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by icelikkilinc
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS18 on the double!
Replies: 217
Views: 48993

Re: FS18 on the double!

Absolute cracker, brilliant video.
Lovely family, hope all healthy in this madness.
Hope when all this ends, we can have an outing👍
I’ll pack the beers😬
by icelikkilinc
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 5152
Views: 356052

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Hi Michael Stunning locations as usual, especially seeing SD with GS at the back🙏🙏 Do you have a pressure relief valve on your engine cooling system? The pressure relief valve allows excess pressure to escape. Looking at engine photo, The flow of water seems towards left of the picture, should be he...
by icelikkilinc
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: TW28 trailerability?
Replies: 21
Views: 740

Re: TW28 trailerability?

I have been out on Mediterranean in Force 5 to 6 with TW28 number of times. Aegean sea can develop up to force 10 storms 8O , and Force 4 to 6 is our usual afternoon :D Always felts secure, even times when it was not pleasant or comfortable. I always knew the capability and strengths of my boat and ...
by icelikkilinc
Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: TW28 trailerability?
Replies: 21
Views: 740

Re: TW28 trailerability?

https://boatbuildercentral.com/support-tutorials/Tutorials/scaling-boat-plans.pdf Always a good read As it is a much easier to scale, suggestion has been to order the metric plans and multiply all dimensions by 1.1 You will not be able to use layouts. JM calculates plywood use very carefully to mini...
by icelikkilinc
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: TW28 trailerability?
Replies: 21
Views: 740

Re: TW28 trailerability?

Woow 11 years ago, This was the day I got her out of the workshop. Had to cut steel roller doors to clear by 1 inch😬 Used a truck with crane for the 40 km journey to water The antenna searchlight tower I installed on sea as I wouldnt be able to clear Considering the keel depth to DWL, launching this...
by icelikkilinc
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS18 on the double!
Replies: 217
Views: 48993

Re: FS18 on the double!

Be proud mate, you have done a cracking job on her.

Rope ladders have the tendency to go under the hull when you are trying to put the first step in, but you are tying that to the platform and that should provide a nice place to grab and upright yourself.
by icelikkilinc
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Reefie's LB26
Replies: 372
Views: 33663

Re: Reefie's LB26

This sunseeker was drunk and backed into me at night and pushed my TW28 to harbour wall My bow opening the back of Sunseeker http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/21415/normal_IMG_20111223_160716.jpg My Swim platform after impact from both sides My design to make this 2 tier outside is disposab...
by icelikkilinc
Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS18 on the double!
Replies: 217
Views: 48993

Re: FS18 on the double!

https://bateau.com/boats/FS18/slides/FS18_woodbike_3.jpg I haven’t been on one but I remember this pic which is a nice display of stability. Considering you won’t be standing there to fish, You will be fine unless you are 2 guys weighing 300 each😁 But breaking the gunnels will be the first issue if...
by icelikkilinc
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: How much more support do I need?
Replies: 8
Views: 353

Re: How much more support do I need?

Looks very one dimensional to me.
Only joist, does that also need a noggin to distribute the load as cross beam, act as more surface area etc
by icelikkilinc
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS18 on the double!
Replies: 217
Views: 48993

Re: FS18 on the double!

Boat is looking great and like the wine glass. used to do the same when I was pondering on layouts or design etc :lol: If I was building a boat on 15-18 range, I would really search for a auto paint booth. After all the prep work, on the trailer, take the boat to the shop, mask the trailer and paint...