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by NoBucks
Mon Sep 22, 2003 5:56 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Free Canoe Building notes
Replies: 23
Views: 2930

I used almost two gallons of epoxy, but I glassed the entire bottom, so the bottom took a couple of coats of epoxy. I put a thwart(?) in the middle instead of the seat and typically plan to carry myself and one other person. My six-year-old son and I painted our canoe yesterday with Hunter Green lat...
by NoBucks
Tue Sep 16, 2003 2:35 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Bolger Micro, Long Micro, or the Vagabond Plus?
Replies: 9
Views: 5628

:wink: Actually, I'd probably compare it to the Vacationer, which comes out to something like 21'. :D Thanks for the comments Glen. I can appreciate the so-ugly-it's-cool thing, as I own a '68 Jeepster and I just sold my '79 IH Scout. The Jeepster's been called, "cute" but ugly, functional, and util...
by NoBucks
Tue Sep 16, 2003 6:14 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Bolger Micro, Long Micro, or the Vagabond Plus?
Replies: 9
Views: 5628

From what I gather, then, is that the hidden quality of the Micro is simply that it's heavy and can bash it's way through waves, weather, etc?

Joel
by NoBucks
Tue Sep 16, 2003 12:38 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Bolger Micro, Long Micro, or the Vagabond Plus?
Replies: 9
Views: 5628

Jacques, Thanks for the reply. I love your boat designs to the point that I haven't seen one that I don't like. The Down East Cruiser is my favorite. Someday... Anyway, right now expense is a big consideration. I'm assuming the Micro would be cheaper to build, although I do understand the resale val...
by NoBucks
Sun Sep 14, 2003 1:24 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Bolger Micro, Long Micro, or the Vagabond Plus?
Replies: 9
Views: 5628

Bolger Micro, Long Micro, or the Vagabond Plus?

I've built the cheap canoe and done some small boat sailing in a friend's boat, and I'm ready to build a bigger sailboat. Besides speed and looks, what're the advantages of the Vagabond over the Bolger Micro/Long Micro? Some info on what I plan to do with the boat: I live on Lake Superior (Marquette...