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  Topic: Maximus alterations

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 5:08 pm   Subject: Maximus alterations
I've re-worked the video on youtube to include a view round the back of the boat - changes are the bench seat & back rest & raising the transom to accomodate the 40hp merc! It did work out bet ...
  Topic: Maximus can be viewed on youtube!

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:59 pm   Subject: Maximus can be viewed on youtube!
Thought I'd up date as been a while & since the last dramas with the Maximus I've now raised the back end of it to take the 40hp merc! well, as you will see from the video on you tube, she's fast ...
  Topic: Maximus - Maxed out!

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 5:45 am   Subject: Maximus - Maxed out!
I can thoroughly vouch for the ease of build & durbility of the Maximus.
Without the outboard it's a two man lift & three with, to lift it on & off a trailer.
Being a novice I've mana ...
  Topic: In need of Powerhead!

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2007 2:30 am   Subject: In need of Powerhead!
I've got a 20hp, 2stroke, 2 cylinder Mercury shortshaft that I was using on the Maximus. I believe it's a 1970's outboard. Unfortunately the propeller cavitated! while running & the pistons have o ...
  Topic: Launch Day! for Maximus

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:04 pm   Subject: Launch Day! for Maximus
Yesterday the maximus was launched & despite thinking it was a little choppy with the incoming tide it was fairly successful.(Updated photo album for pics)
She floated well & didn't take on a ...
  Topic: Maximus going in water on 14th July! - need ballast?

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 2:15 pm   Subject: Maximus going in water on 14th July! - need ballast?
The Maximus I've named Emm-Jay after my Kids is being launched this coming saturday at around 5:30pm on the high tide. Weather has been poor in the UK so hoping for good weather & not too choppy. ...
  Topic: found a nice rebuildable race boat

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Wed May 09, 2007 10:27 am   Subject: found a nice rebuildable race boat

Hi Lumie, or is it loonie? looks a nice project but rather you than me.
Don't think I'd like to be the one opening up that little beast!
Have fun & best of luck.

  Topic: Maximus update & windscreens (Windshield!) & Mods

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Sun May 06, 2007 9:57 am   Subject: Maximus update & windscreens (Windshield!) & Mods
Have been doing some more work to the boat as & when I can & decided to post some more pics in my album. Decided on doing some modifications that can be seen in pics Maximus 11 to 13.
I decid ...
  Topic: Breaking News! Fastest Manned electric boat

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 6:09 am   Subject: Breaking News! Fastest Manned electric boat
My Maximus is soon to be finished but come across this one at an exhibition I am attending.
Interestng facts about the boat include that the hull design is by the chap that was on his way to sort out ...
  Topic: Maximus- update - finishing & 20horses!

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2006 11:57 am   Subject: Maximus- update - finishing & 20horses!
I've updated gallery for anyone who wishes to look & perhaps have any comments! I've decided to finish it using numerous coats of a universal primer which I am currently applying & then top co ...
  Topic: Maximus & finishes for boats?

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PostForum: Boat Plans   Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 1:06 pm   Subject: Maximus & finishes for boats?
I am currently building the Maximus & hoping o launch on the 10th Sept 06.
I two queries ( If anyone can help) about the side profile of the boat.
In the pictures of the one that has been built ...
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