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by TW28RJ
Thu Dec 10, 2009 1:40 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: TW28 Luka
Replies: 243
Views: 49699

Re: TW28 Luka

Hey Rick,

How much did it cost and where were you able to pick it up?
by TW28RJ
Tue Dec 01, 2009 7:14 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: silicone bronze air staples or nails
Replies: 37
Views: 2565

Re: silicone bronze air staples or nails

You won't find staples in silicon bronze. They're made in SS and monel, but I don't believe in the size you're looking for. You can however find a large assortment of screws and nails in silicon bronze- however if I were you I would use screws. If you wanted to be slick dado the frames to accept the...
by TW28RJ
Sat Nov 14, 2009 5:50 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Ilker's TW28
Replies: 250
Views: 28226

Re: Ilker's TW28

Hey Ilker,

Nice job on the helm!! Well done -
by TW28RJ
Mon Nov 09, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project
Replies: 2384
Views: 235936

Re: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project

Hey Rick,

you had mentioned modifying your tw28 to 31 feet. Is that still the plan? If so I'm sure that you drawn something up and would love to see it..
by TW28RJ
Tue Oct 27, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: TW28 Luka
Replies: 243
Views: 49699

Re: TW28 Luka

Rick, Have you considered using an 8 degree down angle gear box instead. It looks like there is enough room for it. If so you could have the engine sitting almost perfectly level. You can use either a vetus bullflex or a federal flexible coupling with soft mounts to take out any vibration transmitte...
by TW28RJ
Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Ilker's TW28
Replies: 250
Views: 28226

Re: Ilker's TW28

Something looks different. Did you raise the height of the cabin? What other modifications did you make?
by TW28RJ
Fri Oct 16, 2009 11:08 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: TW28 Hydrostatic data
Replies: 5
Views: 653

Re: TW28 Hydrostatic data

That's not my intent, and thank you very much.
by TW28RJ
Fri Oct 16, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: TW28 Hydrostatic data
Replies: 5
Views: 653

Re: TW28 Hydrostatic data

You can email the information to me (johnsonr@bu.edu).. I do have similar information for a glen l design and a ted brewer design both downeast lobsters.. it's just an exercise for me while I wait for my building space to become available that's all.. if you don't want to provide it it's your call.
by TW28RJ
Fri Oct 16, 2009 10:07 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: TW28 Hydrostatic data
Replies: 5
Views: 653

TW28 Hydrostatic data

Is the hydrostatic data available for the TW28? All that's listed on the plans in LOA 28'2" PPI 920, the max beam and displacement light and full. The waterline length is not given, nor other hydrostatic data such as Centre of Buoyancy, Waterline Area, Block Coefficient, Prismatic Coefficient, etc. ...
by TW28RJ
Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:04 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project
Replies: 2384
Views: 235936

Re: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project

Good to see that you picked up and engine! What made you go with Yanmar? I thought that you were looking at a rebuilt perkins.