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by Netpackrat
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: SK14 in TX
Replies: 38
Views: 12155

Re: SK14 in TX

Nicely done.
by Netpackrat
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Great Loop Trawler/Cruiser - Concept
Replies: 47
Views: 7262

Re: Great Loop Trawler/Cruiser - Concept

I love this stuff. A little personal punishment is good for the soul. I'd enter the R2AK or that one they have in Florida if I was 1/2 my age. I took my V10 rowing last weekend and between portage to the shore and a not very long trip in unchallenging conditions, I felt 85. I'm going to chalk it up...
by Netpackrat
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 1943
Views: 132028

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

[I was commenting on the use by Don. My thought for "it be time to stop" is more along the lines of drogue/sea-anchor and dropping sail. I know that seems excessive if you're just making a sandwich, but if you're heaving-to for that, there must be other things going on. That said, I'm thinking abou...
by Netpackrat
Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Systems 3 primer
Replies: 59
Views: 16662

Re: Systems 3 primer

HVLP turbine system is more expensive but never a worry about getting the air dry enough.
by Netpackrat
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:25 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: De25 build
Replies: 59
Views: 10465

Re: De25 build

Nice.
by Netpackrat
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:38 am
Forum: Builders' Tips, Tools, and Tricks of the trade
Topic: Check this out!
Replies: 2
Views: 1267

Re: Check this out!

I would be a little concerned about what would happen if that big scotchbrite wheel snagged an edge or a corner.
by Netpackrat
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: I wish there were plans....
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: I wish there were plans....

Personally I think a Volmer Sportsman powered by an IOF-240B would be a neat ride.
by Netpackrat
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: I wish there were plans....
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: I wish there were plans....

There's a number of amphibian plans out there but probably nothing that looks quite like that. A couple that come to mind are the Anderson Kingfisher and the Volmer Sportsman. The former uses Cub wings, while the latter uses Champ wings... Bet an A&P living in the bush wouldn't have too much trouble...
by Netpackrat
Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: D5, May 2020, Parkrat
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: D5, May 2020, Parkrat

Nice.
by Netpackrat
Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Woods Skoota 32DM
Replies: 1551
Views: 122071

Re: Woods Skoota 32DM

Dang, that looks really nice. The yard foreman is to be commended.