FishyFish Tolman Alaskan Skiff and Boat Building Forums

Tolman Skiffs & Boat Building => Tolman Skiff FAQ => Topic started by: Skipjack on September 28, 2016, 12:42:40 PM

Title: Long/Short Shaft
Post by: Skipjack on September 28, 2016, 12:42:40 PM
Typically  would is want to use a short or long shaft on a 21' wide body?
Thanks
Title: Re: Long/Short Shaft
Post by: Dave Wright on September 28, 2016, 12:48:25 PM
Typically  would is want to use a short or long shaft on a 21' wide body?
Thanks

Long shaft only. Short shaft requires transom mod and will result in associated Issues of motor well depth. I can't see what advantages there could be, but I'm willing to listen if anyone has some to offer.
Title: Re: Long/Short Shaft
Post by: pfithian on September 28, 2016, 01:40:38 PM
Long shaft = 20"

X Long Shaft = 25"