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by waytootall
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 17881

Re: New AD14 build

The outhaul problem is really just because it was just tied to the end of the boom for mow. I need a proper pulley and cleat. And the fact that the sail I have threaded through the mast groove using the rope on the sail, so I can't drop it easily. So, coming into the dock trying to reduce sail to pr...
by waytootall
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 17881

Re: New AD14 build

SPLASH! It has been a busy summer so it took me a lot longer than I expected to find a free day during the week when I could get the boat in the water for the first time. I wanted to do it on a weekday so the boat ramp wouldn't be crowded since I wasn't sure how well this would go. After many unfors...
by waytootall
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 17881

Re: New AD14 build

I haven't done much in a few weeks due to kids' activities, but I am now ready to put the boat in the water (as soon as I get a free day). My daughter painted on the name:

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by waytootall
Mon May 15, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 17881

Re: New AD14 build

Yes, the centerboard is in the trunk. It has been for a while actually. I have also installed all the rest of the ballast weights. I needed to know how the boat would sit on the trailer with everything in.
by waytootall
Sun May 14, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 17881

Re: New AD14 build

The last 2 weekends have been about the boat trailer. I ordered the kit from Harbor Freight tools and it has worked out OK. The kit is pretty good quality and went together well. http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/89357/IMG_1830.JPG Unfortunately the bunks and rollers won't work with the kee...
by waytootall
Mon May 01, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 17881

Re: New AD14 build

gonandkarl - Were you thinking of using the rubrail by Tessilmare like you mentioned (http://boatbuildercentral.com/proddetail.php?prod=TM_Rubrail) or the BP_1235_wht_roll you posted the info about? (http://boatbuildercentral.com/proddetail.php?prod=BP_1235_wht_roll) I don't see exactly how to insta...
by waytootall
Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 17881

Re: New AD14 build

Correct. I added all the internal structural elements. The rubber will work well for minor bumps. I also wasn't sure about bending a laminated strip to match the 3 dimensional curve of the hull/deck joint.
by waytootall
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 17881

Re: New AD14 build

I was planning to run the rubber strip along the entire length of the boat including the curved section along the deck/hull seam. I did not think of the strength aspect of the rubrail. How important is that?
by waytootall
Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 17881

Re: New AD14 build

Another thing I am working on is the rub rail and trim. I am experimenting with using 1/8 inch think 4 inch wide rubber strip to wrap over the curved edge. This serves two purposes - to guard the corner to prevent dings and to cover up the spots where the finish is not as good since the fiberglass t...
by waytootall
Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: New AD14 build
Replies: 215
Views: 17881

Re: New AD14 build

I got my sail! It isn't exactly the what is in the plans but it is a simple (inexpensive) start. I had to remove the slugs since they didn't fit the mast track but the bolt rope fits. I need to add a good bit of rigging but I will just do some simple things to try it out and figure out what I really...