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Old Nov 14, 2012, 08:21 AM
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These are All great builds !
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:58 AM
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Here's a couple of pictures of the propulsion end of several typical Novi's.The one on the left is local boat, no cage around wheel. Second has cage and zinks on rudder. Third has cage and hole in rudder so that shaft can be pulled without removing rudder. All three boats have a 4 bladed wheel which is typical. The cage is used to prevent the pot lines from getting caught in the wheel. The Warlock may or may not have had a cage but most likely would have had a 4 or 5 bladed wheel.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 10:48 AM
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and a very outstanding Orca great build
Thanks pops! Your Orca is looking great too!
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 11:52 AM
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Charlie you always come up with great info on these old boats ...

Thanks, glad your there.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 11:53 AM
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Here's a couple of pictures of the propulsion end of several typical Novi's.The one on the left is local boat, no cage around wheel. Second has cage and zinks on rudder. Third has cage and hole in rudder so that shaft can be pulled without removing rudder. All three boats have a 4 bladed wheel which is typical. The cage is used to prevent the pot lines from getting caught in the wheel. The Warlock may or may not have had a cage but most likely would have had a 4 or 5 bladed wheel.
Thank you Charlie, those pic are great, I noticed the the rudder and prop is more foward than what I've have seen and the way I have mine mounted, hope it dosent effect the performance. thank agian Charlie
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 03:24 PM
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Yes most Novi's carry the shaft and rudder well forward of the transom, it does give better turning than further aft. Going from pot to pot you need the manuverability. On a model it won't make that much difference, my novi model does have the shaft and rudder well under (forward). The hull is 35'' long and the wheel is 6'' in from the stern.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 04:10 PM
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Yes most Novi's carry the shaft and rudder well forward of the transom, it does give better turning than further aft. Going from pot to pot you need the manuverability. On a model it won't make that much difference, my novi model does have the shaft and rudder well under (forward). The hull is 35'' long and the wheel is 6'' in from the stern.
thanks charlie, thats good to know
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 12:25 AM
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Thank you Charlie, those pic are great, I noticed the the rudder and prop is more foward than what I've have seen and the way I have mine mounted, hope it dosent effect the performance. thank agian Charlie


Yes, that is more forward than I would have guessed - I, like Pops, have mine
more rearward. I am planning either a 3 blade, or maybe a 4 - I have both on
hand and will be conducting sea-trials when I have her that far along in the
build....This is a great thread going !
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 07:43 AM
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Yes, that is more forward than I would have guessed - I, like Pops, have mine
more rearward. I am planning either a 3 blade, or maybe a 4 - I have both on
hand and will be conducting sea-trials when I have her that far along in the
build....This is a great thread going !
Hi David631, good luck with your build, do you have pic's to shear? would like to see your vessel.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 10:29 AM
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Here is a picture of my Novi showing just how far under the stern the rudder and wheel is.
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Here is a picture of my Novi showing just how far under the stern the rudder and wheel is.
Looks good in that location, vessel look great to, has she been in the water yet?
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 03:54 PM
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Looks good in that location, vessel look great to, has she been in the water yet?
Yes it has and it's a great seaworthy booat.
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Orca

Ok the orca is not a ship but a small fishing boat, but we thought we throw it in for fun,there were two boats used in the movie a replica of the orca was built for the sinking scene at the end of the film this boat Orca II was left on a beach near the small fishing village Menemsha,in Massachusetts, United States along with other bits and pieces left after filming, much of the Boat disappeared over the years due to souvenir hunters The remains were broken up in 2005,the other orca is Thought to be at the universal studios lot.The first victim of the shark in jaws 2 was actually an Orca (killer whale) it is thought this may have been added as a Hollywood joke as quint's boat was called Orca. The Orca fishing boat was originally called The Warlock.

Boat Specifications.
Size: Very small
Length: 39 ft
Beam: 11 ft
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Nice job so far Pops 880 !
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ORCA on a trailer

If you right click the picure and save it, then enlarge it a bit, you can see the cage
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