Help Support IntlWaters by donating using the link above.
New 21 beginning construction
Posted 11 December 2017 - 10:53 AM
Photo of sponsons: This the way if you build sponsons to get them TRUE to the water level and to each other.
Had to build a new different motor mount to get some room between end of the collet and bulk head.
Had originally move the motor location back one inch. So lost 1/2 inch.
Todays job is to get on the mill and modify hardware to fit on the narrow transom and build adjuster blocks for rear boom tubes.
Posted 12 December 2017 - 12:51 AM
Posted 12 December 2017 - 08:22 AM
Doc if you have the sponson aoa correct adjustment is not needed. These boats react more to strut adjustment than anything else. But those blocks would help keep the turn fin in its place
Posted 12 December 2017 - 02:21 PM
Mike, the only way I know to have both sponsons
Perpendicular to the water and dead on both with the same angle and position to each other is to do what I did
Gluing and sponson tube or insert and not do this procedure the inserts and tubes and just glue them they will get angle either up down back forward or a combo of all 4.
I have had that problem in the past
Then adjuster blocks used to adjust for the front tub sponson insert that can be off when glued in place
Had that problem with my 101 JAE boat and had to put them long after the boat was built and after doing some measurements. The front hull tube was off and there was a significant difference between the angle of attach of the front sponsons