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    02-17-2019, 08:39 AM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Dave, I appreciate your comments and I do agree with you on many points. I like your little tender, great job. It looks like a Skylark 10 that I...
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    02-13-2019, 09:23 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    BOI Yes, you are correct. The plans for the two different versions of Norwegian prams, that I have, were designed with simple planks. If you look...
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    02-13-2019, 09:16 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Yes, I agree... I think that the bow was way to low... I raised the sheer up and made it flat. I wanted to add a small deck and locker in the bow,...
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    02-13-2019, 09:09 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    BOI, Thanks for the kind words... all good advice. I am still trying to get to the ideal design and building method. This design has been in the...
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    02-13-2019, 07:48 AM
    Yes, thanks... good input. something to think about. I'll look into cypress or cedar. I just thought what the heck, I have the wood... my wife is...
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    02-12-2019, 08:11 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Some have commented above that the round bilge is an issue and that this was too complicated a design. Therefore: I have designed the worse case...
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    02-12-2019, 07:45 PM
    Hey, Working on my Pa-Pram-Meters for my little pram build, and I have tons of clear straight maple on popular composite wood, 3"-5" wide 5/8"...
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    02-04-2019, 04:42 AM
    gondarman, Could you find out if he has any study plans available and post them or send contact info for Peter? Thanks,
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    02-03-2019, 09:50 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    I found the original boat plans from the very first post, the real parent hull... I believe that this is the exact parent hull that I was looking...
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    02-03-2019, 02:31 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    I believe that the difference here is that the SOF can be stripped down to it's basic shell for lifting (by an old man) up onto a dock or other boat...
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    02-03-2019, 10:33 AM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Getting ready to build the next model out of bass wood when it dawned on me that I would like to incorporate a few construction/design concepts...
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    01-30-2019, 08:05 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    That is some crazy thinking outside the box... I really did like the read, Thanks.
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    01-30-2019, 07:58 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Gartside 170 in Building / Repair
    Wow... Really like the gartside 17 that you built. Great job... I want one now! YOU ARE A CRAFTSMAN! I understand now why you are building the...
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    01-30-2019, 07:39 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    I understand... Great work. I am thinking along the same lines... I am not building a piece of furniture to be cherished but a working, useful and...
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    01-29-2019, 06:15 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Thanks... it nice to receive encouragement... I'm learning as I go. Next is to build the balsa wood model of this latest hull and check to see how it...
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    01-29-2019, 12:30 AM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    I'm just playing around with the stern. I was going to look at an open stern like a modern day racing sail, with the ability to climb into the boat...
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    01-29-2019, 12:26 AM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Nice, Job... Looks great. What are you going to do with it? (purpose)... How many hours to build? I like the trunk seat. Did you make a strongback...
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    01-28-2019, 06:11 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Latest Version of the design... I shortened it up as to keep below 10 feet. I cannot deal with the weight and length so this decision is done. ...
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    01-28-2019, 06:05 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Yeah, I like the design, but they do not have building plans, just patterns for a stitch and glue. Thanks, How do you use your passagemaker? what...
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    01-28-2019, 06:02 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    All, I'm uploading the original Model although this will not be built, it was my first attempt at the proportions.
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    01-27-2019, 04:27 AM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    I found the original parent hull: This is an idea of what I am working toward. Below are two designs overlaid on top of the parent hull.
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    01-26-2019, 09:34 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Hey All, I found the parent hull through another post on this site. I had been trying to find it for months. I should have looked on this site...
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    01-25-2019, 12:13 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Good points, thanks... will consider
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    01-25-2019, 12:12 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    I like the design and I think that you're in the ballpark of the capacity you want. Another inch of freeboard would still look OK to me. You...
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    01-25-2019, 12:09 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Very nice build... thanks for the comments. Post pics when finished or a link. Thanks again
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    01-25-2019, 12:08 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Thanks.. very good points. I like what you have to say and appreciate your input.
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    01-25-2019, 12:06 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    David, Thanks.. I do agree with you... very good points.
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    01-25-2019, 12:05 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    Thanks... See above... I spoke with CLC and cannot do a SOF. but they are nice.
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    01-25-2019, 12:03 PM
    bjdbowman replied to a thread Pram Perimeters in Designs / Plans
    I spoke with CLC and they only sell full size patterns and not real plans... So this is a no go. The small seams to be too small and the large is...
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    01-25-2019, 12:01 PM
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    thanks...I have seen this.
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