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by deuce_454
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Reefie's LB26
Replies: 372
Views: 36267

Re: Reefie's LB26

ah... now for the fairing ... and fairing....
by deuce_454
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane
Replies: 901
Views: 50981

Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

i did, i can do a mockup with the tranny installed and engine angled correctly, that will lower the heatexchanger (hopefully enough) and the carb could protrude (or save a small scoop)
by deuce_454
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane
Replies: 901
Views: 50981

Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

im sorry to hear that . its 70 cm wide including exhausts
by deuce_454
Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane
Replies: 901
Views: 50981

Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

if i were you id install it with a prop shaft, its much much faster on plane than a jet..... my whole reason for throwing in the velvet drive (that i have as a spare for my ski boat) was to say i had a hand in getting you on the water ;-)
by deuce_454
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane
Replies: 901
Views: 50981

Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

hell you can have the whole mess for 1600
by deuce_454
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane
Replies: 901
Views: 50981

Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

if you pay the shipping you can have my gray marine 180 hp (buick aluminium v8) with heat exchanger, carb, starter, water-cooled exhaust bell housing and a 1:1 velvet drive for less than 2 grand .. it will need hoses and TLC, but its a light weight v8 that will be perfect for your project.. ill even...
by deuce_454
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS14 Keel Skigg Do I need it?
Replies: 12
Views: 650

Re: FS14 Keel Skigg Do I need it?

i think photobucket killed 3.rd party hosting if their photos ...
i can email them if you want?
by deuce_454
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS14 Keel Skigg Do I need it?
Replies: 12
Views: 650

Re: FS14 Keel Skigg Do I need it?

Mine doesn't have a skeg.. and it slides quite a bit when turning... if i were to build another id install a skeg
by deuce_454
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: New Outboard for RB14
Replies: 51
Views: 2467

Re: New Outboard for RB14

depends on your budget..... i would recommend a 30 HP Evinrude etec with trim.... its a light boat and trim is important .. and the pull like nothing else .. they are light and low on maintenance
by deuce_454
Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Motor size?
Replies: 8
Views: 666

Re: Motor size?

the FS14 will work just fine with 1 10 horse, (i modified mine a little by lowering the height of the stringers and adding a flat floor, and moved the 2. nd frame back to give more floor space) but its still a FS14 .. and 20 horse is not too much, also running a 20 horse at half-1/3 throttle is a lo...