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by pee wee
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: PH18 in Midcoast Maine - Rusty Clouser
Replies: 17
Views: 293

Re: PH18 in Midcoast Maine - Rusty Clouser

When it comes time to stitch up the bow panels, you will appreciate being able to access the underside. Use plywood gussets to keep things square, but don't cover so much that you can't crawl under the hull; you may want to use pieces of pvc pipe under the zip ties to help align panels, or maybe app...
by pee wee
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: CS25 Adding side door
Replies: 9
Views: 222

Re: CS25 Adding side door

In the example shown in Peter's thread it looks like they used hinges from this company, possibly special made: https://www.soss.com/invisible-hinge-product-overview/ https://i1.wp.com/www.soss.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/23_420SSUS32_DSC_0771.jpg?resize=600%2C686&ssl=1 We toured the Frank Lloyd ...
by pee wee
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 3287
Views: 166802

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Ouch! Good thing you were there to take care of her, that could have been much worse happening alone. Sorry it happened at all, though.
by pee wee
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Puzzles Joints
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: Puzzles Joints

I haven't used the puzzle joints, but we've been told the joints with glue don't need tape- they'll hold until getting glassed over.
by pee wee
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: What is in a name?
Replies: 19
Views: 336

Re: What is in a name?

I built a little pram years back and decided the best name for her was Leviathan. Along the same line would have been Titanic, but that would have fit on the transom more easily!
by pee wee
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration
Replies: 28
Views: 321

Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration

You posted a link to the picture, what you want to do to get it into your post is right click and copy the image address, then click the picture icon and paste in the middle of that.


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by pee wee
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS14 Wolf's build
Replies: 532
Views: 15462

Re: FS14 Wolf's build

You must have bumped into it with something other than your elbow if you've got to grind and fair before you repaint.
by pee wee
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Mods to the oc17
Replies: 11
Views: 280

Re: Mods to the oc17

What are your uses for the boat going to be? I ask because the C17 & C19 are good sea-keeping boats and have a safe cockpit depth, reducing the sheer will impact both of those features. If you choose to do that, assemble the hull and bend battens along the proposed line until you are satisfied, then...
by pee wee
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: MF14 - Minnesota
Replies: 127
Views: 4608

Re: MF14 - Minnesota

Looks great, and light wind for your first outing sounds good.
by pee wee
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Good read, wish I had found this earlier..
Replies: 7
Views: 490

Re: Good read, wish I had found this earlier..

Another good read is this page from System3 with some good tips on using epoxy and fiberglassing:

https://www.systemthree.com/blogs/epoxy ... poxy-resin