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by CatfishHunter
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Xf20
Replies: 288
Views: 19259

Re: Xf20

I thought i read on the plans: "5. Tab chines with 2 layers and stringers with 3 layers..." and to the bottom right of that it says 12oz 6" biaxle tape...

Either way mine got 3 layers of 12oz lol :lol: The plans seem a bit confusing.
by CatfishHunter
Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Xf20
Replies: 288
Views: 19259

Re: Xf20

Looking good. I'm currently about to glass the stringers in on my build today and then the rubrail. then I'm ready to mess with the layout. You said your using 6oz tape to glass in the stringers? I purchased the 12oz, planning on 3 layers on each side of stringer... What was your layout like on the ...
by CatfishHunter
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 301
Views: 34248

Re: XF 20 Build

The boat is looking good and nice catch. I see that pompano in there and Get jealous. I know there has got to be some up around where I live, but no one targets them at all. One of these days I‘m going to have to try to catch a few as they are one of my favorites. Thanks it was a fun day. He was st...
by CatfishHunter
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 301
Views: 34248

Re: XF 20 Build

I spent the weekend fishing with the family but found a little time to work on the boat. I finally got the transom knee's glued and filleted into place. Next step is to tape the knees and stringers into place. One of the knees needs a little fine tuning with the sander as it ended up a little higher...
by CatfishHunter
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 301
Views: 34248

Re: XF 20 Build

We put in a solid afternoon of work today and got the 2 layers of 12oz tape glassed into all the inside seams. I ran out of material before doing the stringers as they called for 3 layers of tape... I'll have to make an order for some more cloth and epoxy this week to knock out the stringers. I also...
by CatfishHunter
Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 301
Views: 34248

Re: XF 20 Build

I got everything filleted in and cleaned up ready to be tabbed in. If the weather holds out i'll get some of it done tomorrow...
by CatfishHunter
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS14 Wolf's build
Replies: 626
Views: 28517

Re: FS14 Wolf's build

cool build. I'll give it a more thorough read through in the a.m.!
by CatfishHunter
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 301
Views: 34248

Re: XF 20 Build

Cool deal AA I'll ask plenty im sure... do you have a picture of your hull before the sole and decks went in. I'd like to see the framework underneath on your boat... I made an order Sunday night from the website for some materials to finish up my fillets... It was here when i got home from work tod...
by CatfishHunter
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 301
Views: 34248

Re: XF 20 Build

nice boat! I plan on a very similar layout but intend to run a tiller and hope to shorten each deck by 1 ft to give my parties a little more leg room...
by CatfishHunter
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 301
Views: 34248

Re: XF 20 Build

If you get the chance look over Richard's Red Alert. It is one fine looking boat and has help up really well. I had three days to look it over all I wanted and found no flaws at all. Nobody will get the same chance with something I built :lol: I tried to look at the post but the pictures arnt showi...