Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by deuce_454 » Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:19 pm

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 ;-)



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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by Fuzz » Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:29 pm

That is a hell of an offer on the velvet drive. Very nice thing to do.

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by Eric1 » Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:13 pm

Happy to see things coming together for you Peter!! :D

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question for Jacques

Post by peter-curacao » Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:38 pm

Jacques as you could read deuce offered his hamilton jet drive with the engine, I really like the idea of that, if I can make it fit, do you think this will work with this type of hull?

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Re: question for Jacques

Post by BarraMan » Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:07 pm

peter-curacao wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:38 pm
Jacques as you could read deuce offered his hamilton jet drive with the engine, I really like the idea of that, if I can make it fit, do you think this will work with this type of hull?
Sacrilege! :doh:

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Re: question for Jacques

Post by peter-curacao » Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:26 pm

BarraMan wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:07 pm
peter-curacao wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:38 pm
Jacques as you could read deuce offered his hamilton jet drive with the engine, I really like the idea of that, if I can make it fit, do you think this will work with this type of hull?
Sacrilege! :doh:
I didn't change the title for nothing, but couldn't help your self I guess? :roll:
Also on the first page of this build thread I told you "I couldn't care less for your opinion"

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by BarraMan » Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:02 pm

"I couldn't care less for your opinion"
That's OK Peter - but I think it was an exclamation rather than an opinion.

We are all enthusiastically caught up in the audacity of your latest build. I just don't get why you would go to all the trouble of building a classic hull like "Death Wish" and then put a jet unit on it. Are you familiar with the origins of the Hamilton Jet? Orginally developed for running the shingle bed rivers of the South Island of New Zealand, for which they are fabulous - but on a classic hydroplane?

If you are going diverge that far from the classic design, you might as well put an outboard on it! :lol:

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by peter-curacao » Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:08 pm

BarraMan wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:02 pm
If you are going diverge that far from the classic design, you might as well put an outboard on it! :lol:
Says the "man" who raped a great design :lol:
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Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:02 pm
I just don't get why you would go to all the trouble of building a classic hull like "Death Wish" and then put a jet unit on it
That also was explained by me somewhere 100 years ago! I'm not gonna look that up! if you wanna know look it up yourself! I said something like this " I wanna build a antique design in and with modern techniques" what is it you don't understand about that?

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by BarraMan » Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:25 pm

Says the "man" who raped a great design :lol:
Touché Peter, you've got me with your choice of words! I can't respond to that without seeming to trivialize an abominable assault.

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by peter-curacao » Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:38 am

BarraMan wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:25 pm
Says the "man" who raped a great design :lol:
Touché Peter, you've got me with your choice of words! I can't respond to that without seeming to trivialize an abominable assault.
Little bit sour? guess you missed the smiley, but go ahead do whatever you please! :lol:

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