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by Bluesman
Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from North Idaho!
Replies: 8
Views: 103

Re: Hello from North Idaho!

Welcome! Home of Coeur Custom boats.... Very nice!
by Bluesman
Thu Jul 15, 2021 5:30 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: new the forum and first time boat builder
Replies: 94
Views: 19995

Re: new the forum and first time boat builder

Would be neat to have a gathering in this region, I'd definitely go!
by Bluesman
Tue Jul 13, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Build in Charleston
Replies: 318
Views: 147191

Re: Key Largo Build in Charleston

Yes, did the best I could with it. Laid the shaft log onto the shaft and let it settle where it wanted to sit, then locked it down.
by Bluesman
Tue Jul 13, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Build in Charleston
Replies: 318
Views: 147191

Re: Key Largo Build in Charleston

I was back there with a feeler gauge dialing it in, adjusting the engine mounts fore & aft until the shaft flange slid home clean onto the transmission flange. I'm sure I'll be checking that again once I go to the final install.
by Bluesman
Tue Jul 13, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Build in Charleston
Replies: 318
Views: 147191

Re: Key Largo Build in Charleston

Engine alignment appears to be the hardest part..... I'm still not sure mine is correct but it's the best I could do with the available resources.
by Bluesman
Tue Jul 13, 2021 5:10 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento
Replies: 345
Views: 180491

Re: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento

Looking real sharp!
by Bluesman
Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:23 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Barrelback sea trials complete
Replies: 17
Views: 812

Re: Barrelback sea trials complete

Nicely done! 46 mph seems plenty fast to me for that hull...
by Bluesman
Mon Jul 05, 2021 7:53 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 919
Views: 308462

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Darn it! More bugs to work out but you'll get there my friend..
by Bluesman
Sat Jun 26, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 480

Re: New Member

Welcome! Originally from Greenfield around 60th St. Should be a good build, are you thinking the big lake?
by Bluesman
Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Iowa TNT
Replies: 4
Views: 516

Re: Iowa TNT

Welcome! Nothing like starting multiple projects eh?
by Bluesman
Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tom's Tahoe
Replies: 562
Views: 219183

Re: Tom's Tahoe

Simply Wow!!!
by Bluesman
Sun May 30, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi! I'm Pete and I just got a Union jack
Replies: 5
Views: 641

Re: Hi! I'm Pete and I just got a Union jack

Welcome Pete! Attached is a quick primer on how prop size and pitch is used. You want a large diameter and a flat pitch for this hull and it sounds like the prop you have might be a step in the right direction. https://www.marinepartsexpress.com/express/express_5_1.htm Then I'd plug your details int...
by Bluesman
Thu May 27, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member
Replies: 3
Views: 387

Re: New member

I dont' know Bill.... I think we need to run a background check on this request..... :)
by Bluesman
Tue May 25, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Future boat builder from Crowley, Louisiana
Replies: 2
Views: 400

Re: Future boat builder from Crowley, Louisiana

Welcome! You should connect with "BayouBengal", he's in Baton Rouge and I believe could offer some insight.
by Bluesman
Tue May 18, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Newbie from UK
Replies: 1
Views: 514

Re: Newbie from UK

Welcome!

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