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- Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:09 am
- Forum: Power Boats
- Topic: OB15 "Shad Dart" First Boat Build-NC
- Replies: 71
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looking at my OB15 plans, i think what you're seeing is the line that is drawn on the nesting that shows where the side panel meets the bottom. this line is unnecessary. lay out your bottom panels per the dimensions on 107/6. This line you're referring to is shown on that sheet as well. this is not ...
- Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:56 pm
- Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
- Topic: Anyone Fishing?
- Replies: 4682
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Yes, that boat in the picture is very pretty but it will probably require cold molding. I have such a design on my list but I work very slowly lately and miss all my deadlines. It is a cold molded design. As that is how most of those boats are constructed these days. Of course, they used to be 100%...
https://www.saltboatworks.com/wp-content/uploads/CS-21-exterior-1.jpg This is a "Down East NC" style boat. Almost a dory. Very low deadrise at the transom. Nearly vertical stem. Lots of flare. I like the look of the flare too. I'll be following with interest. Be sure to post pics of your process.
- Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:06 pm
- Forum: Power Boats
- Topic: Question about OB 15 plans.
- Replies: 7
- Views: 396
If you're talking about discrepancies between the dimensions, can you site a specific example? Jacques will chime in, but his tolerance on the Imperial plans is probably around +/- 1/8". This is 3mm. Cutting by hand, this precision is unlikely. I'd use the metric plans to build my cut files. Compute...
- Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:42 pm
- Forum: Core Materials: Plywood, Foam core and Honeycomb
- Topic: spheretex core material
- Replies: 14
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so.... i searched in the syte of spheretex and they have there a lot of information and also a exemple of use in transoms that u can download... :roll: as anyone used it as a alternative to wood in transms?? I used corelite 26-28#. The density of the material is key. A low density material will cru...
Unless the boat will live in the water, you do not have to use antifouling paint. Topside paint will work below the waterline. A lot of builders here use a graphite/epoxy mix on the bottom for abrasion resistance.