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2008 U-7 Formula FE build up


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51 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2014
Album viewed 385 times

1972 U-7 Notre Dame build up


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9 files, last one added on May 21, 2017
Album viewed 141 times

1994 U-10 Smokin' Joe's build up


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Smokin' Joe's!! My all time favorite Unlimited Hydro!

47 files, last one added on Oct 20, 2005
Album viewed 348 times

1996 U-10 Smokin' Joe's build up


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57 files, last one added on May 25, 2007
Album viewed 474 times

1994 U-1 Bud T-4 resurrection


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29 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2006
Album viewed 243 times

Jaguar III twin build up


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38 files, last one added on Jan 31, 2010
Album viewed 753 times

Blackbird 21 hydro build up


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20 files, last one added on Jun 23, 2008
Album viewed 404 times

Zippkits Rockett Classic Thunderboat build up


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53 files, last one added on Jan 19, 2008
Album viewed 489 times

2009 Fun Junktion SAW trials


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13 files, last one added on Nov 12, 2009
Album viewed 183 times

2009 ODMBA oval trials


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10 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2009
Album viewed 130 times

Don's Picture Gallery


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29 files, last one added on Jun 10, 2015
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Misc stuff & things for sale


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11 files, last one added on May 28, 2011
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Random files - Don Ferrette's Gallery
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A7 - stuffing tube install1272 viewsHere the stuffing tube gets lined up to be 'glassed in after the motor mount holes are drilled. The kit comes pre-drilled on the #3 bulkhead for the stuffing tube but since I went with CY motor I had to slightly alter the height of the stuffing tube hole due to a casting difference on the bottom of the engine crankcase. No big deal as about 30 seconds with the Dremel tool took care of that.Don Ferrette
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C9 - rear deck tabs714 viewsAluminum bar stock gets cut & glassed to each underside of the deck to provide forward anchor point of the turbine rear deck section. I haven't decided if I'm going to just drill it & use a nylock nut underneath or tap it to 4-40 but I'm leaning towards the nylock nut as I think it will be better vibration wise.Don Ferrette
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B1 - tank pocket666 viewsLike my '94 Joe's the right side gets cut out & walled in for the Walt Barney fuel tank that will reside there. Enough room is left surrounding the tank to allow for padding and silicone to adequately secure the tank. Also visible are the two blocks I 'glassed in on the side just forward of the tank pocket for the remote needle & antenna tube bracket.Don Ferrette
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E5 - fitting stacks & driver placement960 viewsExhaust stacks are drilled & mounted to check the fit before the cowl gets primered later today. The area behind the stacks are open to allow even more airflow inside the cowl. I just had to drop the driver figure in for that quick look to see how the boat's gonna shape up as I get closer to the end of the build. Don Ferrette
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G2 - wing repairs begin640 viewsBig thanks to Phil Thomas for the real nice rock solid carbon fiber Lucero style wing set. Graphics arrived today so time to put my baby back together.Don Ferrette
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C2 - extension in place823 viewsHere the deck extension is weighted down to keep it tight to the surrounding decking while it cures. The weight in the rear is to keep the boat balanced & flat on the set up board. Don Ferrette

Last additions - Don Ferrette's Gallery
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