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by kens
Wed Jul 28, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: Who is coming and where?
Replies: 42
Views: 3814

Re: Who is coming and where?

well, I wouldn't wait on your State, you can drive it around and we won't say anything........
see nothing, hear nothing, say nothing......
We would love to see it in person anyways
No need for State permission to come party !!
by kens
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Engine/Transmission For A Crackerbox Build?
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Engine/Transmission For A Crackerbox Build?

If you like Fords, then use a Ford. The boat won't care.
Several builders have put a 1:1 VelvetDrive in a crackerbox. Its doable.
Have you looked at this pages?? scroll down to crackerbox
https://www.glen-l.com/picboards/picarchv.html#c
by kens
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Mai Tai on wheels at last
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: Mai Tai on wheels at last

Looking forward for a sea trials report,
Congrats
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: 1414

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: 42
Views: 3814

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: 193

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: 18549

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: 270

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: 270

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: 216218

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: 241

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: 1069

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: 523
Views: 192074

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: 125

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: 464

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

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