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by Newt
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Cancer free
Replies: 12
Views: 530

Re: Cancer free

Congratulations Tom!

The older I get, the more I appreciate good health.

Newt
by Newt
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS-18 - "Bare Bones"
Replies: 1165
Views: 59093

Re: FS-18 - "Bare Bones"

I have found McMaster-Carr to be a very good source for fasteners of all kinds. https://www.mcmaster.com/#tee-nuts/=1b6a9fs

Newt
by Newt
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: sk14 with outboard and trolling motor
Replies: 29
Views: 1603

Re: sk14 with outboard and trolling motor

Look at the study plans for both. You will the FS14 has quite a bit more capacity.

Newt
by Newt
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Xf20
Replies: 288
Views: 21017

Re: Xf20

Freaknreakn wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:55 am
Guys,
I'm sorry the photos are not right side up. ON the preview it was correct :doh:
Thanks Jeff!
The first photos are correct, the following ones are side ways. Some nerd could probably explain this to us. :lol:

Newt
by Newt
Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS14 Bayou boat
Replies: 268
Views: 12041

Re: FS14 Bayou boat

Soap and water of acetone/MEK type stuff will work. I’d avoid goo-b-gone though. Just make sure you give lots of time for the water to dry before you “add” more to that was washed. If you think about it, the boat IS sealed. Epoxy is a water sealer. It’s the fairing compound that likely has micro ba...
by Newt
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: texasrds OD18 build mid-coast Texas
Replies: 207
Views: 25267

Re: texasrds OD18 build mid-coast Texas

In the long run a SS prop will pay for itself. It's more efficient and repairable. If you fish shallow water it will need repair. :D

Newt
by Newt
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Custom Camper build from Finished Nidacore Panels
Replies: 56
Views: 5496

Re: Custom Camper build from Finished Nidacore Panels

Custom Campers is probably copy righted. :D

Newt
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by Newt
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: How to clean wax off of a mold
Replies: 23
Views: 786

Re: How to clean wax off of a mold

In my much younger days my now BIL and I made black gunpowder. We could buy the materials at the local dime store. Then we got brave(stupid) and tried to make nitroglycerin. We were lucky and weren't successful. I had an Army Field Manual one time that gave the process for making nitro. I never tri...
by Newt
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: How to clean wax off of a mold
Replies: 23
Views: 786

Re: How to clean wax off of a mold

If you get this stuff on your hands you will know it. I'm not sensitive to anything, but that stuff... man it will make you question how much of a man you are if you don't protect yourself from direct contact. I think my body is fucked up, or my mom is from Mars and my dad is E.T. , worst reaction ...