Hey guys I'm new around here. I'm a 20 year old college student. I live near the James River in Virginia so I'm real close to some good fishing. I decided to build a boat the summer I graduated from H.S. It's a 12-ft John Boat made from 1/4" plywood that I have covered with fiberglass and epoxy to make it sturdy. I finished the boat in the summer of 2004 and it has pretty much been sitting in my barn the past 2 years. I've had it in the water a handful of times just to make sure it was leak proof and ready to go. I feel that everything is pretty secure now and am thinking about getting a gas motor for it as well as building a trailer for it. I was thinking a 5hp motor would be about as big as I could possibly go. If you were in my shoes what would you guys do for a motor for it. Keep in mind I'm a college student on a limited budget. I will try and attach some pictures of the boat. Hopefully this will work. Thanks in advance for your input.