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Technical Stuff
The UH-13P Kit we received from Universal Hovercraft cost about $3800 and here's what it contained:
HULL
:    1 sheet  - 1" Styrofoam
            6 sheets  -  2" Styrofoam
            6 sheets  -  1/8" plywood
HARDWARE:  3 pages  -  Blueprints   -
                      1  -  VHS 60-min Video
                      1  -   Hovercraft Contruction/Operation Manual
                      1.5 gal. -  Epoxy (System3) resin with pumps
                      4 yds.  -  3.25 oz. light fiberglass cloth
                      7 yds.  -  6 oz. fiberglass cloth
                      7.5 yds. -  Skirt material (black)
                       1/2 pt.  -  HH-66 Skirt Glue
                      250  -  Skirt screws
                          6  -  cable rollers
                         36'  -  steering cable
DRIVE COMPONENTS:  1  -  4.5" Fan Hub w. bushing
                                     4  -  7" Idler Pulleys
                                     1  -  6 1/4" 2-groove drive pulley, 5V
                                     1  -  8" aluminum (thrust) pulley
                                     1  -  9" aluminum (lift) pulley
                                     2  -  1" dia x 12" long keyed shaft
                                     4  -  1" pillow blocks w. locking collars
                                     2  -  5/8"- 11 threaded rod x 12" long
                                     1  -  5V x 1060 (thrust) belt
                                     1  -  5V x 2120 (lift) belt
                                     3  -  "H" bushings
                                     1  -  "P" bushing
                                     1  -  26" dia x 28" 4-bladed Lift Fan, complete (unpainted)
                                     1  -  42" dia x 36 2-bladed Thust Propeller, complete (unpainted)
                                     1  -  molded fiberglass Lift Fan Duct (unpainted)

ENGINE: (upgrade)  1  -  25-hp Briggs & Stratton "Vanguard" V-Twin OHV vertical shaft, air cooled,
                                    electric start w. 12V alternator
                            1  -  "Tiny Tach" tachometer/hour-meter
Measured WEIGHT of finished craft (ready to fly):   384 pounds
This includes 3 gallons of fuel, starting battery, cushions,  prop and fan guards as shown in photos on Page 9.
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This is the complete "Kit" we receieved from UH to build the 13-P.  (Engine, props and lift duct not shown).
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