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by glossieblack
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: MI12 Launch, and a rowing geometry question
Replies: 14
Views: 180

Re: MI12 Launch, and a rowing geometry question

The top of the seat needs to be about 7" lower than the oars when horizontal, perhaps a tad more for 6'+ rall rowers.
by glossieblack
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 4831
Views: 305364

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Thanks Fuzz. :D She'll look better in a couple of days times when her topsides have been cut, waxed and polished. And by then I'll be a few degrees sorer. :wink: Today was Autoprop grease and preparation for Prop Speed day. For the past twelve years, preparing the prop, shaft and strut for Prop Spee...
by glossieblack
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 4831
Views: 305364

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Painting would be bad enough but sanding the bottom of a 44 foot boat :help: When you are done with this part I say the body needs a break :wink: Words of wisdom Fuzz. We're of to the Boat Works restaurant for a long Sunday lunch after I got the second coat of antifouling on this morning. :D http:/...
by glossieblack
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 3036
Views: 131642

Re: Eric's C21

Hey Fallguy, both Eric's and your builds are A1 first class sensational. Don't forget you're building two boats. :wink:
by glossieblack
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine
Replies: 151
Views: 15633

Re: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine

Poured the tinted resin into the Flats Stalker logo. I used some blue, white, and a good amount of silver. The silver will show when it hits the sunlight. Next is a some sanding and a layer of clear epoxy. Once this is done, I can go forward with installing the frames. -Reid FS18 logo color.jpg :D ...
by glossieblack
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 4831
Views: 305364

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Thanks Eric, Jeff and Fuzz. Great Sandy got hauled out at the optional DIY boat servicing yard The Boat Works on the Gold Coast (Lat 27.52.1468 S, Lng 153.20.0871 E), yesterday morning . I spent yesterday afternoon wet sanding Great Sandy's bottom in preparation for anti fouling. Then I spent much o...
by glossieblack
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 3036
Views: 131642

Re: Eric's C21

:D :D :D
by glossieblack
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 4831
Views: 305364

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Over the past few days we've been slowly making our way south down the inland waterway between Moreten Bay and the Gold Coast, shown in the pic below. At scenic stops along the way, we've been working our way through a list of necessary maintenance work in preparation for Great Sandy being hauled ou...
by glossieblack
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:53 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 4831
Views: 305364

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Ahhhh Michael - I’m sorely tempted to drive down to join you for seafood dinners at Iluka or Yamba .......... or both! :D ..... Perhaps when GS is on her way north again! :lol: Now that would be about a 2 day lunch, 2 day lunch to dinner continuum, 2 morning hangover we must do event! :D Are you gu...
by glossieblack
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Topwaters NV23
Replies: 495
Views: 62659

Re: Topwaters NV23

John, In recent times, in a number of threads, you've mentioned a next boat. I'm sure many of us hope you'll take us on another topwater build adventure. Michael.