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by bobbo
Thu Sep 13, 2007 12:06 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: How about a LP Drift Boat?
Replies: 17
Views: 2803

I think wooden drift boats have recived a bad rap because of the older hammer and nail designs. However, there is a decent following of wooden boat enthusiasts ( I see them all the time on the river). There are some good looking SG designs out there , but most use older techniques. I wish bateau.com...
by bobbo
Wed Sep 06, 2006 2:16 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: TW34
Replies: 63
Views: 11788

Laporter, I came onto this thread a little late, and I don't post often at all but it was kind of cool to hear someone talk about American Tug. I used to install the mechanical systems on there 41' line. Nice boats, and a pretty good crew in the shop. Like I said, worked on the 41s so the 34s always...
by bobbo
Mon Aug 30, 2004 9:04 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Plans and wood
Replies: 19
Views: 3060

I made the switch to metric awhile back and it has made life sooo much easier. Before my projects would look like a 5th grade math class adding fractions and getting a common denomenator...... what a pain. You can also try www.leevalley.com they have alot of other metric devices for all your measuri...
by bobbo
Tue Aug 24, 2004 7:34 pm
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: ORCA 17 Finished
Replies: 27
Views: 5259

I would say you can definatly roll this kayak back to the upright and seated position, there may be some boats that are difficult or impossible to right such as some sit on tops or hybrid type kayaks. It's very important skill that eskimo roll thingy but once you get the technique righting yourself ...
by bobbo
Mon Aug 02, 2004 11:41 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: cx19 cabin on c17
Replies: 10
Views: 2163

I was just doing a search for the C17 and came across this post... very interesting idea. I have the C17 plans and I'm in the process of building up materials to start construction in about 4 months. The CX19 was my first choice but the size and power requirements are just a bit out of my price rang...
by bobbo
Sat Dec 13, 2003 2:08 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: CS18??
Replies: 5
Views: 1018

A boat similar in design to the Bayshore boats would be very cool.

www.bayshoreboats.com

I love the look of the CS23/25 but I doubt they will end up in my garage anytime soon.

Bob
by bobbo
Fri Dec 05, 2003 10:14 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: METRIC VS IMPERIAL PLANS
Replies: 13
Views: 1695

I learned the addition subtraction thing with a tape not too long ago, pretty cool. I remember seeing an old bood somewhere that talks just about using tape measures for a variety of nifty things. As far as people looking for metric tapes and such try www.leevalley.com they have a decent seclection....
by bobbo
Thu Dec 04, 2003 10:37 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Web site problems
Replies: 10
Views: 1345

Nevermind, I just saw a notice that said hackers messed with things.
Bob
by bobbo
Thu Dec 04, 2003 10:33 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Web site problems
Replies: 10
Views: 1345

Web site problems

Has anyone else had any problems with the bateau sites today, or I have picked up some kind of virus? Last night I couldn't get on the site because someother weird page would load, and today I can't get to the amature boat building site... weird "Ronin" page loads!?!?!
Bob
by bobbo
Fri Nov 21, 2003 1:21 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: GV 15
Replies: 3
Views: 871

Did you check your units, 42 x 3 ends up being pretty close to 120?
Bob