SK14 build in NC

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BrianC
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Re: SK14 build in NC

Post by BrianC » Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:03 pm

A finishing nail hammered through a small block of wood makes a great spacer. Inserting these between the panels gives the gaps you need - the wood blocks (~1" square) holds the nail vertical in the gap.

That said, this isn't too important for a hull design for relatively low power engines.


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Re: SK14 build in NC

Post by Dougster » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:05 am

Looks OK to me. Once I had panels jammed up against each other too tight and just ran a saw down the joint, moving the zip ties as I went. The nail/wood block idea sounds better than my popsicle stick way. I'm always learning something new here.

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Re: SK14 build in NC

Post by cape_fisherman » Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:35 pm

Don't overthink it...you'll be fine I believe.

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