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    Posted: 01 December 2016 at 14:00
If the ramp is not frozen in.
I got all the supper structure on the cats.
They still need to have a bunch of welding but should hold together, I hope.
I want to see if they float, they should .
I'm going to take some Barrels and fill them with water.
About 85 gallons 650 pounds to simulate the motor and drive, prop.
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good wishes. let us see a pic.


fingers crossed.

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Frozen! I'll have to try a different day, It'll open back up

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My experimental boats have been 'tested' in ponds only 3
feet deep!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote RobertMT Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 December 2016 at 08:24
650lbs seems awful heavy for bug motor and drive, or does that include passengers too?
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yes and ten coyote carcases
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The 'otes are lighter as he lets them pee first.
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Water opened up and we splashed the hull in .















It felt quite "Nimble" and very stable.
It'll be better with another 400 pounds in the back.
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Find any weep holes?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Wing master Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 December 2016 at 14:48
Looking good D.

This project is coming along a lot faster than I thought
it would. If I was doing it it wouldn't be to this point
for another year.

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very nice. Looks like a good job on this part so far...when
do you go into full production for retail sales???
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looks good. seems plenty deep and stable.

how long till the motor assembly go in?
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