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by ks8
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: D5 Build
Replies: 146
Views: 9481

Re: D5 Build

Yes indeed. Only other thing I can think of, if one takes that approach, is to work into the design some means of securing it to the boat, even if by a single corner, with a line through a reinforced hole, secured to a ubolt or other attachment point somewhere close by, in case the unexpected gust o...
by ks8
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Free Plans and others
Topic: Stich vs screw .
Replies: 8
Views: 3569

Re: Stich vs screw .

15 years! Where did the time go? There's been a whole lot of good in there. :) I've got I think 2 SS screws and 4 bronze screws embedded in epoxy, and 4 bronze nuts that are partly exposed (the threads). The exposed threads are still fine after having saltwater slop around them for awhile. I don't r...
by ks8
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: D5 Build
Replies: 146
Views: 9481

Re: D5 Build

Nice. You've got yourself a boat! The video link (on the previous page) of the motor test worked fine. Gurgle gurgle blub blub.... :D Regarding the hatch... someone had mentioned using the cushioned floor mats from whatever source you could best obtain them. That is a great idea. You could use two l...
by ks8
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1124
Views: 68152

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

:lol: :D
by ks8
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1124
Views: 68152

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

:lol:

Karl, you must give the duck and croc names, and always refer to them by name. :)

Hoping you and your family are enjoying this season of celebrating Christmas, and that you have a happy New Year!

ks8
by ks8
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: wegcagle GV15
Replies: 45
Views: 19592

Re: wegcagle GV15

Enjoy the moment that final payment is made. Bring a cake in the office amd see who can guess what's being celebrated! :)
by ks8
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: wegcagle GV15
Replies: 45
Views: 19592

Re: wegcagle GV15

Still deciding? Whatever you decide, I'm sure not only you, but others shall benefit by it, and enjoy it, and we by watching the build. :)
by ks8
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: Otter 16
Replies: 52
Views: 8780

Re: Otter 16

hello rags,

any update for us? enjoying your otter? has the paint held up well? :)

ks8
by ks8
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: How long before paint
Replies: 17
Views: 905

Re: How long before paint

Any manufacturer's formulations and usage instructions are subject to change with or without notice. I've been told quite differing details from tech support on the phone compared to what a label of sheet may say. Temperature and humidity and other factors may come into play. To summarize, going by ...
by ks8
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Long straight edge for fairing
Replies: 9
Views: 723

Re: Long straight edge for fairing

Is this the first time you have done this? :) Is your transom, when finished, supposed to be perfectly flat, or, slightly curved, or strongly curved? Is the transom the only thing you will be needing to fair in order to finish your project? A good medium to long fairing board is 'the' tool for actua...