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by cottontop
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Tis the season
Replies: 75
Views: 2906

Re: Tis the season

Nice rack! :wink:
by cottontop
Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: repainting on my od 18
Replies: 2
Views: 135

repainting on my od 18

Hope all is well with everyone here. Had a small delamination of a very small area of cloth on my OD 18 just under the rubrail. The area was about 1 inch high by 6 inches long. I used system three primer and paint previously. I have sanded the delaminated area down to the wood and the rest of the si...
by cottontop
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: FL14 Tennessee/Wisconsin build
Replies: 14
Views: 4906

Re: FL14 Tennessee/Wisconsin build

8) Lookin "Goooooood"!
by cottontop
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: OD18 Opinions
Replies: 16
Views: 924

Re: OD18 Opinions

Welcome to the forum. 1st you will enjoy and hate the building processes, but most of all you will enjoy the finished product immensely. I have the OD18 posted on the plans page. She is a very good all around boat. I built her with the original intention of going to ST Augustine or Crystal River coa...
by cottontop
Thu May 30, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: FL12 Build for Grandsons
Replies: 5
Views: 542

Re: FL12 Build for Grandsons

2 gallons will be the way I go. Thank you both for your answers. Really getting "antsy" to start this project("bad case of bbvs"). I can"t help but think of you both and others when I take my boat out. Jacques for such a outstanding design and friendship/kinsmanship and you capeman for your friendsh...
by cottontop
Mon May 27, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: FL12 Build for Grandsons
Replies: 5
Views: 542

FL12 Build for Grandsons

Hi everyone! Other than to read threads,I haven"t been on this site since I built my "OD 18" and finished it in 2005. Happy to say she is still going. I have painted it one time in the past 14 years. She has held up real well. Going to start a new build with my grandsons helping out. I purchased the...
by cottontop
Sun May 21, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS-18 - "Bare Bones"
Replies: 1153
Views: 45986

Re: Aripeka Angler's FS-18

Your build is beautiful. The glasswork is impeccable as usual. That is going to be some "surprise". Of course, knowing you and the really good person you are, I'm not surprised. Capeman, I've read the book. It really is a great depiction of the way Florida was. Like ya'll, my wife and I are "Cracker...
by cottontop
Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Dumb ?
Replies: 2
Views: 461

Re: Dumb ?

Thank you Jacques. Thank you for your reply. Reading between the lines I was afraid of this. John
by cottontop
Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Dumb ?
Replies: 2
Views: 461

Dumb ?

Wanted to check up on CL. Guess inactivity has dumbed me down, but where can I find "bilge"? Thought it used to be on this page. John
by cottontop
Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: Coming soon to you. FS14LS
Replies: 120
Views: 10561

Re: Coming soon to you. FS14LS

Haven't been on here often. Lots of other projects. Here at home, at mothers place, at daughters place, and with grandsons. Glad to hear Ken is better. Will keep him and his family in my daily prayers. Keeping you there to CL.