Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
TillerBC, I do what I want, Wetmyhook, FrontierMan, RiverMann
103529 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 84003
hopalong 75456
Pilothawk 74021
JDavis7873® 67380
John175 ® 61809
FattyMcButterpants 60637
Tritonman 57277
Derek 57013
SkeeterRonnie 52606
LoneStarSon® 52534
facebook
Forum Stats
103529 Members
61 Forums
868985 Topics
11402747 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11870756 - 10/08/16 12:01 PM To you guys with outboard jet pump set ups
Dawson Hefner Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/10/09
Posts: 2785
Loc: Brownsboro, Tx
I have a 115hp yamaha on a 20'6" alumacraft prop tunnel hull with the sponsons. I have a hydraulic jack plate, 6" I think would have to check on that.

If I wanted to put a jet lower on would it work as is? I am familiar with power reduction.

If it would not work, what is needed to convert this to a set up that would work with a jet if that is even economicAly feasible or possible.

I would like to be able to go back and forth between the two of them. I can handle moderate mechanical work, but not fabrication. I fish trinity river warm months for fun and guided, lake palestine in the winter fun only.

_________________________

www.texasmegafishadventures.com for guided rod and reel alligator gar angling
Licensed Guide Dawson Hefner
903-721-4296

Top
#11871112 - 10/08/16 04:34 PM Re: To you guys with outboard jet pump set ups [Re: Dawson Hefner]
Pat Goff Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 5027
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
I run a jet. What you've got will work but it's not really optimum.
Tunnel built for a prop is too big for a jet. Best is only 1-2" high and just wide enough for the jet foot to fit in.
Setback kills a jet, you want the intake as close to the water flow as possible.
And you'll need to raise your motor about five inches to get the jet intake to the top of the tunnel.

You can make it work semi ok with the jack plate and cavitation wings from outboard jet but it's going to really suffer if you get in rough water with that big tunnel.
_________________________
Pat Goff
Marble Falls/Seadrift TX

Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide