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Roberta, whenever someone is surprised that my boat was built in a garage, I show them your thread. If you bring it to the gathering this year, I have to make sure I'm there just so I can see it.
I would not recommend a Malahini for use on the Great Lakes. I have one on a lake that is 7500 acres. It gets windy on our lake and on the weekends, it can be spine crushing and I just don't go out. Plus there is not as much freeboard as I would like on a lake that as big as Lake Erie. There are a c...
Roberta, Great looking job on the motor install. If you get to the neat Gathering can I get a ride? Jeff Me too !!! Can I get a ride??? What! Are you people nuts? I would never ride in such a crude contraption as that. It has an internal combustion engine with big loud exhaust pipes and the hull lo...
- Wed Oct 01, 2014 6:25 pm
- Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
- Topic: Greetings from PA
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Now is the time to get started! You have a long, cold winter coming and that is the perfect time to immerse (pun intended) yourself into a boat project.
Well, I finally decided on the engine and transmission for the Torpedo. I'm going with the Crusader Captain's Choice 5.7 MPI with a Velvet Drive Liberty A transmission. The engine is closed cooling with 330hp and fuel injected. The transmission is the newer style 8 deg. down angle with 1:1 gear rat...
- Sun Aug 03, 2014 2:11 pm
- Forum: Glen-L RV's
- Topic: Yet another un-Glen-L build
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Very nice! Would you explain the the galley in the 5th photo? Does the end open to reveal the galley? In the first photo, I think I see a handle below the license plate and a hinge up at the top.
- Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:07 am
- Forum: Human Power
- Topic: What difference in all the Paddleboards??
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Ken, I know a paddle board is the kind you lie on and paddle, SUP is standup paddle board and I don't know what the other one is. There are also sit on top kayaks that can be paddled standing up. SUP is the common acronym for standup paddle board. The only two places with plans for SUP that I'm awar...
You will need a hull id number before you can officially register it. For my boat, I had to contact GA DNR and make an appointment. It took a couple of weeks and then a DNR Officer in uniform, wearing a sidearm came to my house. He completed the paperwork and affixed the hull id stickers.