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    Quote Originally Posted by Norman Langlois View Post
    New floats applied I hope the differences are all positive. The others originally tapered going aft then needed the upper 2 inch deck to have enough displacement to be stable. They became heavy,15#. These have more displacement and weigh less than 8# with the support frame , bare no fiberglass Name:  20180506_170425_resized.jpg
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    I like the rear float design with no bottom curved surface. It could possibly be improved with a step at the angle break. Keep that edge sharp, not rounded. Hope that works for you. If needed I can make further suggestions.

    Tell is more about the wheeled cart. Is it ground handling only?
    Last edited by jedi; 05-11-2018 at 11:35 AM.

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