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Posted by Tha Hodgehound | Apr 15, 2012 @ 02:23 PM | 3,552 Views
Been some time since I built anything! As most people already know Hodges Hobbies now has a pond! (3-4 acres) A friend of mine brought a glow powered airboat for us to play with. Needless to say I got bit by the bug! I just had to build one! I have practically no mad cash so I got to looking around my shop. I found an old Styrofoam boogie board, an old park 450 motor and speed control and some coroplast. So the wheels went to turning! Here is what I have so far....

Cut and shaped the boogie board to 14w X 20L with an electric fillet knife(worked pretty good just had to go slow)!! Sanded all corners to a radius, built a motor mount from scrap light ply and the rudder from coroplast CF tube and a pushrod. Here's some pics on the progress, I'll post more as I go........Continue Reading