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by BrianC
Wed May 15, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: New Builder - Questions about plans and changes to inboard
Replies: 14
Views: 242

Re: New Builder - Questions about plans and changes to inboard

What about the Fast Launch 26 built as an open cockpit (no cabin) and downsized by 10% -- https://boatbuildercentral.com/wp/proddetail.php?prod=FL26 Even better, the Maia 24 built as an open cockpit -- https://boatbuildercentral.com/wp/proddetail.php?prod=MT24 With either of these, build the hull as...
by BrianC
Sun May 12, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 4242
Views: 222013

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

glossieblack wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 3:59 am
...a professional to do the final fairing and painting....
What tools does he use for the fairing? A few pictures of his process would be great. Thanks!
by BrianC
Thu May 09, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Forum Software & Site Bug Reports
Topic: New Boat Builder Central Website
Replies: 28
Views: 443

Re: New Boat Builder Central Website

Here is what the website looked like back in 1996:
https://web.archive.org/web/19961221165 ... ateau.com/
by BrianC
Sun May 05, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: building in a narrow space?
Replies: 20
Views: 264

Re: building in a narrow space?

But it looks like you have a pretty flat concrete surface to work on. Wouldn't tires under your strongback be lots easier? It is reasonably flat under the house but the driveway has a pretty significant slope. Thus, the only way wheels alone would work would be to use just 4 of them and that doesn'...
by BrianC
Sun May 05, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: building in a narrow space?
Replies: 20
Views: 264

Re: building in a narrow space?

Jaysen wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 6:27 pm
The bracing on port side shown midship forward will be a PITA....
Yeah, that bracing is why I need at least 6-7' of fore-aft translation along the track. I suppose that I could remove the bracing for the duration of the build --- I'm sure that would be a good idea! :help:
by BrianC
Sun May 05, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: building in a narrow space?
Replies: 20
Views: 264

Re: building in a narrow space?

Here is a dimensioned drawing and picture of the area - in addition to the track, I'll build a temporary cover to extend the covered area another 6' or so from the house.

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by BrianC
Sun May 05, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: building in a narrow space?
Replies: 20
Views: 264

building in a narrow space?

I'm starting a Panga 25 Cabin build next fall. I'll be using a kit so I can get the hull completed and flipped onto a trailer before the start of the 2020 hurricane season. The only covered building area I have is the concrete pad under the house which is on stilts ( see my SK14 build thread for pic...
by BrianC
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: SOBX Solo Flats Skiff SK14
Replies: 80
Views: 9799

Re: SOBX Solo Flats Skiff SK14

larryasmin@gmail.com wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:35 pm
What are those black blocks (I assume some sort of weight) holding the internal frame components in place?
Those are weights salvaged from an old weight lifting machine. The plastic covering keeps them from scratching or gouging the wood surface and they interlock so stacking them is easy.
by BrianC
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: Eastern NC SK-14
Replies: 80
Views: 1739

Re: Eastern NC SK-14

FWIW, I'm pretty sure this builder is in your neck of the woods and completed a SK-14...may be worth pm--ing him for additional advice. https://forums.bateau2.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=61727 That would be me - I'm in Cedar Point, NC (just east of Swansboro). You are welcome to come by and look at mi...
by BrianC
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Painting options Bogieman Myrtle Beach
Replies: 24
Views: 339

Re: AD16 Painting options Bogieman Myrtle Beach

Just read the following from the Fine Paints of Europe site referenced earlier: When painting...we recommend that the work be done in a garage or basement with a "wet floor”. The floor should be wet down with mop and bucket at least 24 hours prior to application of paint and kept wet throughout the ...