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by Rmarsh
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 in the bayou
Replies: 331
Views: 12179

Re: C17 in the bayou

Salty... My console dimensions....picture is before i finished closing in the chase tube area with an access door. Total height 45"...... 40" from floor to top of steering wheel... 36" " high to throttle lever in neutral. Seat height on front of console is 16" high. Total width 26" .....at controls ...
by Rmarsh
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 in the bayou
Replies: 331
Views: 12179

Re: C17 in the bayou

[/quote]Hey wanted ti know if u had the measurements for your console how tall ,wide,long is it ? Trying to debate what size i want to go with
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Salty.....I'll check on those dimensions when I get back in my shop today.
by Rmarsh
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 in the bayou
Replies: 331
Views: 12179

Re: C17 in the bayou

Great job with the primer coat Salty! After all that fairing and sanding, finally seeing your hull primed and smooth, has got to feel good!
I look forward to seeing your bold color choice of citrus green with the black graphite bottom. Going to look "wicked pissa" (Boston slang for really nice)
by Rmarsh
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Crabby Patti2 C17
Replies: 109
Views: 5302

Re: Crabby Patti2 C17

Your hull looks very nice! Almost done?..... Surely you jest :? I didn't keep an accurate log on my build.....but pretty certain many more hours after the flip than before, but I think you are well aware. Your build is moving right along...very exciting to watch...thanks for posting your build. I am...
by Rmarsh
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Is my boat falling apart?
Replies: 25
Views: 954

Re: Is my boat falling apart?

I think...that with rough water, flexing of the hull puts stress on the gunwales. I believe the coaming, can act as a longitudinal beam to stiffen and strengthen the gunwales to prevent this, and I dont believe that 1/4" plywood is up to the task. I beefed up the coamings on my build, laminated two ...
by Rmarsh
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 in the bayou
Replies: 331
Views: 12179

Re: C17 in the bayou

Hull looks good Salty!.........A "little sanding" and you'll be ready for primer :wink: Actually its alot of sanding ...but i'm sure you know that. A good dual action sander, a few dozen 80 grit disks, and a flexible longboard, will reveal areas that may need more fairing compound, before priming. D...
by Rmarsh
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Question about eliminating the motor well
Replies: 44
Views: 1003

Re: Question about eliminating the motor well

Hi Jay....I added a swim step to my C17 to re-enter the boat. My wife is 63 and has had knee replacement surgery, no problem for her stepping from the swim platform onto the motorwell bottom and over frame E back into the cockpit. We use this swim step every time we go out and never had a problem......
by Rmarsh
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: OB 15
Replies: 174
Views: 5941

Re: OB 15

Your boat is looking great! I used the Interlux Perfection on my C17 and had good results too. After five seasons of use it is holding up very well. I added an Interlux non-skid compound to the same paint for the sole. Happy with how it prevents slipping yet not so aggressive that it holds dirt! Coo...
by Rmarsh
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS 17 - Raised Sheer
Replies: 252
Views: 16759

Re: FS 17 - Raised Sheer

Hi Joe: That 60 hp Suzuki will be just right ....plenty of power and economical to run. Dam outboards... cost as much or more than the hull in some cases! I went with a used but low hours 4 stroke Yamaha......but then found it needed carbs rebuilt :doh: Like your color scheme ...seen it on Eastern b...
by Rmarsh
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 design and building questions
Replies: 10
Views: 352

Re: C17 design and building questions

My fuel tank, under the seat in front of the console, is easily accessible. A latch inside the console releases the seat back and bottom. This set-up makes any work inside the console very easy. Tank has its own compartment, and has a sealed lid that is removable for full access to the tank. Your fu...