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by EdB
Wed Mar 03, 2004 12:11 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: DE23 Anyone building or built near me?
Replies: 4
Views: 985

I am planning to start working on a DE 23 soon. I've been studying the plans and thinking about it all. At this point I am planning to buy the ply kit with the mods for an external transom bracket. My location is on the Eastern Shore of Virginia off the Chesapeake Bay. If I get the kit ordered and m...
by EdB
Sun Jan 25, 2004 10:30 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Quartz Microspheres
Replies: 1
Views: 630

Quartz Microspheres

I'd be intereated to hear what folks think about using quartz microspheres instead of the fillers normally recommended here: 1) using the quartz microsphere instead of phenolic microballons for fairing. 2) using quartz microspheres instead of wood flout for glue. I have use them for fairng on a prev...
by EdB
Sun Jan 25, 2004 10:16 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Anyone ever worked with this kind of epoxy?....
Replies: 11
Views: 1801

>> so I use 2oz syringes to draw my measurements. Been using the
>> same two syringes for over 1 year - no cleaning - just don't mix
>> them up Makes for real accurate mixing.

That's a neat tip. Thanks.
by EdB
Tue Dec 23, 2003 10:19 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: DE23 Transom Bracket
Replies: 7
Views: 1273

Thanks. That clears up my questions. I think I'll build a model so I can play with the way you build these boats and maybe fiddle with some of the topsides design elements.
by EdB
Tue Dec 23, 2003 12:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: DE23 Transom Bracket
Replies: 7
Views: 1273

I was a bit confused as to whether the standard transom (made of three 1/2 inc h plywood pieces) should be beefed up by another layer to make it at least 2 inches thick. The other part of my question is about the plywood kit. Can the kit be cut so one gets the modified transom or is one stuck with t...
by EdB
Mon Dec 22, 2003 10:35 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: DE23 Transom Bracket
Replies: 7
Views: 1273

DE23 Transom Bracket

I find the transom bracket option interesting. Would you outline how the standard plans would need to be modified to accomodate a bracket?

Can the plywood kit be modified for this option?