Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

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Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by peter-curacao » Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:38 pm

Hi this is more an experiment as it is a build thread, it all started here.
The link above is more a reference for myself since I posted some drawings and stuff there, I call it a experiment since I'm not sure I'm going to succeed this one, but for sure I'm gonna try, if it turns out to be a fiasco please don't blame me for trying.
For the plans I don't have much more as a table of offsets and some brief descriptions, plans are certainly not as extensive as the Bateau.com plans we are used to, therefore all will be going at a slow pace, so please bear with me. :wink:

Was nesting the frames today, did the best I could, still I used way more wood as I thought I would or wood :P just enough or just not enough material left for the straight stringers, we will see. :?

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by Eric1 » Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:00 am

Heck of a Cool project! Looking forward to this Peter. 8)

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by danieloldhouse » Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:40 am

Something tells me you're missing boatbuilding... isnt'it? :roll:

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by BarraMan » Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:19 am

I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder - cause to me that boat is fugly! :doh:

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by peter-curacao » Thu Oct 13, 2016 2:25 pm

BarraMan wrote:I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder - cause to me that boat is fugly! :doh:
Yes and? happy to ventilate your opinion? did it make you cum in your pants? :P or what was the intention of your comment? Please don't bother to reply because I couldn't care less for your opinion. Thank you!
danieloldhouse wrote:Something tells me you're missing boatbuilding... isnt'it? :roll:
Ding ding you're a winner :lol:
Eric1 wrote:Heck of a Cool project! Looking forward to this Peter. 8)
Yes I also do think so, but again it would be slow progress.

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by BarraMan » Thu Oct 13, 2016 4:11 pm

Please don't bother to reply because I couldn't care less for your opinion.
Apologies Peter if my post caused offense - it was not intended to do so. My sense of humour can be a little different!

It was just an observation on my reaction to looking up the Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane.

My first thought on seeing your thread was "Cool!", but when I looked it up that changed to "Why?".

It reminds me of a canoe a mate and I built from an old motorcycle side car when we were kids.

I see that to be true to the original design you should install the motor with gear box attached - I guess that will give you 4 x forward and 1 x reverse gears! :D

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by danieloldhouse » Thu Oct 13, 2016 4:44 pm

danieloldhouse wrote:Something tells me you're missing boatbuilding... isnt'it? :roll:
Ding ding you're a winner :lol:
Now what leaves me bewildered is: what the hell Jacques must design to attract your desire to build? Your's is one of the most beautiful buildings I've seen on this forum. I use to show your videos to all that doubt about self building :D

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by peter-curacao » Thu Oct 13, 2016 5:40 pm

danieloldhouse wrote:what the hell Jacques must design to attract your desire to build?
Thank you Daniel, Jacques wrote in another forum that maybe he will design this boat in stitch and glue somewhere next year. Not saying that he needs my help but maybe with this build and thread I can help him by telling what obstacles I encounter.

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by cape man » Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:55 pm

Go Peter! Go!
The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before - Neil Gaiman

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Re: Bruce Crandall Flyer Hydroplane

Post by danieloldhouse » Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:50 am

I'll follow with great interest :wink:

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