I've been wanting to do a Stage 2/3 build for a long time, but my YouTube channel is taking more time and money. You know $300 project here. $500 project there adds up. This project I decided to do it in a different way. This is straight from the description on the YouTube channel:

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Well, guys, 2016 is in full swing and doesn't show any signs of slowing. Since Thanksgiving 2015 I had been wondering what the next move for the YouTube channel as well as the Black Warrior Lures brand overall. Here's the deal:

Vision
  • Big catfish, hopped-up mud motors: How to do both with a little eternal wisdom to keep yourself from getting killed doing either.


  • Hot Rod TV meets Bill Dance Outdoors


Goal
  • Shoot an instructional video on how to perform a stage 2/3 upgrade of an SPS Longtail mud motor for more horsepower and torque without breaking the bank or ruining the motor.


Stage 2/3 Upgrade Parts & Prices
  • Billeted aluminum flywheel: $99

  • Billeted aluminum connecting rod: $80

  • 22 lbs springs $8

  • MOD2 Camshaft $49

  • .650 carburetor $39

  • gaskets $16

  • throttle linkage $27

  • TOTAL $318


Timeline
  • Shaping the idea (2 weeks)--------------1-17 Feb 2016

  • Campaign research (1 week)--------------17-24 Feb 2016

  • Campaign outreach (2 weeks)-------------24 Feb 2016 - 9 Mar 2016

  • Community building (4 weeks)------------9 Mar 2016 - 6 Apr 2016

  • Campaign revision & write-up (1 week)---6-13 April 2016

  • Campaign launch (3 weeks)---------------13 April 2016 - 4 May 2016

  • Post-campaign fulfillment (3 weeks)-----4-25 May 2016


Perks!


  • Donate $25 and you'll get two Black Warrior Lures' Channel Catfish Chummers, a big thanks from me, and a shout-out in the upcoming “Hot Rod Your Mud Motor | Stage 2/3 Build” video: http://blackwarriorlures.com/product/perk2/


  • Donate $50 and you'll get six channel catfish floats, two Black Warrior Lures' Channel Catfish Chummers, a big thanks from me, and a shout-out in the upcoming “Hot Rod Your Mud Motor | Stage 2/3 Build” video: http://blackwarriorlures.com/product/perk3/


  • Donate $100 and you'll get a dozen Black Warrior Catfish Tip Rigs, six channel catfish floats, two Channel Catfish Chummers, a big thanks from me, and a shout-out in the upcoming “Hot Rod Your Mud Motor | Stage 2/3 Build” video: http://blackwarriorlures.com/product/perk4/


  • Donate $250 and you'll get a custom built Black Warrior Lures light catfish rod, a dozen Black Warrior Catfish Tip Rigs, six channel catfish floats, two Channel Catfish Chummers, a big thanks from me, and a shout-out in the upcoming “Hot Rod Your Mud Motor | Stage 2/3 Build” video: http://blackwarriorlures.com/product/perk5/


Long post, but tell me what you guys think.
Damon
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