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How to Size Oar Length (Based on Paddle, Drift Boat, and Oarsman Characteristics)
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I gave this problem some thought and I think this approach makes sense.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robb Grubb Aug 9, 2014.

Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
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Hello Everyone, My name is Guy and this is my first post in this forum.  I am here because I want to build a wooden drift boat and, undoubtedly, I will occasionally need advice of the pool of experts…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Guy Fredrickson yesterday.

 

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Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Phil. I’ve seen videos on rust removal by electrolysis using a DC power source. I’ve never tried it. But it works. "
yesterday
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Hi Phil, I bought the Evapo-Rust on Amazon. I haven’t noticed it locally. I looked at the MSDS for Evapo-Rust but it didn’t give much information on the chemistry."
yesterday
Phillip Westendorf replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Guy, I am restoring a real old Craftsman 6" Joiner and have tried White Vinegar (as recommended by a friend) to de-rust the steel components.  I've used Mt Dew and Coke in the past but it kinda gets expensive and doesn't work…"
yesterday
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Thanks Rick. "
Jan 17
Rick Newman replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"It is wonderful to share your explorations! Thanks for sharing. Rick"
Jan 16
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"I’ve been hunting down small parts for the distributors and carburetors. And I’ve been reading up on the technical aspects of ignition systems and fuel systems. My best resources for such information has been eBay. On eBay I’ve…"
Jan 16
Gerard left a comment for Guy Fredrickson
"Hi Guy are you out there?  Would like to compare notes on the Chris Craft 283 engine you have on your Youtube channel, I have one the same in a boat I just purchased. It won't let me send you an email unless you add me to your friends…"
Jan 5
Guy Fredrickson replied to Stephan Fowler's discussion Oar Locks too long and sloppy
"Hi Steve, Is the boat otherwise comfortable to row? When the oars are level and perpendicular to the length of the boat, is the distance between the oar handles comfortable? Does that position feel too high or too low? Are the blades going in the…"
Jan 2
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Martinac. I’m nearly finished with rebuilding the carburetor for the Martinac. It’s a 1957 Carter WCFB No. 2655S. I still have to check the adjustments in the linkage. I learned a lot.  1) “Carter WCFB” is a family of…"
Jan 1
Guy Fredrickson replied to Derrick Compton's discussion Epoxy and Varnish Project
"Excellent progress. Good job. "
Dec 29, 2021
Rick Newman replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"If you do it in a ogical and organized fashion it isn't too bad. Unorganized and in a hurry, real mess! Rick"
Dec 19, 2021
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Hi Rick. This is my first time dealing with a carburetor. It’s not so complicated once you get familiar. "
Dec 19, 2021
Rick Newman replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"I really like your tape layout of the carb parts. That could have saved me from a lot of headaches in the past!"
Dec 18, 2021
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Chris Craft. The distributors cleaned up nicely. I removed the old paint with CitriStrip and the soaked the parts in Evapo-Rust for a few days. I’m still searching for the correct PerTronix electronic ignition. If they don’t make one,…"
Dec 17, 2021
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Chris Craft. I’m rebuilding two distributors. A Auto-Lite IBB 4301A (single point) that was original to my 1961 engine. And a Auto-Lite IBB 4201B (dual point) that was on the 1959 engine I purchased separately. Pictures are of the later. I…"
Dec 14, 2021
Guy Fredrickson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Martinac. I cut the pieces for the swim deck from a Sapele board that was 15-ft x 11.75-in x 1 in. "
Dec 5, 2021

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At 5:24pm on January 5, 2022, Gerard said…

Hi Guy are you out there?  Would like to compare notes on the Chris Craft 283 engine you have on your Youtube channel, I have one the same in a boat I just purchased. It won't let me send you an email unless you add me to your friends list.

Thanks

Gerard

 
 
 

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