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by Corto Maltese
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: TW28 Luka
Replies: 233
Views: 37415

Re: TW28 Luka

Peter, thank you for the motivational report. TW28 on the sunny side of Alps is aproaching the final phase of build: sanding and fairing, wiring, windows.. The engine is mounted, also tanks, calorifer, everything under sole besides fuel and water lines, but it is not a big deal. Have to build cosy i...
by Corto Maltese
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Mike Smith's TW28 build
Replies: 144
Views: 4542

Re: Mike Smith's TW28 build

I would advice more kerfs:
viewtopic.php?f=12&t=39653#p304889
Dario
by Corto Maltese
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project
Replies: 2276
Views: 198127

Re: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project

OMG! All that white stuff! Is it legal in Canada ? :D
Wish you good boat building season start for 2019. It's warmer here on the sunny side of Alps, but I'm still under winter lazyness :oops: Have to buy some epoxy... waiting for €.
Cheers,
Dario
by Corto Maltese
Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: TW 28
Replies: 15
Views: 660

Re: TW 28

In a year I'm probably going to put my TW28 in water. Cutting the ply according the plans wasn't a big deal compared to endless sanding :D Looking back that was most enjoyable work and it didn't take as much time and effort. I don't understand how you'd mount that twine engines on the box keel of tw...
by Corto Maltese
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Project TW28
Replies: 445
Views: 42797

Re: Project TW28

http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/24893/normal_20180228_164503.jpg Thought I would get some work done this week and it snowed for the first time in 4 years. They are calling it the beast from the east. Scotland is cut off apparently from England, it still snowing here like a blizzard. This...
by Corto Maltese
Sat Oct 28, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: TW28 for Adriatic Sea
Replies: 46
Views: 7264

Re: TW28 for Adriatic Sea

Dear Karl, my build is slowely advancing; the bulkheads are fitted, the frame for sole is ready, brackets for water heater, two 120l diesel tanks, two 70l water tanks (the flexible 120l will be under the bed, also for weight) and are gued inside. I painted this section with bilge paint, drilled a ho...
by Corto Maltese
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 1122
Views: 63334

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

Congratulations dear neighbour!
Don't clean your workshop to much. A boutbuilders shop has to be messy :D
Cheers,
Dario
by Corto Maltese
Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: sealant for bronze exhaust
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Re: sealant for bronze exhaust

Tony,
thank you for your reply.
Yes, I'm going to use 5200 or something similar from Sika, which is easier to get on this side of Atlantic.
Cheers,
Dario
by Corto Maltese
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: sealant for bronze exhaust
Replies: 3
Views: 323

sealant for bronze exhaust

I'm building TW28 and have similar bronze exhaust: https://cdn1.bigcommerce.com/server4800/a43c6/products/518/images/1192/spartan_bronze_exhaust_flange_f304__58954.1410239091.250.250.jpg?c=2 Transom of TW28 is epoxy laminated from 4 layers of plywood and has at least 4 layers of fiberglass inside an...
by Corto Maltese
Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project
Replies: 2276
Views: 198127

Re: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project

OMG! Best wishes!
Cute boat builder (that on the right side of pic).