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All stringers and transom knees now taped in. Not quite finished with the taping because I ran thru all the epoxy I had. Time to go back to my supplier. Hate to keep adding to my list of addictions but I guess is the nature of this beast called boat building. Happy Father’s Day to all
Next 2 stringers/transom knees set this morning. Plan on the next few days to get all the stringers taped in. Then will have to redirect towards moving to the “new” house. Probably be July or August before I get much more boat time
Got the frames cut today. Started on stringers Set the first two glued to the tunnel. Between trailer loads to move will fillet and tape these two. Then place two more along with the transom knees. Still anxious to get past all the structural part and get to the part of putting the lip stick on the ...
- Fri May 24, 2019 9:30 pm
- Forum: Power Boats
- Topic: Questions on Laying Wide Cloth Solo
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2 man job for me. Dougster rescued me for the second time. We did the fish side of the hull 8-10 weeks ago. 65 degrees? This past Tuesday 75-80 degrees. This is a 3 pass layup of 1708. The mother of all whores. Felt pretty cocky after the first 2 passes. Broke for lunch and nearly ate the weenie. Th...
With the able assistance of Dougster the interior today was lamenated with 1708. Glad to have that behind. Stringers and transom knees then finally making “my” boat. Getting closer!
- Tue May 14, 2019 1:03 pm
- Forum: Builder's Power Boats
- Topic: LM18 low sheer round chine
- Replies: 531
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Have been enjoying watching this. Next week I plan to put in the laminate of 1708 on the inside of my XF20. Then stringers snd finally get to decks and such. I need someone to tell me what material you folks are using for cleats, bracing etc. Pine? 1x2? 1x3? 2x4? Thanks all!
- Tue May 07, 2019 8:20 pm
- Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
- Topic: Anyone Fishing?
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Family wedding in Michigan 3 rd week of August. Want to do a fishing deal. Michigan is just a bit north and east of the state line here. Not much but still would appreciate advice and contacts. Wedding is in or near Grand Rapids. Float drift trip? Spark plug with stink bait? Guide recommendations an...