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by narfi
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Alan's C17
Replies: 74
Views: 1284

Re: Alan's C17

Well thanks for the rabbit trail I fell down looking at all the C17 builds :P It looks like they have been built both ways, but it seems that it is intended to be built the way you have itset up now. (wide panel on the bottom with the narrower panel overlapping it from the top). I think it looks bet...
by narfi
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Alan's C17
Replies: 74
Views: 1284

Re: Alan's C17

I found someone else with your same problem, Discussion starting here, https://forums.bateau2.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=62019&start=30 Jacquies comments that he found the lables of upper and lower chines were misslabled backwards, but that the shorter one is the bottom and the long one is the top........
by narfi
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Alan's C17
Replies: 74
Views: 1284

Re: Alan's C17

I dont have the C17 plans, but does this picture from his thread help any? http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/12964/DSC_2996%20uppers%20screwed%20in%20600x400.jpg Located in his thread here, https://forums.bateau2.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=8023&start=70 The bottom chine panel you have on now,...
by narfi
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Alan's C17
Replies: 74
Views: 1284

Re: Alan's C17

the bottom of the bottom chine panel should be the same length as the outer edge of the bottom hull panels, the bottom of the upper chine panels should be the same length as the top of the bottom chine panels. It is the old magic mind trick of curved pieces fitting inside each other makes the inner ...
by narfi
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread
Replies: 213
Views: 4373

Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Bought a lightly used table saw from a buddy and set it up in the tent. I don't think my extention cord is big enough, it doesn't seem to wind up very fast and bogs down easy on just a 2x4. I also discovered a missing tooth, so need to buy a new blade for it. I did manage to cut a couple triangles t...
by narfi
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 1795
Views: 52197

Re: Eric's C21

Eric1 wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:58 pm
I'm thinking it all over.
That is one powerful mind!
by narfi
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: The Plytanic 2.0 - FS17 Build
Replies: 163
Views: 3327

Re: The Plytanic 2.0 - FS17 Build

Any progress on your chines?
I was hoping to start cutting some trial triangles this weekend but wasn't able to make the time.(energy)
by narfi
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: RB14 by Kyla (with a little help from dad)
Replies: 470
Views: 6500

Re: RB14 by Kyla (with a little help from dad)

Wow! It looks great!
by narfi
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Systems 3 yacht primer
Replies: 8
Views: 104

Re: Systems 3 yacht primer

jacquesmm wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:01 pm
My remarks about several coats a day applies to Florida. In colder climates, it will probably be one coat per day.
I was running heaters in an attempt to keep it above 80f
by narfi
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Systems 3 yacht primer
Replies: 8
Views: 104

Re: Systems 3 yacht primer

This discussion comes up frequently. S3 says it is cured if none comes off on a licked finger, about a day. That was good enough for me and I've had no problems. I went against the crowd here when I painted my canoe using the wet finger test. (I painted much sooner after priming than some thought I...