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  1. Re: Class Globe 5.80 DIY kit boat and race thoughts

    Yeah, I was just looking at them. I agree with you, a new evolution to an older class.
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    I haven't been getting forum notifications, so I am just catching up on your rebuild. That is some beautiful work. I'm really digging the cabin rebuild. Your interior redesign is very different and I...
  3. Re: Class Globe 5.80 DIY kit boat and race thoughts

    I'm not a racer but I'll check those out. This 5.80 just kind of seems like a starting point for some people with limited funds and experience. I'm limited in both ways.
  4. Re: Class Globe 5.80 DIY kit boat and race thoughts

    Building as laid out and the specs even tell you exactly what weight cloth and how many layers along with where and how to lay them on/in. It really is like building a life size model. There's very...
  5. Re: Class Globe 5.80 DIY kit boat and race thoughts

    Most people do the long distance races solo. Only day races are there more than one crew.
  6. Re: Class Globe 5.80 DIY kit boat and race thoughts

    It's not junk rigged, it's either masthead or fractional.

    I've also heard there's a few that have a conflict with Don McIntyre. I've never heard of him before seeing the Class Globe 5.80 stuff.
  7. Class Globe 5.80 DIY kit boat and race thoughts

    Class Globe 5.80 is kind of a new-ish thing I've recently learned about and haven't seen mentioned here. A search turned up nothing. There's also another guy trying to get a 6.50 (Wave Rover 6.50)...
  8. Theres keel lead up for grabs on cruiseres forum.

    A member on cruiser's forum has a lead keel from a hunter he is trying to rid himself of. It may be worth a look for anyone needing lead.
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    I understand your feelings on this. You're doing and excellent job. Your lay out is very unique and interesting. I do like the mixed wood look you've gone with. To me, it makes for interesting...
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    Re: help restoring an old fishing boat in the uk

    I agree. I feel we're being trolled.
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    Re: help restoring an old fishing boat in the uk

    That is sad sight. I believe it's time for that boat to go, I hate to say and see that.
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    Re: help restoring an old fishing boat in the uk

    As much as it pains me to think of it, you're probably right.
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    Re: help restoring an old fishing boat in the uk

    I thought the UK was pretty strict with sunken vessels. I've seen and heard many stories of boats being pulled and cut up soon after sinking because of the environmental consequences. Have I been...
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    That is a tight install and looks really neat and tidy. Most non-electrical people just see a jumble of electrical components.
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    Thanks for posting.
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    I'll keep that in mind, thanks.
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    Thank you for this post. I may be rehabbing a fiberglassic sailboat soon and the head needs much attention. Having a way to discharge waste would be great without using a vacuum system. My other idea...
  18. Thread: Yuloh PDF plans

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    Re: Yuloh PDF plans

    No, I hadn't seen that, thanks. A pretty neat set up for the pin and socket.
  19. Thread: Yuloh PDF plans

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    Re: Yuloh PDF plans

    No and yes. A lot of the info in some of the links from that site was included in the PDF.
  20. Thread: Yuloh PDF plans

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    Re: Yuloh PDF plans

    Thanks but no, it wasn't that one. I have seen that. It may have been posted a lot longer ago than I am remembering. It was a step by step build citing the resources used to build the yuloh.
  21. Thread: Yuloh PDF plans

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    Re: Yuloh PDF plans

    Thanks. Yeah, I've read through those but I'm looking for the PDF file posted by a member here. I can't remember the member's user name. I was hoping he was still around and would catch this thread.
  22. Thread: Yuloh PDF plans

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    Re: Yuloh PDF plans

    Thanks for trying to help out. Y>
  23. Thread: Yuloh PDF plans

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    Re: Yuloh PDF plans

    In my post, I talked about those. I have them. A member here went through the process of designing and building a yuloh for his sailboat and showed the process he used to get the proper shape for the...
  24. Thread: Yuloh PDF plans

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    Yuloh PDF plans

    Several years back, someone posted very detailed plans and explanations PDF with pictures. I downloaded that PDF but my hard drive ate it or I can't find it anywhere in my files. I've searched the...
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    Re: The Millie Hill 20 or Aqua Casa 20?

    Why not Lisa B. Good? https://duckworks.com/lisa-b-good/
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    Re: Apple Pie 2 - Lockdown Build

    What happened to the build? I've had these plans for years. I'm thinking about building her and putting a small sail on her for messing about in small coves.
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    Maybe butyl for testing and then something more permanent like Sikaflex/3m products?
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    Are you asking about sealant/adhesive or a mounting board? Sealant/adhesives I always use Sikaflex products. Backers on skegs and mounts I use 2x stock outside and 1x backers. That's an actual...
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    Re: Just fore the fun of it:)

    You'll get it figured out. It just takes a little time to get the outs figured.
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    Re: Just fore the fun of it:)

    You're welcome, Peter.

    I am also getting the pic unavailable message.
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    Re: Just fore the fun of it:)

    Good update for the most part. You seem to be in good spirits. I hope you guys win your case and get the marina straight again.
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    |;)
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    Y> Good seating and entertainment close by. Y>
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    If the seating were better, it would be a lounge. LOL
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    That's some pretty good fun mileage.
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    That counter top is really nice. The door latch looks like a good design and beats the price or marine grade hardware.

    Have you used to boat enough to come up with fuel burn numbers and cruise...
  37. Re: The continuing adventures of the Laughing Polar Bear Cap....

    Groupies, they're a pain. :D
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    Your finish work is pretty nice. That counter is going to be sweet. I want to congradulate you on 44 years. I barely made it 20 years with my third wife. Y:o
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    It's to bad a nicely shaped nice looking wood part has to be placed in the depths of the bilge. Good work. That should outlast most current board members.
  40. Re: The continuing adventures of the Laughing Polar Bear Cap....

    Mine is hanging on my chair in my bedroom, waiting for the next outing.
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    Re: Cuddy Cabin on Summer Breeze?

    You could slide the boom up, if she's a sailor, and toss a tarp over it for weather protection.
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    Re: Cuddy Cabin on Summer Breeze?

    Props to the new guy. He actually used the search function and found a 7-year-old thread. At least it appears that way.
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    Re: Restoring an Arthur Bishop 33' Cruiser

    Sounds good.
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    Re: 20 Lumber Yard Skiff

    Good work on flopping the boat. Cute kitty.
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    Re: Restoring an Arthur Bishop 33' Cruiser

    Will there be an option for following their rebuild?
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    We went from 70s and 80s back into the 50s and 60s. I think we skipped a few seasons.
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    Re: 20 Lumber Yard Skiff

    Cat is epoxied to the hull. That can't be good for performance.
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    The boat ceiling is looking pretty nice. The garage is coming along. My 12x16 workshop framing fit in the back of my 2001 Ford Ranger with the tiniest step-side bed. That's including the 2x stock to...
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    Re: Building Spira's Carolinian Dory

    I have been in and out of the trades since I was a kid. I can use a circ saw and a chisel to turn out a near-perfect notched joint. If you're worried about evenness and smoothness, make sure your saw...
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    Re: Building Spira's Carolinian Dory

    This is how I do it. If you're gluing with epoxy, a little roughness and unevenness will help with gluing the joint.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7bL02E0KLU
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