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Old Nov 15, 2011, 12:09 PM
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20" Short Stuff


I found my short stuff plans i build when i was a young lad LOL
And photo copied them and stretched to 20".
I will post some pics
My build will not the masterpieces I see on this site so be kind .
I am building it out of a old piece of mahogany door skin i found .
Any and all tips to help very helpful
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Old Nov 15, 2011, 02:04 PM
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Looks good so far. What do you plan to use for sheeting?
Old Nov 15, 2011, 04:01 PM
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I'm not sure , I went to joann fabrics and looked at some bass wood seems like it will not have a lot of strength any suggestions !
Old Nov 15, 2011, 04:06 PM
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I go with 1/32nd plywood, easy to bend to shape. You could go with 1/32nd or even 1/64th plywood and then light weight fiberglass cloth over it.
Old Nov 15, 2011, 05:44 PM
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ok i think i seen 1/32 plywood at Joanns
Here a new update on the build, almost ready for skin
Old Nov 15, 2011, 07:36 PM
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I built this boat back in the day with a queen bee 074. for power. Might want to consider (while you can) a flood chamber so you can relax when it hauls booty in the chop.
Old Nov 26, 2011, 11:31 AM
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I am thinking a 540 electric motor for power with a external drive !
I can't find any 1/32 ply so I bought 1/32 bass wood for the skin .I hope this works
Old Nov 30, 2011, 09:12 AM
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Go brushless ! 28mm inrunner would be more power than a 540 but smaller and lighter .
Old Dec 02, 2011, 05:44 PM
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Will i be able to run NiCAd batteries with this motor?
I am to the point of building I should do a motor mount .
Thanks
Old Dec 09, 2011, 12:45 PM
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some updates now what to do for motor mount?
Old Dec 09, 2011, 02:21 PM
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 10:07 AM
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Sorry my job had me busy for a while now back to my build just about read to put on the bottom skins , and thanks i will be looking into 28mm inboard motor
Old Jul 04, 2012, 06:18 PM
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Bottom is on YEH!
Old Sep 20, 2012, 11:02 AM
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sides


ok the sides r on finally
Old Sep 20, 2012, 11:04 AM
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Running gear


motor , water jackert , and drive system


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