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Re: [bolger] Re: Lawn mower powered Really

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  • Larry Barker
    It has a jackshaft - there are a couple of pictures of Brenda Sue (and Mr. Cooper) at http://home.internetcds.com/~lgbarker/DepoeBay/DepoeBay.html Larry ...
    Message 1 of 28 , Nov 29, 2001
      It has a jackshaft - there are a couple of pictures of Brenda Sue (and Mr.
      Cooper) at http://home.internetcds.com/~lgbarker/DepoeBay/DepoeBay.html
      Larry
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <jhkohnen@...>
      To: <bolger@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 9:03 PM
      Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: Lawn mower powered Really


      > That's Jim Cooper:
      >
      > http://www.boat-links.com/DepoeBay/00/BoatFest-1.html
      >
      > Unfortunately the pictures don't show the powerplant installation well.
      > There's a belt from the riding lawnmower's gearbox to the propeller shaft.
      > There may, or may not, be a jackshaft between them (don't remember). The
      > idea seems to work fine, but Jim has to do some work on getting his
      > reduction ratio and prop matched up. Brenda Sue showed up at a messabout
      on
      > the Siuslaw River in September and she didn't do very well, I could pace
      > her at just a bit above idle with my 2 horse Honda on my 15' sailing skiff
      > (against the tide and wind or I would have been sailing! <g>), she should
      > be doing much better with 5 horses.
      >
      > On Tue, 27 Nov 2001 07:40:44 -0000, Pat Pateson wrote:
      > > ...
      > > There is a fellow in Oregon that has put the whole
      > > mower deck of a riding mower in a small boat.
      > > Not a "Skimmer" though.
      > >
    • jhkohnen@boat-links.com
      Good picture! That s the one I should have taken. ... -- John http://www.boat-links.com/ Military justice is to justice what
      Message 2 of 28 , Nov 29, 2001
        Good picture! That's the one I should have taken. <g>

        On Thu, 29 Nov 2001 07:18:19 -0800, Larry Barker wrote:
        > It has a jackshaft - there are a couple of pictures of Brenda Sue (and Mr.
        > Cooper) at http://home.internetcds.com/~lgbarker/DepoeBay/DepoeBay.html


        --
        John <jkohnen@...>
        http://www.boat-links.com/
        Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
        <Georges Clemenceau>
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