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by bphillip2
June 14th, 2023, 7:05 am
Forum: Surveyor
Topic: Wider floor ideas
Replies: 3
Views: 1194

Re: Wider floor ideas

All the 14' molded craft have this feature.
by bphillip2
June 14th, 2023, 7:05 am
Forum: Surveyor
Topic: Wider floor ideas
Replies: 3
Views: 1194

Re: Wider floor ideas

This can be done by just adding the width to the floor, I did about 8 OA. H9 has to become two facets though. Leave skids in same place.
by bphillip2
December 28th, 2022, 6:51 pm
Forum: Builder Websites & Photo Gallery
Topic: who in heck...
Replies: 16
Views: 10034

Re: who in heck...

I can here you. I delivered this to Texas recently.
by bphillip2
February 15th, 2022, 11:08 pm
Forum: Vanguard
Topic: Cutting the skirt material
Replies: 2
Views: 1358

Re: Cutting the skirt material

They are basically straight lines, but you could fair things a bit by using a rule to curve between the points.
by bphillip2
January 26th, 2022, 5:57 pm
Forum: Vanguard
Topic: 23hp vanguard engine orientation
Replies: 6
Views: 2071

Re: 23hp vanguard engine orientation

yes, might have to be 1.5" angle or more, but you can cut down one leg to match 1x1.
by bphillip2
January 26th, 2022, 8:18 am
Forum: Vanguard
Topic: 23hp vanguard engine orientation
Replies: 6
Views: 2071

Re: 23hp vanguard engine orientation

I don't know what beezer is talking about. The shaft would not move in either case. The reason for the note in the plan is that the 23hp engine would require a larger driver pulley, and that would interfer with the mounts as drawn. You can build the frame using 3/16" angle instead of the short ...
by bphillip2
October 28th, 2021, 7:26 am
Forum: Explorer
Topic: Explorer drive
Replies: 1
Views: 1623

Re: Explorer drive

Whichever engine you choose I can calculated pulleys to suit. I need hp and rpm. The motor should not be run faster than about 4500 to maintain lift and thrust balance. One builder is using the L15A honda which is about 75hp. Weight is another consideration. Some used the EJ series as EA got hard to...
by bphillip2
September 14th, 2021, 11:01 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Sevtec’s for sale?
Replies: 5
Views: 5065

Re: Sevtec’s for sale?

by bphillip2
April 26th, 2021, 7:31 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Sevtec’s for sale?
Replies: 5
Views: 5065

Re: Sevtec’s for sale?

I currently have two Vanguard hovercraft for sale. https://www.amphibiousmarine.com/hovercraft-for-sale/
by bphillip2
October 4th, 2020, 9:16 am
Forum: Surveyor
Topic: Maximum HP on a Surveyor?
Replies: 6
Views: 3642

Re: Maximum HP on a Surveyor?

Not sure exactly, but the prop pulley weighs more than the entire 40hp drive kit. By the book it should be 4 idlers and two belts, but I've managed with one before.