AR15 Denver

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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:54 pm

Thanks Jeff!


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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:00 pm

topwater wrote:
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:37 am
Nice looking set of sails are they Mylar :?: What did you get for head sails a code O and a screecher :? Red one looks like a spinnaker.
Hey Topwater. Sorry for the slow response, I was not ignoring your question. I don't actually know. I can't find my original order form so I had to reach out to the sail maker for your answer. Here is a close up of the sail itself tho to hold you over. :wink: Oh, and yes the red one is the spinnaker.
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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Bogieman » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:31 am

Wow! That's a neat looking sail. It looks fast!

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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:00 am

topwater wrote:
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:37 am
Nice looking set of sails are they Mylar :?: What did you get for head sails a code O and a screecher :? Red one looks like a spinnaker.
Hey Topwater, I heard back from the sailmaker and now I know something about my own boat that I did not know before. Thanks for the question!

The sails are made from Contender Sailcloth's ZZP06 Black Polyester Racing Laminate.

The Red Spinnaker is made from Challenge Sailcloth's Fibermax Spinnaker Nylon .75oz.
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Re: Oars for the AR15

Post by Biney777 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:23 am

I spent all morning today vacumming up Sawdust and all afternoon making more!

I ripped the salvage douglas fir 12' 2x12 into square strips today. It took some doing to make space in my basement for the 24' open area I needed. And the first few cuts were a bear. It was one big chunk of straight grained clear wood tho. A forklift driver did me a huge favor!
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Half done and 2nd time it tripped the breaker!
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Douglas Fir 2x12x12'
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Re: Cradle for the AR15

Post by Biney777 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:32 am

I slapped together a cradle/stand for the AR15 today. I needed to make it more mobile and I was really tired of running my knees into the ends of the sawhorses I have been using. I still need to get some casters/wheels for it from HF tomorrow morning tho. Wasn't planning on casters but I might as well do it right before I put the boat on it. I just used the dimensions from the frame specs.
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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Bogieman » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:12 am

Man you've been busy! The shop, boat and rub rail pieces look great!

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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:03 am

Thanks Bogie!
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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:16 am

I think I have the retractable bowsprit figured out! Well not so much figured out as, I finally found somebody willing to talk slow enough for me to understand. A great big shout out and Thank You to the guys over at Dwyer Mast and Rigging!!!

It was a busy weekend, but I managed to get a couple coats of epoxy fairing material on the transom.
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2nd fill coat. Hopefully just fairing left, before I cut holes for 2 access ports and 2 drainage holes.
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1st coat w/ rough idea of what the rudder support will look like. Maybe...
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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Bogieman » Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:12 am

That's some good progress! The boat is looking great too.

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