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by kens
Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: who is in favor of Catering such that we do not need to cook?
Replies: 27
Views: 1376

Re: who is in favor of Catering such that we do not need to cook?

this number came up in a separate conversation
and open for discussion

https://www.facebook.com/justinsfoodtruck/
by kens
Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:23 am
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: Who is coming and where?
Replies: 40
Views: 3584

Re: Who is coming and where?

we got b4
by kens
Sat Jul 24, 2021 3:45 am
Forum: Boat Videos
Topic: Seattle Barrelback test run
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: Seattle Barrelback test run

Sweet. Congrats !!
by kens
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Slither build in GA
Replies: 119
Views: 18283

Re: Slither build in GA

My go-to sanding filler is West 410 thickened epoxy.
but not for natural bright finish, it is for painted areas only
by kens
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: Embedded bolt fasteners in wood , bolt threads
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Re: Embedded bolt fasteners in wood , bolt threads

I couldn't resist doing some kind of stress test, because I am putting pure tension on the face ply of plywood. I put one 1/4" bolt into a 2" x 4" (8 sq. in.) mahog block bonded to 3/4" ply. Without any scales to measure with, I connected to a whole engine (about 800lbs), and picked it up. The ply b...
by kens
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: Embedded bolt fasteners in wood , bolt threads
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Embedded bolt fasteners in wood , bolt threads

Here is a technique for bolting to wood. I searched the forum and couldn't find it. A fellow member asked me to post this. West System Geoudgeon Bros. has published embedding bolt threads into epoxy, but, they are not removeable. Here is bolt threads in wood. This method leaves the nut embedded in t...
by kens
Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 370
Views: 215826

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Congrats
by kens
Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:37 am
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Show me your Seat Backs
Replies: 1
Views: 202

Show me your Seat Backs

Please show how you did your seats back installation, removeable for access backs, and seat bottoms. I'm installing a beam width fuel tank across the transom, and desire a full width bench seat to hide it, and have beam width rod storage under. the bottom should be in 3 parts, port, stbd, center. th...
by kens
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: FOOD for G-15
Replies: 10
Views: 1042

Re: FOOD for G-15

Sounds cool.
by kens
Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 522
Views: 191526

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

OMG, what a pretty picture
by kens
Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Re: hi fellow boat builders
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: hi fellow boat builders

Hi, and welcome. Remember that these plans are written here in the US, and the designer has referred to woods commonly available to us, Reality is that you have to use a type wood available to you in your locale. Mahogany and its cousins, are good quality, and hard to beat for quality. The translati...
by kens
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: Using A Security Battery For Testing
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: Using A Security Battery For Testing

hey, that battery charger , if it is 12v, is a DC power supply. you can use that directly with no battery, just to turn on lights and stuff
by kens
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: Using A Security Battery For Testing
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: Using A Security Battery For Testing

you don't need batteries at all, just for circuit testing. get a VOM (volt-ohm-meter), and just ring it out. Set the meter on 'ohms', and read continuity in your wires. "continuity' means that there is a path for electricity to flow, the meter will read near 0 ohms. 'no continuity' is an open circui...
by kens
Sat Jul 17, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build
Replies: 814
Views: 280191

Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

here is a sample price for comparison to new
https://www.ebay.com/itm/324526715977?h ... ition=1000
by kens
Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build
Replies: 814
Views: 280191

Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

OK, enough of the derail of this thread as to trailers, aircraft, stainless steel, etc.
Time to move on.
Time to kill the trailer corrosion thing.
Time to kill the aircraft.
Everybody move on

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