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by Eric1
Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: OB 15 Fiberglass for 3/8" plywood
Replies: 4
Views: 184

Re: OB 15 Fiberglass for 3/8" plywood

These type of designs require the glass work. The strength comes from the glass not the wood.
This is why you don't have to have precise joints and a crap load of screws, wood etc.
Monocoupe is much stronger than wood on frame construction. It is also MUCH lighter!
by Eric1
Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Xf20
Replies: 288
Views: 16106

Re: Xf20

Man what a ride! I've missed a lot. You've done a Beautiful job!!!
by Eric1
Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread
Replies: 1108
Views: 47645

Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Narfi your boat is looking great! :)
Sorry for the lack of encouragement, I'm just going through a bunch of stuff right now.
Love to you and the Family.
by Eric1
Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Question for Jacques_Stringer encapsulation
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Question for Jacques_Stringer encapsulation

I am currently installing cleats on the frames and stringers. All have three coats of epoxy rolled on, however my situation has changed. I will no longer be able to store my boat inside. Should I apply a layer of 4-6 oz. woven to the surfaces not covered by the 12 oz tape? This is the last chance I'...
by Eric1
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 2952
Views: 114063

Re: Eric's C21

Thank you Daniel. I never thought my build thread would inspire. I hoped it would just document the journey as others could avoid my errors. :) You are correct about moving forward though. Life has to be lived like a river. Rivers never flow backwards. I like the river, will move forward no matter t...
by Eric1
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 2952
Views: 114063

Re: Eric's C21

MikeyGnz wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:15 pm
Great to see you back on the boat. I found your thread one morning and read all 200&something pages in 1 day. Almost cried at the end of the day when i saw it may go to someone else unfinished.
Thanks friend. :)
by Eric1
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 2952
Views: 114063

Re: Eric's C21

Capt UB wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:52 pm
Looking good.
Thank Capt.
by Eric1
Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 2952
Views: 114063

Re: Eric's C21

Frame cleats are installed and Leveled! :D I was surprised how much goes into to this. The back of my legs are sore from all the time I've not been working in the boat. :lol: Aft: http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/88594/framecleats2.jpg Forward: http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/88...
by Eric1
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine
Replies: 129
Views: 9075

Re: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine

Looking good brother!
by Eric1
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 2952
Views: 114063

Re: Eric's C21

Jeff wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:39 pm
Nothing lost in talking with them!!! Wishing you the best with the meeting!! Jeff
Thanks Buddy.