I realize that this engine will need components - alternator, bell housing, transmission, cooling....
It may be better to ask a different question with a new thread title.
"Choosing a fishing boat design based on an engine"
Thanks for the reply - please see new thread!
--- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "titanicslim" <titanicslim@...> wrote:
> This size and type of engine will work well for lower speeds in Sallie
> Hyde. What will you use for a transmission? You have noticed this is
> an industrial motor, right?
> There are various types of linkages that people have used to avoid the
> high cost of a marine engine w/transmission, but you'd better have this
> thoroughly thought-out or it will be a constant pain in the what is
> --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "thehomecrafter" <thehomecrafter@>
> > The Sallie Hyde plans come with two sets of lines; one for speeds of
> up to 10 mph, and one for up to 16 mph.
> > I'm considering this engine for a displacement/semi-displacement
> fishing boat in the 20'range (copy and paste):
> > My 2 questions are:
> > Is this enough engine for the Sallie Hyde?
> > If so, does anyone know which set of lines would be the better choice
> for this engine?