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by Lon
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Maintaining panel gap
Replies: 22
Views: 759

Re: Maintaining panel gap

I always strive for this result-a Cracker Larry photo: Image
by Lon
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Little warm today
Replies: 10
Views: 353

Re: Little warm today

"Little warm today"
Us too. Thawing, dripping liquid snow. N of the 45th in MT.
by Lon
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Has anyone used truck bed liner paint on the hull inside?
Replies: 33
Views: 1217

Re: Has anyone used truck bed liner paint on the hull inside?

Yes, I'd guess heavy. My experience with 3 pickup commercially applied truck bed liners is that they seem to almost double the weight of the tailgate.
by Lon
Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS14 Bayou boat
Replies: 267
Views: 8879

Re: FS14 Bayou boat

Two minutes of thought says you're 100% correct. (Which is worth two cents and no more).
by Lon
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Free Plans and others
Topic: Free canoe Question.
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Re: Free canoe Question.

A scarf is weaker than a butt block and uses more plywood and requires more skill and work to do.
by Lon
Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: OK, another FS-14 question please
Replies: 2
Views: 267

OK, another FS-14 question please

I'm thinking about building a FS-14 with stick steering mounted on either the side of the middle seat or on a small console just ahead of the middle seat. Two questions: How is the throttle controlled using stick steering? Would a side mount create a significant weight distribution problem with my 2...
by Lon
Fri Mar 31, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Our 40 ft cruising cat for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 864

Re: Our 40 ft cruising cat for sale

FYI, link doesn't work for me, Evan.
Congrats on a successful voyage.
by Lon
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: My FL 14
Replies: 57
Views: 5095

Re: My FL 14

Some say sand can be abrasive to bare feet and bikini bottoms. Probably should experiment with sand density or thickness first.
I bought a small package cheap at Home Depot of a rubber granular additive for painted exterior stairways. Works good.
I can't find anything on this site.
by Lon
Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: I'm frustrated with wet-out
Replies: 30
Views: 2061

Re: I'm frustrated with wet-out

Click "How To's" in the above blue header and you get this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6BIr0Kq0Bs
by Lon
Sun Jul 03, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: Pacific NW FL12 Build
Replies: 31
Views: 4394

Re: Pacific NW FL12 Build

OK, sorry. Not to old to read, just to old to understand.