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by kens
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: Exploring Chickamauga Lake
Replies: 22
Views: 3949

Re: Exploring Chickamauga Lake

I just called B&Bmarina. the facebook page is b&bmarina they open 11-8 on Thurs, happy hour 4-7 draft beer/ no liquor full menu mile marker 12.9 on Hiwassee river, just 3 miles from Neel's Spaghetti House. I just talked to Neel, he say he may be up for a Thurs Happy Hour run for this, prior to spagh...
by kens
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: Poker Run G15
Replies: 13
Views: 450

Re: Poker Run G15

I'm in! Sounds like fun. Do you think the marinas will be on board with it? Yes, they are all onboard 1st card, launch, home port 2nd poker card, first stop, 10 miles down http://salecreekmarina.com/ 3rd card, second stop, 20 miles down (30mile total) https://amigorestaurantonline.com/locations/har...
by kens
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: Test(s) sample(s) clears/UV/topcoats
Replies: 12
Views: 404

Re: Test(s) sample(s) clears/UV/topcoats

My epoxy hardeners are slow/medium/fast temperatures usage.
Each one is a different color, that is how I get amber colored epoxy to emulate varnish.
Today is a scarf joint with fast hardener, and a amber part of the test sample piece
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by kens
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 394
Views: 158039

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

One of my prop setups was a 17x14 4blade. I swear I could feel prop tip vibes. It was a high end vibe, but I don't have a frequency counter to prove it. it was coming from exactly where the tips would be though. that wheel came off anyway it didnt do anything special. I been working on a donor boat ...
by kens
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Slither build in GA
Replies: 60
Views: 3081

Re: Slither build in GA

I remember a similar issue with concave front end, but right now cannot remember hold I solved it.
It was probably a shim somewhere
one of those AHA!! moments
get some chair & cooler time & think about it
by kens
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: 27' Noodle /Scarf / Laminate / Sheers
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: 27' Noodle /Scarf / Laminate / Sheers

with existing holes picked up, it should be ok to work with as a single long noodle
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by kens
Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: 27' Noodle /Scarf / Laminate / Sheers
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: 27' Noodle /Scarf / Laminate / Sheers

then used that base parts as drywall-screw holding clamps
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then worked the Sapele noodle into place. the forward 18' piece was kerf slit about 12' back and worked into place
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the aft scarf will get glued up in situ
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by kens
Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: 27' Noodle /Scarf / Laminate / Sheers
Replies: 2
Views: 77

27' Noodle /Scarf / Laminate / Sheers

So I need new rub rails on the Double Eagle, Some of this may (or may not) be of help to someone laminating sheers or chines, so, I'll post pics 3/4" x 1" wood Sapele. 25' boat it takes 27' to go around the curve of the sheer. All 1 piece. It's a real noodle to work with. At 27' it is flexible as a ...
by kens
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: Poker Run G15
Replies: 13
Views: 450

Re: Poker Run G15

Cool.
Sale Creek marina is onboard to accommodate us, they got restrooms, gas, ice, snacks,
Perhaps appropriate we get gas & ice from him for his support of our cause.

The other stops I mention have beer & food.
edit: Amigos has a party room for 40 people, I got it reserved
by kens
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: barrel back 19 in annapolis
Replies: 74
Views: 30201

Re: barrel back 19 in annapolis

Glass cloth is definitely more scratch resistant than none. I have hit docks, hit the boat, backed the tractor into the boat, yes, I'm glad I glassed it. My topsides are painted, I have done several repairs, and no problem repairing the glass. My transom is finished bright, no stain. I am of the sch...
by kens
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Speed and Performance
Topic: Boat listing / Prop rotation / Helmside
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Boat listing / Prop rotation / Helmside

A recent post by a builder brought up the paragraph in the inboard installation book about prop rotation and helm placement causing listing. I don't think it matters, but, its in the book. If it does matter, to which boats does it matter.?? I have a center console, R/H prop, and no list. 112hp 2:1 g...
by kens
Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Build in Charleston
Replies: 245
Views: 127107

Re: Key Largo Build in Charleston

BoltDepot looks like that should be a sticky
by kens
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:02 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 394
Views: 158039

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

Bill does well with the 1.23:1 because he has moderate HP installed. Take the 1.23:1 and add big HP and it becomes a different animal I have a deep gear, 2:1, but again, I have moderate HP Put a big HP in my boat and you couldn't make it work Whats that big Mahogany, Miss Chris? 28-footer? Now that ...
by kens
Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 394
Views: 158039

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

Lee, if you already been looking at the michiganmotorz webpage, have you noticed this:? 5.7L inboard ski boat engine MPSKI57, it is available in reverse rotation for $1100 ZF 45c tranny 752100 this is the ZF answer to the BorgWarner VelvetDrive 71c. $1700. notice that the ZF 45c tranny lets you get ...
by kens
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 394
Views: 158039

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

question, what are both you talking about 'tipping' the motor? what tipping? whats is this? "shaft packing, and the angle of the shaft as it exits the shaft log" there is no tipping, you align the engine to mate with the shaft, the shaft is fixed in place no alignment nor adjustment of the shaft you...

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