Diy Mud Motor Shaft
October 25, 2021•
See more ideas about mud motor, boat stuff, mud. I was in college when that movie came out, and i’ve pined for such a motor ever since.
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Diy mud motor shaft. You can mount it however you like. I found on ebay a better alternative than paying $2000 for a motor. I am a hobby welder/fabricator that built my 1st lt mud motor about a year ago.
If your a serious duck hunter, but like me feeling the crunch of the faulty economy, this is your answer to owning a mud motor. Clp is the leading manufacturer of thailand long tails. See our parts list below to see why our kit is the toughest and best on.
Here are the major steps in the diy mud motor project: You buy the plans for 29.99 and build a motor for around 700. I have all the equipment and material needed to build a 2nd.
Haven't had problems with it yet. I plan to build a longtail (straght shaft) mud motor and i am concerned that my motor will not handle the angle needed. 5 hp engines are easy to come by and we run em hard.
Also, there is a standard shaft coupling to connect the shafts (duh). We figured out that with a shorter shaft and a mud prop with extra cup you can run the unit as a surface drive. Thats a motor and prop and all the materals.
Kits will ship with a 100in shaft at no additional charge. Mud prop for longtail mud motor (performance propeller for backwater, godevil, mud buddy, beavertail, go devil, mudbuddy, longshaft mudmotor 4.3 out of 5 stars 9 $179.00 $ 179. We are out of stock of 85in shafts until the 4th week of september.
The only problem is it's a vertical shaft. See more ideas about mud motor, mud boats, boat building. I did not show a mounting bracket, since i've seen many different types.
Clp is an engineering company that has perfected the design of the long tail. At the time i never planned on building a 2nd but now i have the opportunity to buy a 16hp vangaurd for $75 with no hours on it. Trick is to mount the engine on the boat so that it is balanced.
Attach the coupler shaft to the engine pto shaft motor prior to connecting the coupler housing. Some guys like more shaft, some less. Drill a few holes in the shaft tube for lubrication.
I personally like em 1:1 directly coupled to the engine shaft with a cutlass in the water. 85 long shaft and nylon greaseless prop. As you know the premise of this blog is for regular people to enjoy the outdoors on a regular guy’s salary.
Clp has worked with beaver dam mud runners to develop a heavy duty thailand long tail for the north american market. Home › bowhunting › building an inexpensive mud motor. Everybody likes their longtail a different way.
Get your mud motor ordered today and go places you never thought your boat could take you. Put a shaft tube with a cutlass and you're good to go. Sit em as low as they go on the transom.
Balanced shaft for smooth drive and less vibrationt. The drilled holes in the shaft tube are to lubricate the. Very simple and effective, but the thrust runs through the engine.
I have a tecumseh 6 hp (ohh60) and the posts that i have seen reguarding this issue all pertain to honda or lifan engines. The shaft is mounted to the engine with a perfect, direct fit through the use of an adapter that has splines. I have seen several posts that state it is fine for an engine to run at 15 degrees off of level.
The porposing plate is optional, but it helps if your balance is off. There are many different ways to make one. Building an inexpensive mud motor by greatoutdoordinary on may 31, 2017 • ( 2).