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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 7:22 pm
by pipedog
Rodair wrote:Awesome build! I check everyday for progress. Keep up the good work.
Thanks for the good words!! I just work on it in what little spare time I have :thumbleft:

Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:16 pm
by SteveReid
Can't wait to see that thing sliding Buddy!!

Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:36 pm
by pipedog
went to the Palm Beach show today, It was good to see everyone!! Hope everyone made it out with there truck and boat in one piece, that road was bad after 5 to 6 inch's of rain sat. After the show I did some work on the boat, here's some more pic's
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:39 pm
by pipedog
HEAVY DUTY!!
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:45 pm
by pipedog
Corner and Transom braces ready for rivets
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:46 pm
by pipedog
a couple of hours of work after work and the brace's are riveted in.
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2015 10:11 pm
by TheElevatorGuy
Kyle.......I think you may be an inch taller than me.........your back has to be killing you working on that thing that low.......just saying........but it looks good........I should be sliding this weekend........going to need an airboater refresher course.......lol

Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:36 pm
by pipedog
TheElevatorGuy wrote:Kyle.......I think you may be an inch taller than me.........your back has to be killing you working on that thing that low.......just saying........but it looks good........I should be sliding this weekend........going to need an airboater refresher course.......lol
Jason it's up on saw horses so it is not bad :) how did your boat run???

Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:42 pm
by pipedog
got to do some work on the boat today, had a buddy helping out
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:48 pm
by pipedog
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:58 pm
by pipedog
rigging gets bolted in the corner so no rivet thereImage

Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:14 pm
by pipedog
we rivet a plate on the inside so the plug will have some meat to grab also adds some strength around the hole
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:08 pm
by kwanjangnihm
new hull is looking great Kyle! :thumbleft:

a little concerned you using meat, grab & hole in the same sentence!! :toothy7:

:rebel:

Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:08 pm
by Daniel Altman
Looking good brother!!! Can't wait to see it when I get back home!

Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:57 pm
by pipedog
the start of the bracing for the front deck and walk boards.
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:41 pm
by pipedog
using one piece of 1.5" angle to run around the inside of the walkboards turned up for a lip to divert some water from running in the hull. It was a bitch making the bends, it's not perfect but pretty decent
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:47 pm
by pipedog
at the back the walkboards will angle back to the cage hoops to follow the cage
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 9:43 pm
by pipedog
more frame work for the walkboards
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 9:49 pm
by pipedog
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:18 pm
by pipedog
Look what I found, all aluminum 6.0 LS with LS 3 heads (823 casting). It has a wiped out cam lobe, no big deal. Goin to go thhru the complete motor, picked it up cheap enough I can afford to put some good parts in it :D
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:24 pm
by pipedog
good flowing heads
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 8:59 pm
by yobee
Awesome job bro!

Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:05 pm
by Scarecrow
Yobee, good to see ya back on here buddy---did you get get lost. :thumbleft: :rebel:

Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:15 pm
by pipedog
yobee wrote:Awesome job bro!
THANKS yobee, like scarecrow said it's good to see you back on SA !!!

Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:30 pm
by pipedog
I tore the 6.0 LS down and brought it to the machine shop today 8)
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