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by Lung Boy
Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:20 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: boat performance in tampa bay area
Replies: 17
Views: 3102

Self Aligning Jig System Tutorial

I was reviewing the 'Self Aligning Jig System' tutorial. In looking at the figure under "Check the diagnals as shown: ...". How do you measure the diagnals when a staight line would need to go through the stringers? It seems like this would be a problem on any vee bottom. :?:
by Lung Boy
Mon Jan 07, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Extreme Flats 20
Replies: 24
Views: 4302

I apologize for my previous post. Brainwashed is a bit much. I must have been listening to too much of the presidental primaries. What I meant to write was that anyone that tells you wood always rots might have that catch phrase, "no wood, no rot", stuck in their head like a bad song.
by Lung Boy
Sun Jan 06, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Extreme Flats 20
Replies: 24
Views: 4302

There a few things that fungi needs to rot wood. The main ones are moisture, oxygen and a suitable temperature. Eliminate any of the three and it is impossible for rot to occur. Wood encapsulated in a quality marine epoxy is waterproof and airproof. Rot can not occur. Anyone that tells you different...
by Lung Boy
Fri Jan 04, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: boat performance in tampa bay area
Replies: 17
Views: 3102

First step is done. I ordered the plans for the FS17. Thanks for your input. I'll start another thread for documenting progress and asking for help.
by Lung Boy
Tue Dec 25, 2007 2:23 pm
Forum: Forum Software & Site Bug Reports
Topic: missing "Questions before purchasing" category
Replies: 1
Views: 1256

missing "Questions before purchasing" category

I am not seeing the "Questions before purchasing" category in the forum index. Is anyone else having this problem?
by Lung Boy
Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:46 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: boat performance in tampa bay area
Replies: 17
Views: 3102

The FS17 is growing on me. It seems like it would be just big enough to handle Tampa Bay.
by Lung Boy
Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:23 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: boat performance in tampa bay area
Replies: 17
Views: 3102

Jim, Bob, Jasmine, Shine,

Thank you for your comments. As for a production boat, I am partial to the old aquasport or a 18' pathfinder.

My list has now expanded: FS17, PH18, OB19, PH22, PG22. I don't think I could go wrong with any of these. Now all I need to do is pick one.
by Lung Boy
Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: boat performance in tampa bay area
Replies: 17
Views: 3102

boat performance in tampa bay area

I am interested in building one of the bateau boats and was wondering if anyone would like to comment on the pros and cons of their boat's performance in the tampa bay area. Some of the boats that caught my eye are (in no particular order): OD18, PH18, PH22, PG22. I think I would try to build one of...