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    Re: Plan Pointers?

    That's a cool looking boat. I've always been a big fan of Paul Gartsides designs gartsideboats.com . I also like Tad Roberts boat designs tadroberts.ca . Good luck
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    Charles Wittholz 32' Maleo Tug

    If I recall correctly I thought plans for this design were available through either the Glen-L or Ken Hankinson website. I looked through the Glen-L site and didnt see them. I have always liked that...
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    Re: Looking for good tug boat plans

    Benford design group has a book with a small 16' tug boat design for inboard diesel. https://www.amazon.com/Pocket-Cruisers-Tabloid-Yachts-Building-ebook/dp/B006FM969I
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    another vote for bolt depot
    https://www.boltdepot.com/Catalog.aspx?gclid=CIWlgZriodMCFctWDQodNosGrw
  5. Re: Remember the "Perfect Power Boat Design" thread? Well, she's launched!

    Boat looks great. Tad Roberts has great practical designs. I have his Timbercoast 22 design and hope to build someday. Just curious to what size the fuel tank(s) are and where they are placed ? Enjoy...
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    Re: Be careful selling things

    I received a very similar email from the exact same person last night. I posted something in miscellaneous boat related last night. I get more scam emails than legitimate ones. Scary. Actually the...
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    Re: advice with selling a boat

    Thats because another forum member coincidentally posted a very similar question right after I posted mine. Just trying to cross share info to help others avoid a scam. Are you on this forum to help...
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    Re: advice with selling a boat

    I doesn't hurt to ask does it ?
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    Re: Ad in WoodenBoat.com

    I just posted a question in the miscellaneous section of the forum about 30 minutes ago. I have a boat for sale also listed in the magazine and get more scam type email then legit. I actually copy...
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    advice with selling a boat

    I have my boat advertised with woodenboat magazine. I have received some emails in the past about it. A lot of them if not most of them appear to be scams to me. Lately I have been getting a lot of...
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    Poll: Re: WBF Member Demographics

    I own a 17" cold molded boat
    I built it myself
    displayed in the "I built it myself" 2010 and won.

    Covers 3 of the 5 questions asked in his survey. Simple.
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    Re: Wood Boats of Western Ireland

    That's My grandmother in that film and my mother at the beginning at 6 and 7 seconds in the cradle. My mother came from the Aran Islands specifically the island of Inishmore where this was filmed. My...
  13. Re: Please recommend two books for beginner builder

    "Building Small Boats" by Greg Rossel has my vote.
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    Re: Paid too much for machining?

    I do alot of machine work and it sounds pretty fair to me. Probably 40--60 minutes setup on manual lathe. I would estimate up to 1 hour single point threading each rod. Not sure how long the threads...
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    Re: super marine paint

    Thanks. Mike. Although not the exact product a good review and something good to know. Their website actually has pic of the boat now that i mentioned above. The guy restoring is very happy with and...
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    super marine paint

    http://www.supermarinepaint.com/marinepaint/pc/Topside-Paints-c5.htm Is anyone familiar with or have any experience good or bad with this paint. Specifically the SM-266 Ironside 2 part urethane. I...
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    Re: Small inboard powered boat

    2366Would something like this work ? 17' triple diagonal cold molded okuome plywood with 10oz glass over it inside and out. 14HP beta diesel. Displacement hull so max speed is about 7.5mph and will...
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    Re: 17 to 22 displacement boat

    http://www.gartsideboats.com/custom-boatbuilding/22ft-motor-cruiser-jennifer-design-74.html
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    Re: 17 to 22 displacement boat

    http://store.gartsideboats.com/collections/power-boats
    When I hear the request from someone looking for a displacement boat in the range you mentioned the first designs that come to mind are Paul...
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    Re: painting below waterline ?

    Just to be a little more clear. This is a cold molded ply boat that will be glassed/epoxy over it inside and out. I like painting it while upside down but can only guess as to where the waterline is...
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    painting below waterline ?

    Just about all if not almost all marine paints state that there paints be used above the waterline only. I can only find one company ( Super Marine Paints.com) that advertise that their paints will...
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    Re: A Quick Question

    I used okume for my transom. Stained with waterbased minwax from home depot. Coated with epoxy. 10 oz glass with more epoxy. Then 8-10 coats of system three clear polyurethane which blocks the UV....
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    WBS pictures ?

    Is there a thread somewhere with pictures from the WBS 2013 ? If there is I can't find it. A link would be appreciated if there's one.
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    Re: Tacky epoxy, incorrect mix

    http://www.amazon.com/Hyde-10620-2-Inch-Carbide-Scraper/dp/B000LEB8EC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1372520690&sr=8-1&keywords=hyde+carbide+scraper this link should direct you to amazon for a carbide...
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    Re: fuel tank question

    You make no mention of what type of boat this tank is going in. Built from plans: follow the designers instructions for tank(s) location. A production boat: Stick to what is already installed.
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    fuel tank question

    http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg280/eastern270/fueltankinstall_zps1b0bc0ea.jpg

    The link above is to a quick sketch I made to go along with my question. Hopefully it will all make sense. I...
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    Re: Open electric displacement boat 16-18'

    I cold molded a Poulsbo boat 17' a few years ago. It's a displacement Hull and I think it would suit electric power very nicely. I have it way over powered with a 14hp beta diesel. Chugs along very...
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    Re: Rudder travel/swing

    I have mine set to 40 degrees to each side of center which I read should be the Max.
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    Re: video of boat running

    I went by 10%. If I step up to 12 " then I lose the 10% clearance. These props are about $375 so it makes guess work and experiments costly if you don't get it right the first time. Bit of a lead...
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    Re: video of boat running

    I would prefer to step up to a 12 " diameter but that would leave very little Hull clearance. Its hard to tell what pitch to go to since the engine is governed at 3600. I tried a 12x (16 ??) I think...
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    video of boat running

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-v6qz-l9_4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

    I hope this works. I'm trying from a cell phone and still learning. Its a video of my 17 ' Poulsbo boat completed in late...
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    Re: RD Culler tug

    Thanks for the replies. I figured there may be to much a difference between what I was looking for and the boats intended design. I thought I'd kick it around for thoughts anyways. The design I plan...
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    RD Culler tug

    I have a 3 sheet plan set of R.D. Cullers tug boat. It's on page 96 of The Complete Design Catalog book (Tug for Mark Marting) for those who have the book. O.A.L. is 27'-2" , beam is 8'-10" , draft...
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    Re: Bedding Silicon Bronze Hanger bolts

    I installed my stern bearing housing very similar way. I bored out 2 holes about 1" in diameter. I filled with thickened epoxy and milled fiberglass fibers. When it cured I drilled a hole for each...
  35. Re: Workboat Designs Similar to One Shown in Photos?

    Oze Paul. Any chance of posting a couple pictures ?
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    Re: 24' Culler fast launch

    Bill. I just saw that you added those articles above. They built a bit of a different animal but seem to be very happy with the results. Thanks for posting. I did a calculation for square surface...
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    Re: 24' Culler fast launch

    Bill. Thanks for sharing the pics. Cool looking boat. Looks heavily built. Must fly with the 115.
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    Re: 24' Culler fast launch

    Thanks Bill. I believe I have sheet #2. Whatever sheet it is has all the info for building the hull. If you don't mind could you email some pics of your boat ? What engine did you use and how does it...
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    Re: 24' Culler fast launch

    That's the one Jim. I have that article around somewhere. Maybe that would have something indicating draft. I have been doing as Ian said and looking at pictures and trying to estimate it but it...
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    24' Culler fast launch

    I have had the plans from Mystic Seaport Museum for a while. It is on the short list as a next build. Lately I've been seeing it mentioned here as a suggested build for people looking for fishing...
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    Re: sound proofing

    http://nida-core.com/english/
    http://nida-core.com/pdfs/pds/nidacore/pds_H8PP-H11PP-8HP.pdf
    I have used Nida-Core before to make light weight door panels and cabinets in some previous boats. I was...
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    Re: Restaurant recommendations in Boston?

    I live 15 miles SW of Boston. I only go into Boston a hand full of times per year with my 3 young ones. Usually a train ride to South Station and a walk to The Hard Rock Cafe in Fanuel Hall for lunch...
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    Re: researching Mystic SP plans

    try this link. It may help to understand what Im talking about. I have a set of plans for a launch by RD Culler. Theres numbers on the plans that start with SP.2000.4 When you type that into the...
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    researching Mystic SP plans

    Can someone tell me how to view the plans online at mystic seaport museum. I can't seem to find the correct page. I have viewed and purchased some plans in the past. What am I doing wrong ?
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    Re: alternative to epoxy for fairing?

    I second what Jim says in post #25. I will add if lofting your boat then the more accurate you are here and with setting up molds then the less fairing needed. Im a bigger fan of sanding high spots...
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    Re: Designs that appeal to women

    Definately a comfy place to go wee wee and something that nots going to make her spill alot of wine. Kid friendly definately in my case.
  47. Re: Sakonnet 26 Eldredge McInnis Design 542 built by Moss Marine Fall River Mass

    Heres a link to woodenboat store in case you didn't see it already. Eldredge Mcinnis 24' bass boat plans. It's just like the one in the picture above but slightly smaller....
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    Re: New England Tent Camping Sites

    John. I used to go camping many years back in The Mohawk Trail state campground in Charlemont, Ma. They have log cabins available as well as campsites. It runs along the The Cold River. We used to...
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    Re: indecision: mini tug plans

    I couldn't attached the picture but heres a link to the picture of a Jay Benford tug. Much more difficult build than the Candu EZ. Hope the link works. Plans are available in one of his books. I have...
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    Re: Boat and Tent all in ONE????

    http://www.skiffamerica20.com/
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