The bar has been moved. Newly designed 14' step

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The bar has been moved. Newly designed 14' step

Post by cont520 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:30 pm

Wtf how's that still a dinosaur? I got it he didn't build it out of wood where the hell is Cajun when you need his wisdom of boat manufacturing
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Post by Bruce » Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:38 pm

way to go yall cant wait to see one in action now sc geared motors will have a good home if it runs like u say it will
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Post by pacemaker1 » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:58 pm

Banana Boat , what do you suggest it be made out of so that it not be considered a dinosaur? Wood or aluminum or composite carbon fiber? Remember this is plug boat. If you want to call it a dinosaur then maybe it is a fastasauris. How bout that?

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Post by DDSBC » Wed May 01, 2013 1:30 am

cont520 wrote:Wtf how's that still a dinosaur? I got it he didn't build it out of wood where the hell is Cajun when you need his wisdom of boat manufacturing
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Post by watchyourstep » Wed May 01, 2013 1:39 am

pacemaker1 wrote:Banana Boat , what do you suggest it be made out of so that it not be considered a dinosaur? Wood or aluminum or composite carbon fiber? Remember this is plug boat. If you want to call it a dinosaur then maybe it is a fastasauris. How bout that?
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Post by watchyourstep » Wed May 01, 2013 1:40 am

looks awesome
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Post by Deano » Wed May 01, 2013 1:47 am

Yup, it sure looks nice. :thumbleft:

How much freeboard does it have the stern/gunwale? It's hard to tell in the tall grass.

Doesn't look like it will float a big block and a gearbox. Any plans for another model with more freeboard?

Again . . . she sure is purdy. 8)
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Post by kajunoutlaw » Wed May 01, 2013 4:26 am

cont520 wrote:Wtf how's that still a dinosaur? I got it he didn't build it out of wood where the hell is Cajun when you need his wisdom of boat manufacturing

I'm staying out of it :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by Big Casino » Wed May 01, 2013 7:34 am

kajunoutlaw wrote:
cont520 wrote:Wtf how's that still a dinosaur? I got it he didn't build it out of wood where the hell is Cajun when you need his wisdom of boat manufacturing

I'm staying out of it :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by Bruce » Wed May 01, 2013 8:22 am

Lets see some vid though it doesnt matter the new deckover step plows like heck and peope are still all about it so if ur spray is halfway back outta sell like hotcakes
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Post by RJD55 » Wed May 01, 2013 8:53 am

Sweeet looking!!! You got a contact number?

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Post by wilemotorsports » Wed May 01, 2013 9:35 am

sure would like to see this guy helms 24 boat a lot of talk a couple of pictures here and there and that's about it kinda :angry5: :dontknow: makes you wonder

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Post by pacemaker1 » Wed May 01, 2013 9:45 am

Deano, just from initial testing i believe this will float a big block with gearbox fine. As i wrote earlier in the post it floated my SV0540 plus four passengers in the rear two of which were in the rear seat and two standing against the cage. We do however have plans of creating two moulds one of which will have even higher sides. There is even discussion on going longer as well with an additional one.


Bruce, you gotta be able to turn your head around to find spray. It is free in front and i dont believe with the limited power we have on it now it would ever reach the speeds it does if it weren't free.

Thanks for the comments and criticism guys. A little healthy debate every now and then keeps everyone on their toes.

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Post by KR23 » Wed May 01, 2013 9:54 am

Come on Tommy he's got one of them new deck boats from that guy. ;)

Come on Pacemaker you're not going to pout and threaten to leave, after people disagreed with you. lol
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Post by wilemotorsports » Wed May 01, 2013 11:48 am

DANO that new 14 ft step hull will make this helms guy want to sell that spider hull :toothy7:

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Post by farmboy » Wed May 01, 2013 12:45 pm

helms24 wrote:
Bruce wrote:Lets see some vid though it doesnt matter the new deckover step plows like heck and peope are still all about it so if ur spray is halfway back outta sell like hotcakes
Yep, as long as it looks like a step, folks will get a woodie...
I got one looking at it :drunken:
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Post by BANANA BOAT » Wed May 01, 2013 7:22 pm

The shipyard Im at does a lot of carbon fiber and composite work.
I have a 2010 fiberglass 13'6" hull.
when I brought it into the yard, they called it a 1950's P.O.S.
They could built it twice as strong and half the weight.

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Post by flshooter » Wed May 01, 2013 7:26 pm

Ive got a short video on my phone but can't get it on here,
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Post by pacemaker1 » Wed May 01, 2013 7:46 pm

Banana Boat, they're right and we do carbon fiber/kevlar and composites. It is all about using the right resins to properly wet out the fabrics while using lightweight core materials to increase the distance between the laminations. It is also about proper orientation of the fibers to maximize the strengths of the fibers. By increasing the distances between the laminates -when a perpendicular force is applied, one of the layers can be in compression and the other in tension. The result is a composite that is much stronger than than the same fibers back to back with no distance between them.

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Post by HAMMERHEAD » Wed May 01, 2013 9:25 pm

WHERE HAS THE BAR BEEN MOVED TO, THE WIFE IS OUT OF TOWN AND I NEED TO FIND IT!

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Post by kajunoutlaw » Wed May 01, 2013 10:10 pm

HAMMERHEAD wrote:WHERE HAS THE BAR BEEN MOVED TO, THE WIFE IS OUT OF TOWN AND I NEED TO FIND IT!
:lol: :lol: :lol: I'll buy a round :occasion5:
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Post by DynaMarine » Wed May 01, 2013 10:11 pm

HAMMERHEAD wrote:WHERE HAS THE BAR BEEN MOVED TO, THE WIFE IS OUT OF TOWN AND I NEED TO FIND IT!
LOL, I got the second round
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Post by Deano » Thu May 02, 2013 9:09 am

HAMMERHEAD wrote:WHERE HAS THE BAR BEEN MOVED TO, THE WIFE IS OUT OF TOWN AND I NEED TO FIND IT!
Now that was funny, right there! :lol: Don't matter who ya are.
I reckon the third round will be on me. :occasion5:
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Post by 220hardin » Thu May 02, 2013 9:37 am

NICE LOOKING BOAT

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