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by das boot
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1030
Views: 53889

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

Wow glad to here you made it though that you were lucky I was woindering where you had gon to. Glad to see you back at it.
by das boot
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1030
Views: 53889

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

On my father in laws 18 foo Bruce Roberts boat he had it set uo so that he had to cables that ran the the back corners of the boat from the spreader bar on the mast he would hookup the stays on booth sids of the mast that would stop the mast falling off to either side and he has a come along from th...
by das boot
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 524
Views: 13959

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

That idea of a step is a good one I have slipped a few times getting in and out of the cabin. I have my battery on one side of the keel box and the port a potty on the other side so I do not have room I tend to use the top of the port a potty as a step but it is not very strong. I spend most of my t...
by das boot
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 524
Views: 13959

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

When I built my boat I placed my battery under the cabin floor just to the right of the keel box I built a box to hold it and glassed it the top is part of the cabin floor that lifts out to get at the battery. From there I ran the power wire up the aft cabin bulkhead to a switch panel mounted there ...
by das boot
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 524
Views: 13959

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

If you need more led just go to the local tire shop i got old wheel weights and melted them down that worked well
by das boot
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1030
Views: 53889

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

It will all work out fine looking good nice to see the smiles looking forward to seing it under sail
by das boot
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1030
Views: 53889

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

All of those small problems can be overcome one thing you need to watch for is as you come into the dock area in any kind of cross wind that high bow will get caught by the wind and can turn the boat once you loose speed you will work it out. So to this point you are happy with it?
by das boot
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1030
Views: 53889

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

How did your little motor work on that test run ?
by das boot
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1030
Views: 53889

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

When it comes to checking the rake on you mast this is how I did it I hung a plum bob from the aft top of my mast If I recall it should hang to around the center of the keel when the keel is down this also allowed me to check that my stays were set properly as that string on the plum bob should hang...
by das boot
Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 524
Views: 13959

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

Not that is a real good idea i wish I had doun that as it is hard to paint after wards