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Old Mar 12, 2013, 07:52 PM
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aquacraft ep1 outboard skiff

I'm scratch building an outboard skiff for either a single or twin ep1's. the motor/motors will be mounted on a bracket. So far I've spent about 4 hours making frames and skinning the hull. Its not gunna be anything fancy, just a fun project. I just gave it two layers of glass inside and out over the weekend.
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 08:13 PM
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Wow man that looks great! Really nice job so far I'm looking to seeing the build process.
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 08:21 PM
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Agreed, that looks very nice!
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 09:02 PM
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WOW!, You are handy with hull making. That's very nice!! Can you give the dimensions?
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 09:23 PM
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You are way ahead of the curve, Kyle- Don't ever leave boatbuilding.
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 11:36 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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What that all said.
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 12:07 AM
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Sorry, just speculating...
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 05:45 AM
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Nice job Kyle
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 08:32 AM
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Very nice Kyle
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 09:32 AM
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thank you for the compliments, It's 29.5" with an 11 inch beam. the transom is around 4.5" tall. Tollytime, your drawing is about the look I am after! I'm not sure if I' going to close in the cap but it would defiantly hide any wiring. Also, when I build the deck it wont have a step up in the bow, their is plenty of room for a 7.2v battery as it is. BTW that's some good design work on your end, I'm impressed!
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 08:43 PM
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Are you going to do a motor bracket like this?
http://www.armstrongnautical.com/brackets.htm
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 08:49 PM
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Kyle, looks like you'll beat me to the finish line. Looks great.

Tolly, what SW are you using for the drawings, they look great.
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 09:40 PM
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Kyle, looks like you'll beat me to the finish line...
Yeah, but hull #2 out of your moulds won't take you any time at all!

Kyle is moving quickly on this one-
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 09:43 PM
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Yeah, but hull #2 out of your moulds won't take you any time at all!
That's the dilemma, when I get free time, work on hull #2 or my hull #1
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Old Mar 14, 2013, 07:13 AM
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Dont worry mitch, Keep me in line for your hulls still. This is just giving me something to do in the mean time.
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