FS14 Wolf's build

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Re: FS14 Wolf's build

Post by Capt UB » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:33 am

Mom's health comes first, Sister is going back home to Miami this week. Mom is finally able to do things for herself, walking, cooking and being MOM! She knows her heart attack hit us all! We all went to the spring this Sunday, did her good and my Sister... I got too much sun, I know better!

https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/De-Leon-Springs

I put my 32" tv in her bedroom, so I'm not able to watch tv...... no more wasting boat building time!!

Build on......


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Re: FS14 Wolf's build

Post by Marshall Moser » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:09 am

Capt UB,

Did you eliminate the 3" portion of the "middle seat" frames above the sole?

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Re: FS14 Wolf's build

Post by Capt UB » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:40 pm

Marshall Moser wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:09 am
Capt UB,

Did you eliminate the 3" portion of the "middle seat" frames above the sole?
Yes I did. BUT... I added extra frames under the floor, floor is glued to frames, floor is taped to hull, the hull is glassed outside from the keel to the top of the hull, gunwale (rub rail/inwales) is 1.50" thick (1/2 x 2 pine glued to inside of hull, 1/4 hull ply, 3/4 x 1.5 pine).

If I were to build another FS14, I would bring the middle seat frames (no bench seat) all the way up, not halfway up like some of the builds.

Also, I'm using a 9.8 4 stroke. This is a heaver build, not for large OB or speed.

I suck at fishing... so as long as I get there, I'm fine! ;)
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Re: FS14 Wolf's build

Post by 23mako » Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:17 pm

Capt UB wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:31 pm
23mako wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:07 am
Thank you very much for the info gentlemen. Makes a lot more sense now! Really looking forward to the final result Capt! :D
What type of boating do you do or looking to do?
I am looking for something like you are building to trailer around eastern NC to hit rivers, lakes, and limited inshore fishing. I have too many boats now but have always wanted to build my own. Really like your design.

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Re: FS14 Wolf's build

Post by OrangeQuest » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:17 pm

Capt. UB for some reason I thought you was putting in rib/frames after the sole was taped in?

Happy you spent time with your family over the weekend, looks like a great park.
You keep stalling on getting the fairing done and I'm going to catch up to you!! :D

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Re: FS14 Wolf's build

Post by Capt UB » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:28 pm

23mako wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:17 pm
Capt UB wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:31 pm
23mako wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:07 am
Thank you very much for the info gentlemen. Makes a lot more sense now! Really looking forward to the final result Capt! :D
What type of boating do you do or looking to do?
I am looking for something like you are building to trailer around eastern NC to hit rivers, lakes, and limited inshore fishing. I have too many boats now but have always wanted to build my own. Really like your design.

The hull design is not mine. I plan on building a C17 Classic 17 next year. Take a look at her at,
https://bateau.com/studyplans/C17_study.php?prod=C17
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Re: FS14 Wolf's build

Post by Capt UB » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:42 pm

OrangeQuest wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:17 pm
Capt. UB for some reason I thought you was putting in rib/frames after the sole was taped in?
I'm going by my years building sailboats, with the floor glued down, a few more frames/ribs, floor taped to hull, glassed the outside of hull completely (keel to top of hull), rubrail and inwale 1.5" thick.
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Re: FS14 Wolf's build

Post by OrangeQuest » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:15 am

Capt UB wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:40 pm

If I were to build another FS14, I would bring the middle seat frames (no bench seat) all the way up, not halfway up like some of the builds.
Your statement about the middle seat frames is the reason I asked about the ribs. I am guessing the seat frames would be trimmed down for the 3" so as to still walk through but still support the sides? Not doubting your build just asking questions so as to learn. (When I got my hull it came from Chris that also built a lot of sailboats). If I continued the build the way he started it may have weighed less than 150 pounds.

I was planning on adding the ribs/frames to mine after the sole and to give the gunwale support. But I will be using a 25HP and be expecting rougher service I am guessing.

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Re: FS14 Wolf's build

Post by Capt UB » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:20 am

From the top of the gunwale (hull plywood) to the floor (sole), there is no flex and is only 18" from under the inwale (1/2" thick x 2" tall pine board glued to the hull) to the floor (floor is glued to extra frames (with foam)) floor is above the chine taped to the hull (hull to plan has tape and cloth already there), outside of hull has full covering of fiberglass from keel to top of hull plywood. The rub rail (3/4"), hull (1/4") and inwale (1/2") make a very strong sheer/inwale clamp.

I could mount the OB on the side of the boat! JM designed a great hull. When I flipped it, I had only the rub rail (3/4") on it. We laid it on it's side by mistake..... I did not realize how strong the hull was at that time in the build!! I think she will not need the bench frames now.

BUT TIME WILL TELL, I WILL HAVE VIDEO AND PHOTOS OF HER COMING APART OR THE BIG ASS SMILE ON MY FACE WHEN I CATCH MY FIRST FISH ONE HER!!
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Re: FS14 Wolf's build

Post by OrangeQuest » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:56 am

Capt UB wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:20 am
BUT TIME WILL TELL, I WILL HAVE VIDEO AND PHOTOS OF HER COMING APART OR THE BIG ASS SMILE ON MY FACE WHEN I CATCH MY FIRST FISH ONE HER!!
Could have pictures of both, no need to decide which one you want right now, the fish or the boat coming apart. :D :D

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