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    Re: EV’s are becoming mainstream

    EVs are definitely becoming more popular in our town, and they make a lot of sense here. We bought our first ev last weekend. There were six of them at the little corner car dealer, ranging from a...
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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Meeting with your ship wright sounds like a good idea. The structure of the pilot house doesn’t look that bad really, unlike the aft cabin. Is it too much to hope that that’s the weather side?
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    Re: Skookum Maru

    You might be able to get away with leaving the cabin top intact and just work from the side to fix your beam shelf. But I think you’re at the point of reglassing the cabin top either way. Now that it...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Moving the tent like that actually worked pretty well. I called the boat mover yesterday to see when I could get Amazon hauled out and he said, “how about this afternoon?” So, that’s what we did.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Pondering how best to move our boat tent, I hit on the idea of getting some big casters and putting the whole thing on wheels. One of my friends here in town was pretty sure that was a plan sure to...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    One of the projects I have been procrastinating on all summer is moving the boat tent to make it easier to get Amazon in and out of it. Well, it’s fall now and that can be put off no longer. The old...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    It’s funny how things seem to linger on the internet. I actually have the survey that goes with that photo in the ad.

    Ive been trying to decide when to call it a season, but I can seem to make up...
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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Hot spots and remote connections can be a wonderful thing. Being in a meeting is so much nicer when you can attend from the boat.:)

    I wouldn’t mind taking Amazon to the Wooden Boat Festival one...
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    Re: Boat Launch Invitation

    Beautiful! Congratulations
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    Re: Skookum Maru

    On the pus side, the new fridge looks great! I’d say go cruising, that little dimple will keep til later. :)
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    It’s a diesel tank Rich, it’s a day tank because that’s about all the fuel it holds and usually they are plumbed into the main fuel tank with a pump so that it can be easily refueled with the day’s...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    That’s why it’s slow incremental progress Mike. :)

    That particular wire run is going to be relocated now that it is easy to get into that corner, instead of going across the middle where the hooks...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    I made some slow incremental progress today on a detail I’ve been thinking about for a while. The day tank for the cook stove has always struck me as a bit of an eyesore.

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    nothing really...
  14. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Nice score on the dinghy Chris.
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    Re: Snoose’s fore cabin top

    You’re way neater out of the gate than I am Ron. Looks good!
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    Re: Snoose’s fore cabin top

    I didn’t know that, that’s interesting. Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Photobucket rises

    That was a nice surprise, I had completely missed that until I went looking for the email. Thanks Tracey!
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Thanks Chris, I hope you and your family are out enjoying summer on the water!
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Once again ready for the water.

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    and even in the water.

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    And the catches us up.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    After the deck edge was trimmed up a layer of dynel finished it off.

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    And a couple coats of paint to pretty it up.

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    Then we left town for a couple weeks, which stopped our...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Thanks guys! Ned, you have me wondering about just how many trips we’ve taken now. I’ll have to go count them out from our log book. It might be kind of fun to know.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    They have grown right up Gareth.

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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    I’m glad to hear that Bill, knowing that folks are getting some enjoyment from this rather long saga helps me keep the motivation to carry on the story.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    The old ply and glass stopped right at the edge of the cabin top, which seems like a good way encourage water intrusion. This time I let the ply over hang the cabin so that I could add a drip rail...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Hi everyone, I hope your summers, or winters are off to a good start. It’s been busy here, we got Amazon in the water yesterday the bilge pump down to only cycling every twenty four minutes or so...
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    Re: A good start to the season.

    Very nice Ned!
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    I think I’m about four weeks out, which is later than I’d like, but I can live with it. The cabin top is a necessity but replacing those cubbies with something that actually works well is the project...
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    There are couple projects that need doing Ned. :)

    one on the outside.
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    and one on the inside.
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    That’s a lot of corners Ned! I just started to get serious about my pre launch projects today too and I’m kind of wondering what the heck I was thinking! :)
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Thanks Dave. Our compass is a box compass.

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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Could be you’re right Gareth. The button I got didn’t make a difference. I think there is a bit on electronics in the switch module that is needed to make it all work. So I gave up on eliminating the...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Hi Ned and Garrett, good to to see you guys!

    That’s a lovely dash Ned.

    My new switch will be here Saturday, so we’ll know soon enough Garrett.
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    Re: H28 "Larrikin" rebuild

    That’s a neat bit of work mating those chunks of lead together. Nice job!
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Thanks guys! Those clusters look good Martin. Everyone is good here Hugh, just pining away for spring! :)
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Part of what I want to do with this project is replace the power, start, and stop buttons with a key switch and buttons more in keeping with the boat. This is turning out to be a little more...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Hi Hugh! I’ve gone a slightly more conservative route.

    Many unnecessary holes later,

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    and a lot of filing later, the gauges fit pretty good.

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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Hi everyone, I hope you all are doing well. I’ve been working on a little gauge project and thought it might be fun to share it here.

    So here is the rough and ready gauge installation I did when I...
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    I’m actually thinking about putting doors on it once the rest of the top is up Chris. It’s definitely a step up from prior iterations.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Hi everyone, it’s been a while. After leaving Amazon in the harbor over the winter last year, I decided that it would be better for the boat to be hauled out instead of repeating that again this...
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    Re: Skookum Maru

    I can relate to that affliction. :)
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    Re: Skookum Maru

    We’re hogging all the cold, wet, and windy weather up here Chris. This was the end the season week up here too. Amazon is on stands next to the house as of Monday and I’ll be building a new shelter...
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    Re: Free Folkboat on Seattle CL

    It looks pretty good really. It’s probably a good thing that it’s in your town and not mine. :)
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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Yay, nice to see that things are back on track!
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    When my dad first saw it he said, oh good you went with traditional colors.

    His dad went with red and yellow on the kids dingy too. Don’t want to lose track of them. :)
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    We swapped out dinghies on Amazon today.

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    I think that’s going to work just fine.
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    Re: Planking, "Maryland Style".

    A boat where they didn’t figure out how to extend the stem past the plank ends.
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    Re: Interesting Solar/Electric boat/voyage

    That boat was tied up across from Amazon when they stopped in Juneau. I didn’t realize they ran up all the way from Seattle on solar power, that’s pretty cool. It’s a neat boat, it’s pretty small...
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    Re: New Dinghy for Amazon

    Thanks Chris, I was hoping to have the super guppy on Amazon and out cruising this week but we are under small craft advisory through the end of the week. Oh well, maybe next weekend.
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    Re: New Dinghy for Amazon

    Well I guess I’ll wrap this up. Final weight ended up being 85 pounds. Apparently paint, oar locks and those floors really added up. But that’s still not too bad and the floors and stringers added a...
  50. Thread: Best laid plans

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    Re: Best laid plans

    We were going to take off in Amazon for a week this morning too. Today looks good but there is a a big front coming in and everywhere we could go will be four footers through Wednesday. So we’re...
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