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by narfi
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 52
Views: 1095

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

Made the cutting templates and form blocks for the rest of the horizontal and elevator parts this weekend. Still waiting on the .016 :( Sent an email to Roger asking for more parts to make. Roughly 6hrs 20201026_064221.jpg Total time spent building: 17 hours Total Cost: $8276 Airplane + consumables ...
by narfi
Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 52
Views: 1095

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

Lots of stories of guys who built their own plane and few it for years, then when they got old chopped it up to prevent someone else from flying it when they died. Rutan really got the whole homebuilding composite planes popular and I really like his designs and the sci-fi romantic feel they bring. ...
by narfi
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 52
Views: 1095

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

Epoxied the separated peice back together as well as solid backing plates for the female peices. Cut them down to within a few mm of the specified OD so there shouldn't be any issue fitting inside any rib flanges now. My fear of strength seems unfounded, even cut down they seem pretty stout. Used my...
by narfi
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: The Plytanic 2.0 - FS17 Build
Replies: 687
Views: 91538

Re: The Plytanic 2.0 - FS17 Build

good to see you back at it!!!!
Good looking progress too.
by narfi
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 52
Views: 1095

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

I think I was asking too much of the little circle cutter attachment for the dremel. The plastic threads started giving and I ended up with wobbley holes with steps in them......... Made myself up a redneck circle cutter for my little handheld router (bigger router showed up and is mounted in the ta...
by narfi
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS19 (-5%) in GA
Replies: 410
Views: 67698

Re: FS19 (-5%) in GA

Looks nice!
by narfi
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 3233
Views: 176340

Re: Eric's C21

Hey Eric, was thinking about you today, hope all is going well and you are able to work on your boat a little.
by narfi
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 52
Views: 1095

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

Been busy in life and aluminum still hasn't arrived.(i have a couple sheets but the first parts Roger gave me to make are all .016 and I dont have that) Turned 41 yesterday, been yelling people im ready to start the second 1/3rd of my life now. Made it out to the tent yesterday for an hour and got m...
by narfi
Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Retiring and/or Snowbirding on the water
Replies: 38
Views: 660

Re: Retiring and/or Snowbirding on the water

I think there are some key take away’s when you look at the bigger boats built on here and other sites. 1. Life happens, so the time spent building must be effective. Ensuring that all the products, materials, etc are on hand when life gives you time is essential. 2. climate controlled building spa...
by narfi
Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Retiring and/or Snowbirding on the water
Replies: 38
Views: 660

Re: Retiring and/or Snowbirding on the water

Narfi, check out MJ Sailing's latest video on YouTube. They recently sold their Trisalu 37 sailboat, and are in the process of selecting a catamaran to build. Latest video was talking about a kit option from Vietnam, assembled from premolded components rather than foam cored flat panels like the ot...