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by ks8
Fri Dec 19, 2003 11:18 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: GF-18 Fiberglassing the Interior
Replies: 5
Views: 898

Wood drying if you paint depends on paint system used

Timewalker wrote: I wouldn't, and here is why bedliner is a plasticised coating and once you nick it you get a spot where water can collect and if you happen to nick into the wood too you can say byebye to all the wood in that area.. at least with paint it will be scratched and not able to form a po...
by ks8
Fri Dec 19, 2003 4:40 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: System Three Topcoat (WR-LPU)
Replies: 11
Views: 1393

S3 colors and colormatching tidbits

Last I had checked, System Three stated that they would match any sample you gave them... but there was absolutely no chance of a refund or exchange... final sale, right or wrong. But I haven't checked in the last few weeks. Old intelligence. Take it for what its worth. There are three issues with c...
by ks8
Thu Dec 18, 2003 7:25 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Caravelle shift of mast one inch - effect on balance?
Replies: 7
Views: 1473

Pictures will say it best

But I do not yet know how to post them to Bateau. That long post was after three cups of tea. Coffee would have produced War and Peace. The quantity of content was to try to paint the picture that I am not yet able to upload. I'm trying to clean up some sketches to try and clarify the assembly order...
by ks8
Wed Dec 17, 2003 5:26 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Bateau2 is back
Replies: 6
Views: 731

Uploading pictures features?

From Bateau.com I see the link for a page to upload pictures. When I try it I am redirected to... www.amateurboatbuilding.com/uploads/upload.htm And get a 404 Page Not Found. If there is any other way to upload pictures I am ignorant of it and appreciate a little guidance from anyone who knows a cur...
by ks8
Wed Dec 17, 2003 4:22 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Bateau2 is back
Replies: 6
Views: 731

Zap photo or similar feature soon available to upload pics?

It would be nice to know when such a feature is available again, and where a tutorial and/or FAQ can be found on how to use it since I had never used the old feature and am completely ignorant of how it was used.

thanks,
ks
by ks8
Sun Dec 14, 2003 11:56 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Caravelle shift of mast one inch - effect on balance?
Replies: 7
Views: 1473

Battery position clarification for Caravelle

Thanks for the thought Leon. Your suggestion has its good points. I think mostly, that *crew* on this boat will be before the mast. Time will tell if this is a mistake. If a crew up front is handling the jib sheets, there will be blocks rigged to make that comfortable. I've made modification decisio...
by ks8
Thu Dec 11, 2003 6:16 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Shoal Draft "Cat" Boat?
Replies: 1
Views: 606

Some designs in Old Issues of The Rudder recently published

Since there has not been a reply on this yet, if you feel inspired, there has been a recent publishing of select compilations of articles from * The Rudder*. There are several designs of which you speak there and you may find several S&G treatments of those designs are already out there, once you ha...
by ks8
Thu Dec 11, 2003 12:14 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: SO-DU-IT started
Replies: 14
Views: 9531

I hope to see photos soon when Bateau2 is fully up again

I am building a Caravelle which should be completed next year near Fall season. You mentioned not having a digital camera yet. If you want to take MANY pictures during construction, a digital camera easily pays for itself quickly. I spent hundreds on processing, and then had to scan also. I finally ...
by ks8
Thu Dec 11, 2003 10:20 am
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Moonfish hits the web
Replies: 12
Views: 3798

More meaty content is certainly appreciated

I began scanning this board hoping to beef up my knowledge of the latest developments Jacques has on his plate, and I find many people out there are cutups... It can be tough to digest no matter how you slice it. So if you've got more info on this moo-fish, fork it over. I seem to be pining about th...
by ks8
Wed Dec 10, 2003 2:22 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Caravelle Jib sheet rigging question
Replies: 13
Views: 2693

Auxiliary for Caravelle?

I've almost completed the engine mounts for an aux for my Caravelle. Anyone know how much bouyancy foam I'll need to offset the weight of an old 442 with full Marine mods and a 20 gallon fuel tank? Think I'll be able to get up on plane with Mike's future Prop? Maybe with the help of the sails? Or wi...