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Mini speed boat build

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As I cannot find where the heck I started...

Here's a few pics of mini boat build. It's come a long way since acquiring a while back. Top and bottom hulls almost complete. Transom still getting work.

Will start with 25hp on the back.

I will add photos in extra comments.

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2 hours ago, kingie chaser said:

Did you work out the marine paint for it?

Yes. Not using 2 pack. Just going to apply enamel. 

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Hello, found where I was up to, I roughed fitted things today, found the steer cable too long, so getting shorter one next week. This is a snug thing, will be for speed , not comfort.

seat is on rails and adjustable for wife driving and idiot driving.

I will add another photo in comments.

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I was in my shed working on my swordfish when i found this we should have a race one day

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1 hour ago, Swordfish40 said:

I was in my shed working on my swordfish when i found this we should have a race one day

cool, I nearly bought a swordfish bike before I found this, it cost me petrol to bring home. 

how far is yours along? 
do you have a few photos or build vlog?
Ive got a page on facebook of progress, will link that in next comment
its being built for the wife, but myself and or my older son will use it as well.
Bit far to travel for a race :D as Im in Sydney and you are listed as South Australia

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 Ill check and get some pics after work. Iv been working on it for about 3 years slowly. It was a freebie but had been sitting for 20 years hope to take it out this weekend for a test. Its way over powered with a 40hp suzuki 

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Cool. Armed with a 40 it should absolutely rocket along.

I'm going to start with a 25hp Evinrude on mine. 

If, I don't find it dangerous enough 😁, I may look at a 30 or 40.

Although....there is a 55hp sitting in the garage....

If you do get some pics up of yours, would be good. 

I've been at mine since early November. It should be all done by later winter, early spring. 

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The mini is looking better as it goes. I took it out of garage to clean the garage , and line a few things up. 

Getting there...

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