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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...
- Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:43 am
- Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
- Topic: OD18 Opinions
- Replies: 16
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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...
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...
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...
- Sun May 21, 2017 4:20 pm
- Forum: Builder's Power Boats
- Topic: FS-18 - "Bare Bones"
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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...
- Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:36 pm
- Forum: Small Boats
- Topic: Coming soon to you. FS14LS
- Replies: 120
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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.