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Homemade wakemaker???

Postby calebmac » Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:55 pm

Anybody tried to make a homemade wakemaker yet? Any ideas
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby bubba57 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:21 pm

Ive heard of people usin a trolling motor, Rolled it around in my head a few times but never put it on the drawing board :huh:
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby calebmac » Sat Jul 28, 2012 3:46 pm

I've heard the same thing. But like you have never put ideas down. I wouldn't think it would be that hard. Waterproofing the motor seems to be the hardest thing for me
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby bubba57 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 4:24 pm

Maybe the 3 of us need to get together, do a little R&D then fab that baby out, market it, sell thousands to waterfowel hunters, make millions of dollars, and then get our own reality show and become world famous duck huntin icons.

Our we can meet at a beer joint, draw it out on a napkin, build each one of us one and be happy.

It's what ever you guys wanna do.
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby carolinagreenhead » Sat Jul 28, 2012 5:36 pm

Too late. You can buy one from Mack's or Cabelas that mounts on a mojo stand.
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby bubba57 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:07 pm

DANG!!!! Another good idea shot all to hell!
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby aunt betty » Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:47 pm

I'm making a wake-maker or what we call an ice-eater. It will make motion in a small area and keep a little hole from freezing. Mounted a 3-speed trolling motor inside a piece of pipe and it works great. Supplying juice will involve either a generator with a 12-volt power supply and/or multiple 12-volt batteries.
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby delfate16 » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:43 am

I'm making something similar to a wake maker, but its more of a Duck Thang. I used an old blower motor out of a 98 Ford Explorer and made a circuit board to control the speed of the motor. That part works flawlessly, the problem I'm running into is the belt that pulls the ducks. The leads to the ducks are wrapping around the rope I'm using as the drive belt which then causes the pulleys to throw the belt off track. What are you guys using for a drive belt? I have access to old conveyor belts that i can cut down and i think that will solve my twisting problem.
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby duckthug » Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:18 am

Put more distance between your pulleys and add a reverse before it reaches the end.... That how the " duck commander " wake maker functions
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby duckthug » Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:28 am

Put more distance between your pulleys and add a reverse before it reaches the end.... That how the " duck commander " wake maker functions. A simple reverse in polarity will give you the reverse you need. Just my 2 cents hoping to of assistants
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby cazzierock » Tue Jan 01, 2013 8:51 pm

if someone has a phone i got a pix of a trolling motor on a mojo stand that works good!!. i could send pix to a phone. pm me a phone ##
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby cazzierock » Thu Jan 31, 2013 5:31 am

just a old troller
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Re: Homemade wakemaker???

Postby rebelp74 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 12:08 am

cazzierock wrote:just a old troller

Rednecked!
Indaswamp wrote:
jaysweet3 wrote:Looks a little small.

Dat's what She said....


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