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by TAB
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: Please help Repairing glass made mistake.?
Replies: 1
Views: 265

Re: Please help Repairing glass made mistake.?

I would sand it off and start fresh
by TAB
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 99
Views: 76094

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

wow you are almost ready for the water :D
by TAB
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: Sweet 16 rudder
Replies: 3
Views: 2132

Re: Sweet 16 rudder

316 is the better choice, its a bit easier to weld as well.
by TAB
Wed May 27, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Chriscraft 283 Mounts
Replies: 4
Views: 2259

Re: Chriscraft 283 Mounts

What are the diametions?
by TAB
Thu May 14, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Torpedo X 0.16
Replies: 146
Views: 53403

Re: Torpedo X 0.16

Find some one that has a 3d printer and pay them for the parts. In my exp it costs very little and even less if its a friend and you feed them.
by TAB
Mon Apr 27, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Cool Boat
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

Re: Cool Boat

any links that are not facebook?
by TAB
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Torpedo X 0.16
Replies: 146
Views: 53403

Re: Torpedo X 0.16

It's been fun, but also frustrating trying to find scale parts. I will probably have to make them or skip some. Chug, use your plans and scale up or down. Roberta :D you could always draw them up in cad and have them 3d printed/ cnc. hey its an excuse to buy more tools :mrgreen: I recently picked u...
by TAB
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 28
Views: 7500

Re: Coronavirus

Just got a call from a law frim I consult as a professional wittness. All cases have been postponed until 2021. They said i should be reciving a letter in the mail from them soon requesting invoices for everything i have done for the 2 cases they have me on in april and june. Its like they dont want...
by TAB
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: CVT scooter motor as inboard?
Replies: 7
Views: 2338

Re: CVT scooter motor as inboard?

What rpms do they run at? I would be worried you could not spin a prop at the correct rpm
by TAB
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Torpedo X 0.16
Replies: 146
Views: 53403

Re: Torpedo X 0.16

what we need is a video of the little one towing the big one. :mrgreen:




yeah, yeah i know i have a sick sense of humor
by TAB
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 28
Views: 7500

Re: Coronavirus

I had the next 3 months of contracts cancelled. Already cleaned and organized the house. I have 4 bags full of clothes for good will, 6 boxes of various house hold items and a bed room set waiting to go. Thinking about putting the bedroom set on cl/ op, but i dont like the idea of people coming to m...
by TAB
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Bad News
Replies: 5
Views: 3005

Re: Bad News

Ouch, i hope they are doing ok.
by TAB
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 99
Views: 76094

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

I actually already have the motor. in the mid 90s merc made a "30 hp" 2 cycle for a racing class. it was actually their 60 hp with a restricter plate.(our plate some how fell off on the way to the race :mrgreen: ) its been in the family since it was new. it is 219# with out a prop. a new 40 hp 2 cyc...
by TAB
Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 99
Views: 76094

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

If i build a zip i would like to put a 60 on it. I know i am over powering the boat by a lot. So i will have to do some reinforcement, but the diffrence between a 40 hp merc and a 60 hp merc is only 14 lbs. I have always owned hot rodded boats. Does not mater if it was a laser or a purpose built mod...
by TAB
Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Tunnel Mite Prop selection
Replies: 8
Views: 4089

Re: Tunnel Mite Prop selection

See if one of the local prop shops has a loaner program. I have found these to be very helpfull trying to find the right prop. A smaller diameter higher pitch should get you more top end, but less of a hole shot. Another option is going to a 2 blade.

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