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by OrangeQuest
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS14- Bayou City Boat
Replies: 306
Views: 7667

Re: FS14- Bayou City Boat

Order the next set of plans in metric and you will have it made. The plans for the FS14 came with both! But I have only been using the US version. :) But yes, I find the measurements easier to transfer when using metric. For some reason trying to remember fractions twists the numbers around in my h...
by OrangeQuest
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS14- Bayou City Boat
Replies: 306
Views: 7667

Re: FS14- Bayou City Boat

Nice work O.Q.!!! 8) Thanks! Made two more, two out of three is not bad. :? The two good ones will work for nearest the drain and power nozzle. I have a piece of 8" PVC may try that soon. This may sound crazy to some, others will think why I didn't do it sooner. I have a steel 18" ruler. I use it t...
by OrangeQuest
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 373
Views: 8256

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

Bogie it is looking good! I think I see what looks like an air bubble, and it's a little green! Where is the frog? 8O 8O :lol: When I was married and had a big back yard I build a compost just like that. You have to keep it watered or it will dry out. I took one side off to give access to flip and t...
by OrangeQuest
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 373
Views: 8256

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

I'm big on "some alone time" but I'm not sure I'm in for ~300 days of it. I haven't read the rules completely, but I'm wondering if you can take a dog or other pet to at least add some level of external contact. That is often a way to help mitigate the loneliness. Maybe take a volleyball, they are ...
by OrangeQuest
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 2242
Views: 66302

Re: Eric's C21

Looking good! Just think of all the sanding you can do to get ready for the stringers. :D
by OrangeQuest
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread
Replies: 402
Views: 10258

Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Drop the stringers in picture and using the formers to hold them in place glue them down and fillet them, picture then glass tape them in place. picture Then use the formers as templates for bulkheads and drop them in, glue, fillet and tape. picture Then attach the floor supports to all the stringe...
by OrangeQuest
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS14- Bayou City Boat
Replies: 306
Views: 7667

Re: FS14- Bayou City Boat

Playing with expanding foam: 90 degree corner made from scrap and boxed in. Lined with flexible cutting board plastic. 3" PVC pipe with cutting board plastic taped to it. Then taped 3.25 FG cloth to it and laid a small sheet in the corner box. Added 24 grams (12g "A" and 12g "B"). Poured into corner...
by OrangeQuest
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: fs14_ls in the midwest
Replies: 17
Views: 386

Re: fs14_ls in the midwest

If you go outside to "play" you will get rained on. Which means the way your hatch is designed the water will roll of the hatch and drain into the gutter. After the gutter is full where does it go? If water gets in the gutter at all how do you get it back out. If no drains then why the gutter? Build...
by OrangeQuest
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS14- Bayou City Boat
Replies: 306
Views: 7667

Re: FS14- Bayou City Boat

Main battery switch turns on auto/float for bilge, override on panel 2 way on or off. Some panels have a circuit for the all-round/anchor light and nav (bow). I'll dig out the one I'm using and get model # maker. Not sure I will use a disconnect/battery isolation switch or not. With the Suzuki able...
by OrangeQuest
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: RB14 by Kyla (with a little help from dad)
Replies: 491
Views: 8602

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

Thank you for the update! Beautiful boat and looks at home on the water. Hope you get the RB18 build started soon.