 9
Views: 393

Re: Gathering 2018 (G12) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Still have ours, Ray!! Thank you!!

Roberta Hegy
by Roberta
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: G13 Tee Shirts
Replies: 9
Views: 611

Re: G13 Tee Shirts

Ours are ordered.

Roberta :D
by Roberta
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2796
Views: 523737

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

No you mix the epoxy, nervously spread it, then run to the bathroom while the unfinished part solidifies. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Roberta
by Roberta
Tue Jul 30, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: G13 Tee Shirts
Replies: 9
Views: 611

Re: G13 Tee Shirts

We'll be ordering ours soon

Roberta :D
by Roberta
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Roberta's Torpedo
Replies: 1943
Views: 440457

Re: Roberta's Torpedo

I assume you mean Madison, WI? Feel free to give me a PM and you are welcome to stop by to look at my Torpedo on your way through the area.

Roberta :D :D
by Roberta
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Roberta's Torpedo
Replies: 1943
Views: 440457

Re: Roberta's Torpedo

Sounds Great!! I can't wait to see another Torpedo.

Where are you located?

Roberta :D :D :D :D