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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2014, 07:16 AM
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Posted By captain67
Yes, they are.:censored:

Yes, they are.:censored:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By captain67
twin drive axles

I want to build a small kart for snow and ice with skis in front. I was wondering if anyone had thoughts on using two drive axles for extra traction, or am I going to loose more than I gain? I am...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-08-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 49,754
Posted By captain67
How much are you looking for? The cost is about...

How much are you looking for? The cost is about 10 cents per square foot. The problem is it comes in very large rolls. They will start taking it off of boats here in the next month and there are...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-07-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 49,754
Posted By captain67
Up here in MI, we have to winterize our boats. A...

Up here in MI, we have to winterize our boats. A lot of times we use shrink wrap. It's a thick flexible plastic that shrinks with heat. We have made some pretty durable ice shanties out of that...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-07-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 49,754
Posted By captain67
I think foam would increase strength a bit. Some...

I think foam would increase strength a bit. Some home builders around here do not use osb sheeting on the outside of their houses. They sheet with foam and insulate with spray foam. Not how I...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-06-2013, 08:35 PM
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Views: 49,754
Posted By captain67
something to consider

Have you thought about filling the pvc with foam?
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 02-27-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,192
Posted By captain67
I started playing with the mig machine at work,...

I started playing with the mig machine at work, was never great at it and to compensate for my lack of skill, usually had to use thicker material than I wanted. Machine was a three phase unit and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 02-24-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By captain67
hello from mid-michigan

Hi all, I have posted a thread in other builds already then found this section. I am from Linwood MI and work as a boat captain. I enjoy building things (sometimes to the extent that I end up...
Forum: More Builds 02-23-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,760
Posted By captain67
I have a poor quality one. I think I will make...

I have a poor quality one. I think I will make another to post here. I am also planning something for the build off, think it will give me the motivation to finish.
Forum: FAQ & Articles 02-22-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 22,042
Posted By captain67
I had a similar problem with the 420cc pred. I...

I had a similar problem with the 420cc pred. I was told that you need to fill the gas tank no higher than the bottom of the fill filter, not to the full level indicator, which is too high. Once my...
Forum: More Builds 02-22-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,760
Posted By captain67
Engine pics as requested 33033 33034 ...

Engine pics as requested

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Forum: More Builds 02-21-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,760
Posted By captain67
I talked with the folks at arrow prop, and based...

I talked with the folks at arrow prop, and based on my engine and design parameters came up with the 36" 3 blade I have on there. The magic number with propellers is tip speed. With 890 feet per...
Forum: More Builds 02-20-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,760
Posted By captain67
Having said that, I am going to bring everything...

Having said that, I am going to bring everything down lower when I mount this on a hull. I won't have the brake to clear or worry about my boots hitting drifts or ice chunks.
Forum: More Builds 02-20-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,760
Posted By captain67
A lot of people (in another forum) said the same...

A lot of people (in another forum) said the same thing, but it is actually quite stable. It is 4 feet wide and the framework is very light. Now I would not want to get going sideways and hit a rut,...
Forum: More Builds 02-20-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,760
Posted By captain67
Thanks for the compliment. The ride is dependent...

Thanks for the compliment. The ride is dependent on the condition of the ice, can be bumpy at times, but like I posted above, it's for transportation, not joy riding. Turning radius is less than my...
Forum: More Builds 02-20-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,760
Posted By captain67
Unlike a four wheeler, snowmobile, motorcycle or...

Unlike a four wheeler, snowmobile, motorcycle or kart on alky? Risk is 90 % operator. My intention for the build was something that would haul myself and my gear a mile out for ice fishing, that...
Forum: More Builds 02-20-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,760
Posted By captain67
My intention was to build an airboat, but I had...

My intention was to build an airboat, but I had enough material to make the skis, so I just went with that. I will eventually build a hull. I have had to about 20 mph, didn't want to go any faster....
Forum: More Builds 02-19-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,760
Posted By captain67
Predator powered ice sled

I posted this pic in another thread, but thought it belonged here instead.

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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-19-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,060
Posted By captain67
Here is an air sled I built for ice fishing. ...

Here is an air sled I built for ice fishing. Next, I want to make a hull for the rigging and want to build a couple of kicksleds, one with motor, one without.

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