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by hoodman
Sun May 20, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 773
Views: 124671

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: 37

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: 79974

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: 638
Views: 104017

Re: New member from oregon

Dude.....!
by hoodman
Fri May 18, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Practice Zip
Replies: 1
Views: 93

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: 217882

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.
by hoodman
Wed May 16, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1476
Views: 217882

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

Looks like you just need a big hammer, Bill. I guess that skeg is behind the motorwell then? Interesting.
by hoodman
Wed May 16, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Michigan Mahahini. Paint
Replies: 9
Views: 423

Re: Michigan Mahahini. Paint

On the System Three WR-LPU can it says something about how months of constant immersion can lead to paint failure (I'm paraphrasing). It's what I used on the bottom of my hull and It hasn't seen water yet. However, my understanding of that wording is don't use WR-LPU and expect to leave it in the wa...
by hoodman
Wed May 16, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1476
Views: 217882

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

At least it was just the trailer.
by hoodman
Wed May 16, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Utility build
Replies: 731
Views: 109659

Re: Utility build

What I meant was just tilt the motor down while you have it parked. Then raise it back up whenever you move it. A side effect will be that all the water will for sure drain out of the motor.
by hoodman
Tue May 15, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Utility build
Replies: 731
Views: 109659

Re: Utility build

Maybe if you tilt the engine down you can tuck the cover over the mounts a little?
by hoodman
Sat May 12, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from Sechelt, British Columbia.
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: New member from Sechelt, British Columbia.

Welcome to the forum. Your project sounds fascinating. I'm sure we'd all love to see and hear more about it.
by hoodman
Thu May 10, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 195
Views: 16594

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Hercdrvr wrote:Is there a shipwright term for walking around the boat after a given task with excess epoxy looking for a place to use it?
Matt B


I don't know, Matt, but there's almost always plenty of places in my experience!
by hoodman
Thu May 10, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member - Tampa, FL
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: New Member - Tampa, FL

Welcome! That's a fine choice for a boat design.
by hoodman
Thu May 10, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 195
Views: 16594

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Looking great, Matt!

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