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by hoodman
Tue May 22, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 775
Views: 125100

Re: Matt's Geronimo

The front deck is all nailed on. In a way that was the last big glue up. The rest of the decking should be a breeze.
by hoodman
Tue May 22, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: '57 Century Redux
Replies: 18
Views: 2966

Re: '57 Century Redux

You took her down to the studs! No doubt going to be beautiful with your skills.
by hoodman
Tue May 22, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Roustabout build in progress
Replies: 16
Views: 1066

Re: Roustabout build in progress

Wow, nice hull!
by hoodman
Tue May 22, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Gathering 2018
Topic: Who's Going and Where
Replies: 17
Views: 1845

Re: Who's Going and Where

Planning to be there with my Geronimo, although I have a lot of work to do yet. It may just be me or dad and I.
by hoodman
Tue May 22, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2254
Views: 295874

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

At 12" if your boat is sitting so low in the water that water will come in the thru hull you've got bigger problems.
by hoodman
Mon May 21, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2254
Views: 295874

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

I would say at least 12" above the water line. I don't know if there is a standard minimum.
by hoodman
Mon May 21, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2254
Views: 295874

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Bryan, the issue with this hull is that the lowest point is in the cabin. It would be a pain to run the pump hose all the way to the motorwell.
by hoodman
Mon May 21, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco Caper
Replies: 75
Views: 14231

Re: Monaco Caper

What an awesome boat! Great job!
by hoodman
Mon May 21, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Michigan Mahahini. Paint
Replies: 11
Views: 514

Re: Michigan Mahahini. Paint

Wow nice job on the planking! Really clean seams!

I think you will want some kind of ablative bottom paint. There are a bunch to choose from. It will have to be refreshed every few years.
by hoodman
Sun May 20, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 775
Views: 125100

Re: Matt's Geronimo

One half of the front deck is now glued on finally. Too many weekends with stuff going on lately have taken their toll on my progress lately. It went on really easily with ring shank nails. I had a couple of locating screws but otherwise all nails. I applied the glue, screwed in the locating screws,...
by hoodman
Sun May 20, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi From Tasmania
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: Hi From Tasmania

Welcome to the forum. I think you're in the right place! I'm sure we'd all love to hear more about what you do.
by hoodman
Sun May 20, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Michigan Squirt Build
Replies: 496
Views: 80280

Re: Michigan Squirt Build

Great job on the motor!
by hoodman
Sun May 20, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from oregon
Replies: 639
Views: 104307

Re: New member from oregon

Dude.....!
by hoodman
Fri May 18, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Practice Zip
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: Practice Zip

And look how nice it turned out. If they had just used good materials in the first place...
by hoodman
Thu May 17, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1476
Views: 218115

Re: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24

I don't know about you but I'd rather have a bum trailer fender than bum pee in my boat.

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