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by Browndog
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Knoxville Jay’s C17 Build
Replies: 88
Views: 1795

Re: Knoxville Jay’s C17 Build

Now comes the first of many sanding opportunities!
by Browndog
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Knoxville Jay’s C17 Build
Replies: 88
Views: 1795

Re: Knoxville Jay’s C17 Build

Looks really good so far!
by Browndog
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread
Replies: 477
Views: 12463

Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Looking good!
by Browndog
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: LM18 in Perry, GA
Replies: 83
Views: 1857

Re: LM18 in Perry, GA

Good job. Lots of progress in a short time. Way to go.
by Browndog
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS18 Build- "Insufficient Funds"
Replies: 23
Views: 745

Re: FS18 Build- "Insufficient Funds"

Looks like you guys are off to a great start. Keep it up!
by Browndog
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: LM18 small side console
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: LM18 small side console

That would work!
by Browndog
Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Phantom test ride
Replies: 5
Views: 237

Re: Phantom test ride

A different boat, but I have a FS19 that I would be happy to give you a ride in. I live in Coastal Georgia 40 miles South of Savannah, but will be bringing the boat to Crystal River, FL the weekend of July 21-22 scalloping.
by Browndog
Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS 19 build
Replies: 1019
Views: 32901

Re: FS 19 build

Got the water in the gas issue fixed and the new propeller with higher pitch installed. The boat is running great! Yesterday my friend Lou and I ran the boat with 2/3 of a gas tank. 6 rods and reels, three bags of ice and a cooler full of beer, soda and water, lunch and snacks. The rear scuppers are...
by Browndog
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: LM18 build in DeLand
Replies: 44
Views: 1203

Re: LM18 Wolf's Build

To get a smooth finish on the epoxy with “poorman’s peel ply” the plastic has to be thick enough not to wrinkle up like most kitchen plastic wraps do. The plastic wrap is fine for a non stick surface, but the wrinkles are left behind in the epoxy surface when the epoxy hardens and in many cases crea...
by Browndog
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS 19 build
Replies: 1019
Views: 32901

Re: FS 19 build

Ran the boat today finally to get some performance numbers from the motor and propeller in the new configuration without jackplate. Full gas tank, otherwise lightly loaded with just myself and the dog onboard. The numbers are from my best recollection as I didn’t have a pen or paper on board, but wr...