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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Sun Mar 13, 2016 10:48 pm

Couple more pics . Cage is done !
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Re: The New Wife

Postby SthrnStyle3 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:44 am

Looking good. Why did you choose to build the engine stand out of mild steel instead of stainless?
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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:06 pm

Wasn't planning on stainless at first , but I plan on running it direct drive for long enough to buy a belt or gear. Figure I'll build the engine stand for it out of stainless . Guess I'm just being cheap ! :lol:
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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:06 pm

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:cheers: Gotta mount the air ride and get my seats made and I can start finishing it up.
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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:08 pm

The chicken must be ready to ride
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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:36 pm

Air ride done . All wired ready to test run my motor.
Still got steering and throttle to go .
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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Wed Apr 06, 2016 10:46 pm

[youtube] https://youtu.be/C6SUvK8yGmQ[/youtube]
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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Fri May 06, 2016 10:42 pm

Finally got my seats back. Got to go get my steering cable from Little John's and I will be ready to test and adjust before i paint the stand .
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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Fri May 06, 2016 10:53 pm

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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Mon May 16, 2016 9:23 pm

All together and took it for a 30 minute ride this afternoon. Gonna make a few small adjustments and take it out again tomorrow.

Got painterchic working on wraps for my rudders so I should be all finished by the end of the month.
The whole project that took longer than I had hoped, but I can say I have built one out of stainless now. Definetely was a challenge. I look forward to riding this boat for a long time to come.

Here's a few more pics. I will post a final one when I get the stand painted and rudders back .
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Re: The New Wife

Postby Gary S » Tue May 17, 2016 7:15 am

Why right hand steer?

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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Tue May 17, 2016 6:55 pm

I have a fused left wrist and a bad left elbow and was hoping right hand steer would be easier to drive than my last one.
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Re: The New Wife

Postby Gary S » Wed May 18, 2016 7:10 am

Makes sense.

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Re: The New Wife

Postby Shippee123 » Wed May 18, 2016 8:15 pm

https://youtu.be/ZDPCyqbZ-8A

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Re: The New Wife

Postby Caddellwelding » Mon May 23, 2016 1:43 pm

Looks good!


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