OB 15

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Re: OB 15

Post by Rtorres2411 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:39 pm

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It shines😃

Looks great!

How do you keep your floor so shiny? As you saw my carport, you can see the boat outlines on the floor, 4 so far!

Keep up the great work.
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I had the floor covered when I was using the epoxy, but I found epoxy doesn’t stick to the tiles an using a scraper it cleans easily.
I didn’t take notice of your carport as I was looking at SandPiper, it looks proud even under cover.
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Re: OB 15

Post by Rtorres2411 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:49 pm

Today I, well with the help of my wife and son, got the OB flipped. What an accomplishment, it looks way different right side up. Looking forward to starting the inside.
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This boat is so light.
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Sitting on the lawn. Hard aground
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My son ready with his fishing pole, the first one aboard.
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Re: OB 15

Post by OrangeQuest » Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:54 pm

It is looking good right side up!
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Re: OB 15

Post by DAYTRIP » Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:57 pm

Congrats! What a great feeling. Your son looks happy and proud! I looked back at the launch pics of my ob15 the other day. Thirteen years later it still makes me smile. ENJOY the moment. Nice work, Jim

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Re: OB 15

Post by Fuzz » Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:38 pm

Dang that is a good looking skiff :D

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Re: OB 15

Post by Rtorres2411 » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:44 am

Thanks for all the compliments.

I was looking at a 50hp that is at a good price, but after lifting the OB and finding how light it is 50 is alot. I doubt with the bulkheads, floorboards decks and console it will add much weigh. Now thinking a 30hp would do.
Daytrip what hp did you put on your OB?

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Re: OB 15

Post by Capt UB » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:39 am

Good job!
Flipping just like it was a burger ! 🍔🍔
Are you sure that's a 15 ft. boat! :wink: :wink:
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Re: OB 15

Post by Bogieman » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:09 pm

Very nice!

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Re: OB 15

Post by Capt UB » Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:40 pm

Rtorres2411 wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:44 am
Thanks for all the compliments.

I was looking at a 50hp that is at a good price, but after lifting the OB and finding how light it is 50 is alot. I doubt with the bulkheads, floorboards decks and console it will add much weigh. Now thinking a 30hp would do.
Daytrip what hp did you put on your OB?

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We designed the biggest boat possible using 4 sheets of plywood for the hull. A 15 hp outboard is sufficient to get her out of the hole with one person on board but a 25 hp is the ideal engine.
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Re: OB 15

Post by Rtorres2411 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:49 pm

I’m going to power with a 25hp or 30hp. Already looking for a engine. I like the Suzuki, they seem to be the lightest and cheaper :D. 20 to 30 hp are hard to find in the used market.

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