Building the KARA Hummer©
Here is an excellent example of a Kara project in which the builder
incorporated a square stern and a motor mount.
Also, notice in the second and fifth picture, that the builder installed a
drain plug just to the left of the motor mount. He permanently
fastened the floor boards to the ribs, and drilled holes in the ribs to allow
the water to fully drain.
The builder notes that using a 4 horsepower outboard on the transom works fine,
but care must be taken when turning.
PLEASE USE CAUTION!
It measures approximately 18 inches from the cockpit to the transom, making the
overall length of the boat about 12 feet.
The transom is about 40 inches long and made from 3 pieces of 1/4 inch plywood
The beautiful camo job was done by bonding a thin cotton camouflage material to
the deck with polyester resin. The flatness
of the finish comes from shooting on several coats of auto clear coat to which
he has added an activator (with UV protection) and a