Covering the cracker box racing boats and the century thunderbolt racers. Includes hull, 14 marine plywood transom plate, bulkhead, 28 long stringers, deck, cockpit and 2 scale drivers stout glass work with reinforced chines and keel. Today, it has a new bright red paint job, with a black racing stripe and is powered by a 315 hp mercruiser. Thank you for purchasing this vacucracker 110 scale crackerbox kit. Little john said that he boat had a 392 hemi 260hp in 1952 and ran over 90mph. Everything in full size plans can be scaled down except the cost. The kit is manufactured and sold by zipp manufacturing of new york, usa. Crackerbox while being our easiest to build kit ever. International model power boat association legal crackerbox hull kit. Correct and proper restorations and preservation of old cracker box boats. When you stomp on the accelerator its easy to imagine youve left the pack and are about to take the checkered flag.
The mack legend mold boats california cracker box and their. She can easily handle a skier and is an ideal boat for cruisin down the main drag. Boat building is one of the few pursuits where utilization of the end product is as rewarding as its construction. Vacucracker 110 scale crackerbox model kit for radio control manufactured by vacuboat 1259 humphries rd. If the bay is rough then the easyvee might be a better option. Later purchasing plans for the crackerbox from glen fifty when unity found this one for cutrate sale near aside inwards livermore since gravy boat. Powered by a zenoah g23 marine gas engine, it can use any running hardware. A powerful modified engine, mounted amidships, powers these sprinting flatbottom hulls in impressively competitive races.
A site dedicated to amateur boat building, with an online catalog of boat plans and kits, bulletin board, project registry. This is a quick clip of alex neymarks cracker box in action. Crackerbox p is one of the oldest inboard runabout classes, distinguished by the 2person team of driver and rider seated side by side at the rear of the hull. What you might like is the vee bottomed crackerbox, it has the cbox looks with the vee bottom but its not competition legal which sounds like what youre looking for anyway. Solid lifter roller cam, roller rockers, rev kit, dry sump oil system, magneto ignition, 3 race props, 3 different length prop shafts, race life jackets and gear.
With over 300 boats to choose from, youre guaranteed to find your dream design. The motor plans have changed and now will be 350chev and an outboard rudder. Aug 25, 2017 15 cracker box rearcockpit speed boatboatdesign. Going fast is easy for a crackerbox, due to its nearly flat bottom. This new hull also performs better than all of our other crackerbox designs, and is currently legal in all crackerbox racing classes. Includes percy blandford boat plans and hal kelly boat plans. It features all cnc cut birch plywood parts, basswood stringers and. For over 60 years, glenl has offered boat building kits for those items that are not readily available from local suppliers. Some crackerbox plans i got these on the web some time ago, from various public sources. Alex did topnotch work on his boat which is a serious example of excellent craftsmanship.
Engine and boat have test time only, 1 hour, 56 minutes total. Please note plans are not suited for scratch build. But the cracker box offers more than estimable looks. Folks who want to save time and effort buy a stitch n glue boat kit, but others want to build from boat plans. Something to consider, is that jerry dunlap is well regarded in the fast boat arena. What is nice about c boxes is that theyre a drivers boat, not a point and shoot. Crackerbox boat plans how to build a putt putt boat wooden speed boat plans free sailing boat plans for sale runabout boat buildat building on a boat boat layouts plansh for boat 8 best crackerbox images glen l cracker box archives boatbuilders site on glen l rc plans vintage 1 5 scale racing cracker box model boat boat bench seat plans boat building laws a waterfowl how to build a. We purchased the boat from him in 1968 and have had many great years of use. It is 16 4 long and has a cockpit forward of the engine, driven from the rear cockpit.
The kits are easy to biuld but will require a lot of sanding. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Boat propellers electronics hardware shopping cart. Dongedell, and rgincanada both did their first boats here on rcg, and both were scratch builds. Full size printed plans not a kit or model crackerbox scale 18 length 24 engine. A simple to build scale fast electric, 500mm loa by 185mm beam, for six cells, and sports or racing as a onedesign, based on an american class boat. A midmounted inboard engine drives through a reliable and efficient propeller to really dig in and move out. The questions and answers are below, along with some pictures that were provided editor. All wood, bottom sides and top, radio box cover for motor and radio compartment building jig picture cd no additional instructions included as it is not necessary. The cracker box is a west coast boat, and the jersey speed skiff is a east coast boat. Boat has undergone a complete rebuild, each part or component being either rebuilt, fabricated, or oem replaced. Designed by jerry dunlap, the 14scale crackerbox is a wooden scale model of an almost flatbottom racing boat. If you want to check out another cool boat do a search for a jersey speed skiff, 16 feet long with a sbc, lapstrake hull and wild as hell.
Whats great is that joes kits are cnc cut, the dumas kits are diecut which smashes the edges. Unfollow crackerbox boat to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Check out the crackerbox boat for sale with ford v8 60 hp all built to be a water rod. Wooden speed boats wooden model boats wooden boat building boat building plans wood boats building ideas classic wooden boats classic boat model boat plans. Vintage hilborn mechanical fuel injection is available at extra cost. Crackerbox model boat plan mar2478 cornwall model boats. Nice lines with reverse slope on the sides at the transom. An aft cockpit speed sauceboat with inboard motor mounted forward for the abode boat builder. Laser cut 18 birch for bulkheads, top, bottom and side sheeting. It has been used in competition, achieving speeds in excess of 70 mph with a small block chevy.
Jul, 2019 a past owner of a cracker box racerloved the ride. Diy wood speed boat plans wooden pdf plans for wood box. Given the dimensions of 28 min 32 max, the dunlop plans would be 31. So i would imagine that the cracker box, even if it is an early design, was well engineered.876 526 1561 523 1063 225 647 1080 203 881 1177 332 1536 856 794 1193 203 1567 828 334 1074 135 491 1081 832 40 1073 975 1245