Building an O/B motor stand - Instructional

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Kramerz

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Thank you for sharing the plans for this great motor boat stand. I built mine today, following the specs exactly and it turned out very nicely. Send me your paypal email address - I owe you a Starbucks.

kramerz@hotmail.com

Thanks again!

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I tried to combine the best of a couple designs, so I used the plans from here in the forums, casters to help move it around, and nailed on the little piece of plywood on the side with a notch cut out which allows you to work on your LU, another clever trick I picked up here. A good stand is like a nice car lift. It makes all the difference in the world.


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Cracka

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Mate, great job on the plans for this outboard stand. I built myself one and even gave it a coat of paint, its very stable even able to fully tilt the motor without any problems. Thanks very much for your effort.

Mick

 

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Re: Building an O/B motor stand - Instructional

great stuff!
 

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Re: Building an O/B motor stand - Instructional

great stuff!
JV, buddy, there's a great big red banner at the bottom of inactive threads...

As the forum guidelines suggest: Any thread that the ORIGINAL POSTER [OP] hasn't posted to in 90 days, should be considered inactive & treated as a resource like a library book, read all you like, but please don't write in them.

dh4winn79 [OP] hasn't posted in this thread since July 26, 2008.................. And hasn't posted to iboats in almost a year.....

The easiest way to avoid inactive threads is to look for the big red banner across the bottom of your screen.....
 

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I know this thread is old but for those like me who just found it and wanted to build an engine stand i just wanted to post a quick note about it. On the description it says that he used 4 2x4x96 but you can build the stand with only 3 of them. First board cut 31" times 2, 32 3/16, second board 36" times 2, 24". Last board 18 11/16 times 2, 24", 32 3/16. There you have all the cuts needed with a little bit of leftover. Hopefully it helps someone in the future.
 

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I downloaded a PDF of the plans and plan to get the materials as soon as conveniently possible. Looks like it should easily do the job for my 25 hp Mercury.
 

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thanks for the plans, greatly apprieciated
 

UglyYellowCat

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Thank you so much for posting these plans!
I just finished building it and my Suzuki 9.9 extra long shaft fit on it perfectly.
I plan to build another one with my daughter to hold my Suzuki 6 regular shaft.
 

rik2263

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I built this one with stuff I had around the house. May be a little over kill for a 15 horse but is is solid
 

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I have to agree with the Others. Thank You for the GREAT Information. I will give this a go tomorrow for my 1976 Johnson 85 HP. :)
 

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I built this yesterday out of some spare steel 2inch box I had given to me. Knocked it up in less than 3hrs with a small grinder.
 

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attach10498753.JPG Thanx for the plans! i made one from them :D
 

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notlimah3

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The internet is a beautiful thing when guys like you put out such high quality, easy to follow instructions. The blueprints were spot on and the whole family at our summer cottages thought I was some sort of magician when it was finished thanks to you. Much appreciated. Total cost $49.67. $26 of it was the caster wheels at Lowes.

 

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Thank you very much. The video and the plans were perfect for me to replicate. I built it to hold an electric trolling motor as well as a 9.9hp gas motor. The placement of the casters shown to be under the motor causes my setup to be too tippy so I simply moved the middle casters to near the end of the other base boards, creating the longest possible wheelbase and it is now perfect. With the light motors I decided the second 2x4 uprights which extend downward from the horizontal 2x6's were not necessary. Saved a bit of wood. With my lightweight motors I think even the lower 2x6 was not necessary but I had scrap pieces so used them. Makes it heavier though than it needed to be. I'm very happy with this contraption. Thanks again.
 

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The plans given for this stand are incredibly simple to follow and the stand is super stong, i just had an old Merc 1400 sitting on it for almost 3 years and so no signs of fatique
 
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