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    Re: Tiny blue water sailboats

    like this guy… :)

    https://youtu.be/P1ywPbWGIGQ

    https://youtu.be/P1ywPbWGIGQ
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    Re: dubbing off the transom

    If you go square and dont like it, you can always plane a bit more off until you do.
    Start high and work your way down to where you like it.
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    thanks the warnings Bruce. All haas been heard and taken into consideration.
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    Yeah got it all sorted and very happy with the way she sails. This will be the first big test for her though!
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    That’s the one
    ive been tinkering away the last few years and did a few weeks of trial at the start of this year.
    i will post a thread on it at some time when I have a little more time
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    Yes, but it’s a week out so let’s see what the models are saying by then.
    Top part wood, bottom part footpath. :)
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    Thanks, yes I’m looking forward to it!
    I know its a bit far out time wise, but looking at this. 190 miles, 38hrs @ 5 knots
    112559
    Other option is sail to the prom on those days then have a shorter...
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    I’m moving to Tassie so want my boat down there. Looking at next weekish
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    Wow, sounds like a great trip! Oh to have that experience board!
    I’m planning my own trip at the moment.
    it’s looking a bit sketchy out there but def some windows
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    Re: Halyards and hand pain

    My fathers hands started giving up the ghost. His a horseman, couldn’t do their feet anymore, couldn’t play guitar. His sister gave him some magnesium spray going on 4 years ago now and his doing all...
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    Hey Hallam, hope your feeling a little better.
    having a decent size crew on board is there any reason you didn’t just sail straight to the Banks Strait? 225ish miles from the heads would/should...
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    hey Hallam, I have had success with “N-acetyl cysteine (NAC)” it may help you out? Also vitamin d3 zinc and vitamin C
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    Nicely done Greg, she’s going to look amazing!
    If ever I’m after some throwaway/non structural ply i ask for cover sheets.
    Just got 2 12 mm for nicks, saves them having to throw them out.
  14. Thread: Portage Pram

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    Re: Portage Pram

    last time I built a stitch and glue, once I was happy with the shape, I put little tabs of thickened epoxy between each cable tie. Came back the next day,cut all the cable ties out and glued the...
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    you will do him proud wherever he is Greg, I’m sure.
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    I enjoyed that read. Cheers Mike 37 years!
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    Yep, thanks for that Greg. Pulling the keel and going under sure would add to the work load.
    I guess my only cause for questioning was the different materials being bought into one.
    But I really...
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    I have always wondered... would it be better to drop the keel, glass under and bolt the keel back on, or go over top as you have here?
    genuine question, can you elaborate on your decision making...
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    Re: Cruise of the Ketch Julia

    Half way,
    https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/SV_Julia/
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    Re: 25 hp Mercury outboard worth buying?

    Great job! Thanks, learned a lot
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    Re: Building two boats to get one free?

    eggsactly... build one, put it up for sale, if it sells, build another for yourself :arg
    if it doesn’t you have your boat.
  22. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    it sure is! They make complex difficult tasks look easy with precision.
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    Wow! Fantastic work Greg!
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    Re: Waterproofing a new plywood boat

    The sealer
    https://norglass.com.au/products/sealers
    in my own use I prefer it over the everdure, so another vote for norglass from me.
    yiu can’t buy direct from norglass but if you go to their...
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    Re: Common sense is so rare.....

    Ferro cement. And... Are you ok Mike?
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    Re: Varnish on Epoxy - How fine should I sand?

    The sugar while working well, leaves holes. Its fine for on deck where you can hose/scrub it clean, inside will be harder to clean/fill up with gunk.
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    Jeez... took your time. :) lovely, thanks for posting
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    Re: Shingles - Both Eyes

    Thanks Frank!
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    Re: Shingles - Both Eyes

    Fantastic you have you sight back Auto. All the best mate and happy playing!!
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    Re: Shingles - Both Eyes

    Credible, I’m not so sure? but this is from the Australian government.
    https://www.tga.gov.au/periodic/covid-19-vaccine-weekly-safety-report-10-06-2021
    Scroll down a bit and you will see it.
    I...
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    Re: Shingles - Both Eyes

    There are many reports of shingles being a side effect of the COVID vac.
    you may want to look into that?
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    Who also, just by coincidence... happen to be their mates
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    Re: Cedar strip airplane

    fwi, bunnings steel is cheap chinese stuff charged at a premium. Better to find a steel shop who stock Aussie steel
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    Re: How much does a free boat cost?

    So the question remains... how much does a free boat cost?:d
    Looks like your having fun though!
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    Re: Splicing Old Line

    A friend of mine bought new anchor and chain and reused the old nylon line to save a few bucks.
    2nd night out it snapped...
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    Re: C-head vs airhead

    I made my own version of nature’s head. Ply box Surroundes it, ss crank and a modified funnel for the urine diverter.
    also used the top of my old ports potty. Works great with a small computer fan...
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    Re: Advice needed on deep cycle batteries

    Hey Rich, I recently came across this young fella on you tube. Super interesting guy and somewhat of a genius.
    in this video he does a tear down of one of the cheaper lifepo4 batteries available....
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    Hey Greg. Here’s a photo of mine. Very simple.
    .

    I also bought something similar to this....
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    hey Rick, if your reading this from afar. Thanks for all your help over the years!
    The bilge is the bane of this place.
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    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    Hey Jim, long time no chat! In reading the way you present your posts I can’t help thinking, you must have quite an interesting library. You appear to be a man well read.
    Good to see you back at...
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    Re: Fiberglass Sheathing a 1962 Carvel Hull

    Store your epoxy in the fridge. It will dramatically increase use time. Y>
  42. Steve (SV Panope) levelling up with his anchor testing!

    Very informative veering tests on 17 different anchors.


    https://youtu.be/ua21k2abK1Q
  43. Re: Seeking thoughts setting up ships battery systems - 12V

    Hey Greg,
    I found this YouTube channel really helpful when wiring up my system.
    I understand things better when i can hear and see rather than read.
    ...
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    Re: Fair Maid, 30’ Eric Cox sloop, 1951

    Just trying to organise my west Aus passport. If you blokes ever let us back in that is. :cool:
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    Re: Fair Maid, 30’ Eric Cox sloop, 1951

    I’m all for doing things right. It could always be a next winter job though...?
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    Re: Cutting scarf joints for full sheets of ply...

    I would buy some full sheets myself. Find something else to use the shorter sheets for. Or would a full sheet require a scarf as well?
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    Re: Fair Maid, 30’ Eric Cox sloop, 1951

    Gday John! Epic project in front of you. I hope to be sailing your way next year, I can return the favour and bring you guys out!
    just like to say, you will more than likely get a better response to...
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    Re: Venus Ketch 34 performance

    I was really looking forward to where this thread could go. Being in the middle of rigging a gaff ketch myself. And then you go and get your knickers in a knot cause some rum soaked pirate stepped on...
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    Re: A proper introduction to Telstar, my new project.

    Not sure if Bruce hires himself out for these type of jobs???
    If you had all your planking stock ready to go and gave Bruce 2 weeks work with you working along side him, you would be well on your...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Not a permanent solution, but in an emergency you could always remove your life jacket and stand on it to give you that little extra height to get a leg up. Might not be pretty... :D
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