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Drift boat pics
« on: May 14, 2015, 06:54:44 PM »



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Re: Drift boat pics
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2020, 08:23:53 PM »
Did you build the drift boat.  I have been looking into building one when the GA is done.    There are lots of drifters here.   It would be exciting to build and sell a few if theres any money in it

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Re: Drift boat pics
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2020, 06:39:12 AM »

Nice!  I build a Don Hill 16' Standard back in the '90s ... sorry I don't have better pix.  I used Sapele ply...



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« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2020, 03:23:11 PM »
Those sure are pretty!  My thoughts were to appeal to first time buyers.  Stitch and glue.  Leave outside style.  Paint, little to no brightwork.  That a project I can build on speculation. That i could afford to eat so to say.

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Re: Drift boat pics
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2020, 03:54:44 PM »

You can build a driftboat pretty cheaply and trailers can be had for only about $700.  It's a great way to get a boat ... not a fast boat, but CAN take a small outboard up to about 6hp.  Oh, if someone wants an outboard like that, I've got a low-hours but older one with a long shaft for driftboats that I'd like to sell... :D
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Re: Drift boat pics
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2020, 07:22:26 AM »
There a fun build. Gos quick fairly low cost.. A good first boat to build. Great for white water lakes.

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Re: Drift boat pics
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2020, 01:30:05 PM »
If only we knew someone that has some kick ass boat design and plans selling skills🤔

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« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2020, 05:34:37 PM »
If only we knew someone that has some kick ass boat design and plans selling skills🤔

A drift boat is on my list if I ever get time ...

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Re: Drift boat pics
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2020, 07:51:55 PM »
Have you had any sales from your camp skiff design?   I suspect this is more of a go big or go home page.  It sure looked like a fun project.  Im already wondering what Im going to do if I ever finish my GA

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Re: Drift boat pics
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2020, 08:38:56 AM »
Have you had any sales from your camp skiff design?   I suspect this is more of a go big or go home page.  It sure looked like a fun project.  Im already wondering what Im going to do if I ever finish my GA

I gave away several sets of plans for the Camp Boat 13, but it never caught on.  I need to lighten it up and make an adjustment to the stern seating to make it a better design ...

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Re: Drift boat pics
« Reply #10 on: December 03, 2020, 06:02:20 AM »
There a fun build. Gos quick fairly low cost.. A good first boat to build. Great for white water lakes.
My first boat build was a 16 foot Don Hill Mckenzie River drift boat. I think plans are still available
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