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by zignman
Sat Oct 31, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Building the HB20 "Fog Bender"
Replies: 36
Views: 4458

Re: Building the HB20 "Fog Bender"

Congrats on your new build, I have really enjoyed building this boat. I will check out my pics for you. Send me your addy and I will forward them to you. Also don't be afraid to ask questions about how I went about my build. Zignman <warrenp@sonic.net>
by zignman
Tue Oct 06, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Building the HB20 "Fog Bender"
Replies: 36
Views: 4458

Re: Building the HB20 "Fog Bender"

Hey guys, I built my own bracket and I know I could lift the boat with it! The plans show how to build a bracket but didn't allow for tilting the motor, but my motor is a bit larger than normal. 55hp Homelite 1968 Bearcat 4 cycle. My bracket was made of scrap plywood and fiberglass and is bolted on ...
by zignman
Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Building the HB20 "Fog Bender"
Replies: 36
Views: 4458

Re: Building the HB20 "Fog Bender"

He he he... someone just left some beautiful lights out of a 60s van. I built oval boxes for them and they will be great. I keep putting off the splash down cause its so easy to work on it here at the shop. Seems it always needs another sculpture or something. Also waiting for the hydrolic steering ...
by zignman
Fri Jul 17, 2009 11:26 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Tumblehome on Nina
Replies: 461
Views: 38677

Re: Tumblehome on Nina

Spokaloo, that is a downrite great trick. I want to thank you, Zignman.
by zignman
Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:20 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: interior paint
Replies: 12
Views: 1133

Re: interior paint

I used grand banks beige for the cockpit in my sailboat and it really helped to stop the bright reflection problem. Zignman
by zignman
Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Tumblehome on Nina
Replies: 461
Views: 38677

Re: Tumblehome on Nina

Tumblehome, one of the first things I taught my new girlfriend! Zignman :D
by zignman
Sat Jun 27, 2009 10:03 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: HB20 pics
Replies: 13
Views: 2333

Re: HB20 pics

Hey thanks Old Salt, I have a Homelite 55 hp four cycle out board on it. This old fella in Shasta City rebuilds them. New valve seats and altenators etc. with a one year warranty. I bought two at $1,450.00 and they purr. Says I can troll two eight hr. days on less than 5 gal. Our parking lot is bein...
by zignman
Thu Jun 25, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: HB20 pics
Replies: 13
Views: 2333

Re: HB20 pics

Welcome aboard Stugpanzer, I need to download more pics as the progress of details is going along pretty good now that I'm over the general construction. Hope you are building a boat soon! Zignman
by zignman
Sat Dec 20, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Building the HB20 "Fog Bender"
Replies: 36
Views: 4458

By the way, I'm building the boat in front of my studio and the road to Bodega Bay is in the front of my studio. I can't tell you how many people stop and talk about the boat they have been watching become real, Boat builders really do make others dreams come true. I have people I never knew stop an...
by zignman
Sat Dec 20, 2008 9:24 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Building the HB20 "Fog Bender"
Replies: 36
Views: 4458

Ask away, its always fun to talk boats! Not looking for a genset, 12v seems to have all the versatility I need, plus some great lanterns for that soft warm glow that can't be duplicated. Of course it will have shorepower , the refer is 120v ac and propane for lots of ice etc. Hi-density foam carved ...