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  1. Thread: Chimney leak

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    It was dripping from above onto the stove. Still...

    It was dripping from above onto the stove. Still need to fix the rust spots.
  2. Thread: Oops

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    Nothing even noticeable, I was going pretty slow...

    Nothing even noticeable, I was going pretty slow and had just driven her two hours in the dark and was too tired but wanted her off the street.
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    First quote came in at almost 3k so thinking a...

    First quote came in at almost 3k so thinking a boom tent for now lol
  4. Thread: Deks Olje

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    Decided to try out d.2 so refinishing the d.1....

    Decided to try out d.2 so refinishing the d.1. Now….looks lovely https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221226/dee36f0c9dcd7d6b0facf0f855ce5f09.jpg...
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    Boat cover for moored...

    Anyone know companies in the Seattle area that make covers? Gonna be tough to get one done myself anytime in the next 3-4 months so figured I would look around for outsourcing that work since I...
  6. Thread: Deks Olje

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    Re: Deks Olje

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  7. Thread: Deks Olje

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    Re: Deks Olje

    After some research I'm not too sure I want to keep the stuff, I might give it a sanding to see how easy it is to remove. I think the seats are made of teak but I'm not 100%. I need to refinish...
  8. Thread: Chimney leak

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    Re: Chimney leak

    Update: I do think it was condensation, I ended up awake at 2 am due to kids and went out one night to check on things and there was condensation all over as it got below freezing. My assumption was...
  9. Thread: Deks Olje

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    Re: Deks Olje

    Yeah I didn't do them originally simply put on some maintenance coats in summer. Didn't expect it to fail so quick. I'll take them in the garage for a sanding and try a lot more coats this time I...
  10. Thread: Chimney leak

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    Re: Chimney leak

    Hmm well I had that hatch closed so maybe airflow is bad. I will give that a try and see if it continues
  11. Thread: Chimney leak

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    Re: Chimney leak

    That's a good question...I'm not sure. It's been rainy so I just assumed. I suppose the only option is a space heater or something to absorb moisture?
  12. Thread: Deks Olje

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    Deks Olje

    So the seats I have in the cockpit are finished with Deks Olje matte, when I bought the boat this summer I added two fresh layers that seemed to absorb fine but was a bit surprised to see a lot of...
  13. Thread: Chimney leak

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221207/ae7b80b5...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221207/ae7b80b5d63e12cbb19838ce8b808acf.jpg
  14. Thread: Chimney leak

    by skerry
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    Chimney leak

    Sick kids and snowy weather meant I wasn't paying much attention to the boat the past few weeks. Finally got out here and was met with rust marks all over the stove and sure enough there is a leak...
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    Re: Starting my Petrel Play build

    The staple gun won't as it's a manual one, I could find one or get one or my air compressor...as long as it can be removed perhaps it would hold better than staples. I suspect the issue also is the...
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    Re: Repairing cracked epoxy on bottom of hull

    Can you share a pic of what a crack means? Does it go through to the wood?
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    Re: Starting my Petrel Play build

    If I make the strips thin at the end the staples go over the whole strip which means I have to remove the staples to put other strips on so they lose their shape if I do that....would a nail gun be...
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    Re: Starting my Petrel Play build

    I'll be honest I've sorta dead walled at the sheer strip and feel pretty frustrated. I thought I finally had it on right today and realize one side had popped out and went through a struggle trying...
  19. Thread: Oops

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    Oops

    This is what backing up in the dark gets you with the mast laid down https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221127/dccdf503b285f2ed39fbaf8f134e2843.jpg
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    Sorry all I ended up at a boatyard, wife...

    Sorry all I ended up at a boatyard, wife wasn’t too fond of me working under the boat :p

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221118/7786875c7d6c9e455e8b3eafdab0b2a5.jpg
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    Well that’s an idea, thanks!

    Well that’s an idea, thanks!
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221012/c1ea09b1...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221012/c1ea09b153d085bb66d4fc1b2cc38cca.jpg
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    Re: Getting off trailer for paint...

    This was actually what I first tried, the problem is the trailer has a groove for the keel so I need to lift it quite far to get to the bottom
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    Re: Getting off trailer for paint...

    Here's a good one on what not to do lol, the bravery showing this mistake: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQETAiW9f4A
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    Getting off trailer for paint...

    I just found out the boatyard nearby "won't touch wooden boats" so haul out isn't an option so I have no backup right now. Basically our Eun na mara is sitting on the trailer in our yard but I've...
  26. Thread: Leather work

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    Re: Leather work

    I had to search this...it's basically applied like fiberglass but more visible?
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    Re: How to name a boat?

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    Re: How to name a boat?

    Oddly enough it turned out to be a common military symbol so people ask me if I'm military sometimes lol.
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    Re: How to name a boat?

    I started my CLC Skerry in August 2019 and finished in August 2021, I named her Dandelion, because at the height of the pandemic we had a baby and our daycare shut down forever so we had a 3 year old...
  30. Thread: Leather work

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    Re: Leather work

    Not a fan of finishing touches? lol. I imagine it stops the varnish from getting all scratched up? I know on my skerry I was considering leather where the sprit touches the mast.
  31. Thread: Leather work

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    Re: Leather work

    Latigo I guess
  32. Thread: Eun Na Mara

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    Re: Eun Na Mara

    The last major unknown is the bottom paint, boat stands arrived over the weekend. I've got the paint. If that goes well then definitely. Just in time for cold weather :P
  33. Thread: Eun Na Mara

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    Re: Eun Na Mara

    Got the edge there yesterday, not pictured though
  34. Thread: Eun Na Mara

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221002/8b25d135...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221002/8b25d135f0f123828bb0edc0e06fea40.jpg
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  35. Thread: Leather work

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    Leather work

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221002/ab7df92f9dc3d51d057e979976659910.jpg
    Moonbeam came with a partially finished gaff that’s birds mouth construction and weighs quite a bit less than the...
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    Running wires into cabin...

    Anyone have good recommendations on how to run wires into the cabin with waterproofing? I bought a 50W solar panel but struggling to find the best way. I've seen these wire glands as one option but...
  37. Thread: Depth sounder?

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    Re: Depth sounder?

    Yeah, with centerboards and rudder up 18" draft, 20ft loa
  38. Thread: Depth sounder?

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    Re: Depth sounder?

    Ooohhhhh ok, Ill check it out. I assume they offer offline maps and work off GPS? Way less work than adding more electronics.
  39. Thread: Depth sounder?

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    Depth sounder?

    Anyone have recommendations? Considering one for sail camping and help with anchoring depths and such.
  40. Thread: Tape nightmare

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    Ohhhh thanks for recommendation I’ll give...

    Ohhhh thanks for recommendation I’ll give that a try
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    Re: CLC Expedition Wherry Build.

    Looks like it's coming along, hope it's ready in time for the festival!
  42. Thread: Tape nightmare

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    Re: Tape nightmare

    Well you can look at the wooden handle above to see where my taping failed lol. There's mistakes all over but I don't have the time to do a precise job worthy of award. Just focus on the non border...
  43. Thread: Tape nightmare

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    That sounds like a damn good varnish job. Luckily...

    That sounds like a damn good varnish job. Luckily I’m repainting the deck and cockpit so I’ve been diligent about removing the mess. ...
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    Obligatory...

    Obligatory https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220918/76621ceab6979bc73be4ff142ad18de3.jpg
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220918/478a9ebd...

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    Second attempt
  46. Previous owner of moonbeam was given the run...

    Previous owner of moonbeam was given the run around about the hin for some reason I still don’t understand so I have two registrations for the boat lol. I dislike most processes that involve...
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    Get to practice more I guess thanks to the rain...

    Get to practice more I guess thanks to the rain https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220917/328f0399e484d8f366eccdfe56c0d7a4.jpg
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    Re: Repairing keel separation

    Fair point, the owner had no shackle so I had to drive it home like this. Suppose those forces may have helped this along
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    Re: Repairing keel separation

    Good idea, my only goal was to get the boat home for repairs and some paint/varnish. I've got a shackle on order and a new winch strap with a cover so you can rest easy :P
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220917/7a5f9822...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220917/7a5f982204005d976d0b4b20d53ecfca.jpg
    I got a nice pic out of it

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220917/5dcbada950ac92f6b294d6f30c84287c.jpg
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