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    05-11-2018, 08:42 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    The plan evolved a little but I like the way it turned out, and it seems very strong - First, the inner backing timber, glued to the strake,...
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    05-11-2018, 08:29 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thanks for that! I appreciate you following along and commenting.
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    05-09-2018, 08:30 AM
    I like the idea of the brass strip on the bilge keels (I think that is what they are called....) Really cool.
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    05-08-2018, 09:25 AM
    Very nice! welcome to the forum! It is always good to see another Vivier-designed boat being built, and yours looks great. I will be interested to...
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    05-04-2018, 11:25 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Below is a shot of the chain plate sitting in the mortice. I think I will mount them in the following manner: 1) one screw or bolt will go through...
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    05-04-2018, 11:10 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Take a deep breath and stay calm.....it's time to chop two holes in the deck (cue ominous organ music)..... The chainplates for the mast are the...
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    05-01-2018, 01:55 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thanks Wayne. Beg Meil's plan describes a beam of 1.7 meters, which is 67 inches. I measured mine and at the beam, including rub rails, it was 68...
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    04-29-2018, 03:37 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thank you gentlemen for following along. Of course, being my build, I see every defect, every mistake where I should have used a different...
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    04-28-2018, 12:08 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    I cut down the port side coaming today and swiped the block plane on them for a bit... Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr and, started to mess...
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    04-26-2018, 07:31 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thanks Ken. I appreciate you following along and those kind words. The tiller was made out of my last treasured piece of pomelle sapele. ...
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    04-26-2018, 02:54 PM
    Now I am looking forward to that article! Thanks for posting this picture, Jay, very interesting.
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    04-26-2018, 01:05 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thank you sir! Thanks for following along.
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    04-26-2018, 11:53 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    I also got moving on the centerboard. Remember this from way back when? Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr Well, I finally wire-wheeled and sanded...
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    04-26-2018, 11:40 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    I took the plunge and finally trimmed the coaming. When building it there wasn't a ton of guidance on the exact shape (literally the one item that...
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    04-24-2018, 11:00 PM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Hi Wayne - thanks for those kind words. I am glad you have enjoyed the thread, and I highly recommend Vivier's boats. The length on my cockpit...
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    04-23-2018, 11:25 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thanks for that! It always means a lot when other builders like you, Mike, and Gary - with spectacular builds of your own - comment; I really...
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    04-23-2018, 07:45 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread An Ilur in R.I. in Building / Repair
    Not sure if I recall correctly the other Ilur builds, do those compartments made by the longitudinal bulkheads get a top and filled with foam for...
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    04-23-2018, 07:41 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Thanks guys, I appreciate you following along and commenting! I have seen a few oiled douglas fir decks and they do look awesome right after that...
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    04-22-2018, 11:20 AM
    JasonD replied to a thread Florida Beg-Meil in Building / Repair
    Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr Untitled by Jason D, on Flickr Getting there....just a bit more of the...
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