Search found 2271 matches

by hoodman
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini from MD
Replies: 278
Views: 90684

Re: Malahini from MD

The prices of good used outboards was part of the reason I bought new. Only a couple grand more in some cases.
by hoodman
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: modified malahini
Replies: 427
Views: 137253

Re: modified malahini

It's really coming together nicely Bryan. Everything looks great!
by hoodman
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 359
Views: 131563

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

What about some bags of tube sand. Would be easier to remove later if needed.
by hoodman
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Travels and Adventures of "Curt's Dream" a True Grit design-The Great Loop
Replies: 189
Views: 23019

Re: Travels and Adventures of "Curt's Dream" a True Grit design-The Great Loop

What an awesome adventure. Key West looks like fun.
by hoodman
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: I will be turning wood into a Cabin Skiff soon...
Replies: 64
Views: 28524

Re: I will be turning wood into a Cabin Skiff soon...

Glad you finally have some answers and a course of action. And that the build is still progressing.
by hoodman
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3046
Views: 617894

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Carl, I'm in awe of the cabin and the windshield parts that you have made. Everything looks awesome.

I thought my butt was gonna freeze to the forklift today at work.
by hoodman
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Okume 1088 vs Meranti 1088
Replies: 16
Views: 351

Re: Okume 1088 vs Meranti 1088

Just an opinion but I find the okoume ply nicer to work with.
by hoodman
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Minnesota Squirt Build
Replies: 33
Views: 6580

Re: Minnesota Squirt Build

Keep at it, you're doing a really nice job.
by hoodman
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini from MD
Replies: 278
Views: 90684

Re: Malahini from MD

The upholstery looks good! I like the pleats.
by hoodman
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member Barrelback 20’ Build, Lake Gaston, NC
Replies: 5
Views: 684

Re: New Member Barrelback 20’ Build, Lake Gaston, NC

I bought lumber from Catawba Hardwoods in Marion, NC and plywood from the Hardwood Store in Gibsonville, NC.

Catawba also has a location in Hickory.
by hoodman
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 585
Views: 196642

Re: Aussie Belle

Jamie, congrats on getting her back in the water. Enjoy the rest of your boating season!
by hoodman
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 280
Views: 128448

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Looks like you're going to have a really great summer!
by hoodman
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini from MD
Replies: 278
Views: 90684

Re: Malahini from MD

I had a 25 hp merc on my jon boat. It was a great engine. VERY quiet. I have a 90 ETEC on my Geronimo. It is incredibly powerful. It is the lightest 90hp outboard you can currently buy. It is a far cry from the older two-stroke engines in every way. I'm pretty sure the 75 and 90 ETEC are basically t...
by hoodman
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: FRAMING LUMBER: HOW MUCH FLEXIBILITY DO WE HAVE IN OUR CHOICES?
Replies: 8
Views: 680

Re: FRAMING LUMBER: HOW MUCH FLEXIBILITY DO WE HAVE IN OUR CHOICES?

There is a whole chapter in Glen's book Boatbuilding with Plywood on acceptable boatbuilding lumber species. Some of that info may even be on the website. If you don't have the book I'd recommend it. It is a trove of information and will answer most questions. The plans and instructions basically as...
by hoodman
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 556
Views: 147053

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

You're a machine, Matt. Looking great!

Go to advanced search