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by Davef
Wed Aug 13, 2003 8:19 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Question for OB15 builders...
Replies: 27
Views: 3101

For the self bailing issue, I didn't plan to make it self bailing per the plans. I will drain the cockpit into a bilge (located in the motor well) to be pumped out. I have a few pics of the bilge I created on my webpage. I also made the motor well depper to make up for the loss volume (for foam). I ...
by Davef
Tue Aug 12, 2003 1:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Question for OB15 builders...
Replies: 27
Views: 3101

After I set my sole, I looked at it and thought that widening it might be possible. Of course it was too late to do. After seeing how it came out, I don't think it will be a big deal. I did make a sketch to widen it and would be glad to send it to you. Of course it should be reviewed and approved by...
by Davef
Mon Aug 11, 2003 2:06 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: When buying tools....
Replies: 18
Views: 2841

The old saying of you get what you pay for definately applies here.
by Davef
Mon Aug 11, 2003 11:58 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: When buying tools....
Replies: 18
Views: 2841

I agrre totally. I bought a Dewalt palm sander when I started and could not tell you how many hours are on it. The thing is still working great after about 300 sanding pads.
by Davef
Mon Aug 11, 2003 7:39 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB15 1st PICTURES
Replies: 31
Views: 3831

Looks great, keep those pics coming.
by Davef
Mon Aug 11, 2003 7:37 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB15 webpage updated
Replies: 3
Views: 684

The inside is a little more tedious with the fitting of all the differnet panels. The sanding doesn't seem as legnthy though. It's is much more enjoyable probably because you can see prgress.
by Davef
Fri Aug 08, 2003 11:57 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB15 webpage updated
Replies: 3
Views: 684

OB15 webpage updated

Another update for those interested. Got the sole and cockpit pretty much done. Now its on to the seat and fore deck.

http://bellsouthpwp.net/o/b/ob15/
by Davef
Tue Aug 05, 2003 1:53 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: The beginning
Replies: 20
Views: 2804

Or you could just leave the lens cap on the camera.
by Davef
Fri Aug 01, 2003 2:56 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Plugger, Cgrisr, Davef
Replies: 22
Views: 2643

I used 3/8 ply & still had the dip also. Took a while to fair it but I got it real straight.
by Davef
Fri Aug 01, 2003 8:35 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Plugger, Cgrisr, Davef
Replies: 22
Views: 2643

You can do it the way you want. I cut a 1/2" notch about 18" back in the side panel so the two would meet flush and have a smooth joint. Overlapping it to the bow is how the plans show it. I didn't have a problem filleting & taping it.