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by Deedaddy
Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:59 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS17
Replies: 31
Views: 5883

A cold molded carolina boat is an expert build and the fact that Jacques and Shine have 0 plans on the site for that method of building should be interpreted to mean, that style is more difficult, expensive, and requires more tools, making it less acheivable, to avereage Joe. That's not entirely th...
by Deedaddy
Tue Nov 13, 2007 9:07 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Tender
Replies: 13
Views: 1527

How many people per trip?
by Deedaddy
Mon Nov 12, 2007 4:22 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS17
Replies: 31
Views: 5883

If the CS23 had more bow flare and hawk, I would be building vs. my jig 24. ! This is what Shine was talking about. S&G could be done in foam or plywood. The only advantage to cold molded is the second layer would be very close to fair and wood sands easier than fairing compound. http://paysbs.com/...
by Deedaddy
Mon Nov 12, 2007 3:15 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS17
Replies: 31
Views: 5883

Those shapes could be built very easy from foam strip, or sheathed wood strip. Either method is easier than cold molding for an amateur. I agree with that. Having helped build several cold molded yachts 38' to 64' that cost 1.5 to 3.5 million and several S&G smaller boats I know both methods very w...
by Deedaddy
Sun Nov 11, 2007 9:21 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS17
Replies: 31
Views: 5883

:? Those boats are ... Not for the average Ralieghite(that's local term for inlanders that think they can drive the boat simply 'cause they can afford it). They are very sea worthy in the hand of the right captain. That little 18 will run proud, and fast, stable, and dry. in conditions where the se...
by Deedaddy
Sat Nov 10, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Fairing thickness?
Replies: 4
Views: 1045

My CX 25 has areas that took over 1/2" to change flats to curved.
by Deedaddy
Sat Nov 10, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: plans cx25
Replies: 6
Views: 1026

Anonymous wrote:OK, but the dimensions of motorwell is correct?
The plans I have are for a closed transom with a bracket. The designer will have to answer that one.
by Deedaddy
Fri Nov 09, 2007 4:14 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: plans cx25
Replies: 6
Views: 1026

Yes it was missing on my plans also. It is easy to figure. Use the figures on stations G and I...add them and divide by 2. You will get 15 11/16".
by Deedaddy
Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: Anybody in Indiana
Replies: 3
Views: 1186

That type of question could be answered if every builder would register free at Boat Builder Locator.

http://www.paysbs.com/cgi-bin/meeting1/index.cgi
by Deedaddy
Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:57 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS17
Replies: 31
Views: 5883

I used the same proportions as the CS23. http://paysbs.com/cpg1412/albums/userpics/normal_side.jpg But I do like this better. http://paysbs.com/cpg1412/albums/userpics/normal_side%7E0.jpg http://paysbs.com/cpg1412/albums/userpics/normal_top.jpg http://paysbs.com/cpg1412/albums/userpics/normal_bottom...