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Trades & Labor Motorize Boat Maker

Discussion in 'Businesses - Services - Products' started by bouglez, Apr 10, 2018.

  1. bouglez

    bouglez DI Junior Member

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    can someone refer to me a good pumpboat maker around dumaguete area in a reasonable price? it can carry at least 4 persons?

    thank you.

     
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    I suggest you talk to Nigel, down at Tambobo Bay.
     
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    If you know where road to the chinese bell church is there is a guy there who is about the best around,i think his name is arnel. Just ask around on right side about 200m before entrance to bell church.
     
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    I recently had a motorized pumpboat built, 17 feet (5.23 meters), 7.5 hp gasoline engine.
    Can carry 500 lbs (227 kg) of passengers and cargo.
    Boat with engine is about 300 lbs (150 kg)
    Probably 20 feet plus for 4 passengers depending on their weight.
    Builder's name is Alejandro at Martisan Beach in Bacong. He and his wife sourced and transported all the materials which reduced much of the hassle.
    Whoever builds the boat make sure to use Santa Clara marine plywood, it costs a lot more, but very good quality, everything else will fall apart.
    Use a generous amount of pioneer brand epoxy and copper nails to hold it all together.
    My sidewalls are 1/2 inch and the bottom is 3/4 inch plywood, most fishermen will use 3/8 on the sidewalls and 1/2 on the bottom.
    7.5 hp engine, stainless steel prop shaft and prop, stainless steel rudder and universal joint was purchased for PHP8500 at Lucky Terminal on the very south end of the Blvd in Dumaguete.
    7.5 hp will push my boat around 16 kmph. More power and speed would be nice, 16 hp would be a hot rod.
    Longer and heavier boat will require more hp which will increase the price by at least PHP 5000
    The engine layout uses a lot of space in the boat even though the engine is very small.
    Mount the engine as far back as possible because the best passenger space is in front of the engine.
    Materials PHP 16,000 and labor PHP 5000, epoxy paint was PHP 2000, mechanical parts PHP 8500. Total was about PHP 31,500.
    You are probably looking at about PHP 40,000 - 45,000 for what you describe.
    Took about 2.5 weeks to build.
    I have some custom things on my boat that make it much nicer than a typical fishing boat.
    I have things I would do differently on my next boat.
    Send me a message if you want more info.

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    thanks a lot mirohu!!
    very informative, i got an idea how
    much should i set aside for the project.

    how i wish you could post more photos
    of your toy. such a nice view.
     
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    Where can I source Santa Clara Ply here in Dumaguete?
    Dave
     
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    Plywood was purchased at:
    New Dumaguete United Marketing *BS
    66 Santa Rosa Road, Brgy. 3 Dumaguete (Downtown)
     
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    Thanks for the info Sir, I have just started to build animal housing and good ply is essential for me, I have even thought to take it a stage further and perhaps build a wooden house, I do understand the problems with Termites here, but in my mind a house of Concrete and Hollow Block is just a huge night storage heater.
    I'm sure the savings with a well insulated wooden house using little or even no AC would more than cover the cost of an annual termite treatment? the other plus side is; I am able to do most of the work myself and not have to rely on suspect (Filipino Tradesmen?) My wife's parents Wooden House is still standing after more than 35yrs, not a bad recommendation I would say?
    Thanks again, Dave.
     

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