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Re: [bolger] brick outboard

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  • sctree
    Yes on why Bolger mounts the outboard on the bow. If you haven t cut the sides yet, leave them flat from the middle of the hull to the transom for a straight
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 1, 2003
      Yes on why Bolger mounts the outboard on the bow.

      If you haven't cut the sides yet, leave them flat from the middle of
      the hull to the transom for a straight power version. That's how Bolger
      shows "FastBrick".

      Rick

      sojjack wrote:

      > I am building a non sailing brick to use as a tender.I was wondering
      > about powering it with a 3.5 hp ob. Bolger shows the motor board on
      > the bow transom, I'm assuming that is because it would not interfere
      > with the rudder hardware of the sailing version. The transom height
      > is at 15 inches and i wonder if the 15 inch shaft would be long
      > enough? the transoms are not in water at rest. should i go with 20
      > inch shaft, or is the weight of the person in the boat enough to
      > compensate any thoughts ? I just found this site pretty cool I have
      > built tortoise, brick, pointyskiff, big dory, diablo and tennessee
      > so far thanx
      >
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