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by steve crawford
Mon Aug 04, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Glen-L RV's
Topic: Yet another un-Glen-L build
Replies: 6
Views: 4676

Re: Yet another un-Glen-L build

I forgot to mention it is all Baltic birch, biggest percentage 1/8''....
When I took it to get weighed at the local gravel quarry, came to 1020 lbs with the big refg. And it pulls easily with the 1.8 2012 Chevy Sonic.....
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by steve crawford
Sun Aug 03, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Glen-L RV's
Topic: Yet another un-Glen-L build
Replies: 6
Views: 4676

Re: Yet another un-Glen-L build

Galley: The hatch before the skin..
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by steve crawford
Fri Aug 01, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Glen-L RV's
Topic: Yet another un-Glen-L build
Replies: 6
Views: 4676

Yet another un-Glen-L build

Since I built the TNT jet boat back in 06 I have built about 15 kayaks since then....Well we got tired of the pop-up tent camper we have had for 20 yrs...So.......The Woody Camp Trailer.... I started this last Oct. and worked on it till the end of Dec. then got back at it the middle of june.... It h...
by steve crawford
Sat Jun 29, 2013 5:55 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Can't find a plan to match
Replies: 6
Views: 4299

Re: Can't find a plan to match

A lot of these kayaks have been built.......Sit On Top Kayak Plans......
http://www.jemwatercraft.com/products.php?cat=10
by steve crawford
Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: ply on frame versus strip-planking
Replies: 7
Views: 5956

Re: ply on frame versus strip-planking

You could create a nightmare down the road (moisture trapped )....Just do the strips... make em thicker if woried about strength... 5/16 is plenty thick with 6oz glass inside and out.....
by steve crawford
Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:51 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: ply on frame versus strip-planking
Replies: 7
Views: 5956

Re: ply on frame versus strip-planking

You could always built the hull panels out of glued up strips to the size of the plywood panels....
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by steve crawford
Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:27 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Considering building my first boat and could use some advice
Replies: 3
Views: 3081

Re: Considering building my first boat and could use some ad

That boat looks like a big project for a first time build.....On the other hand this type construction is quick and easy....
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And the Whitehall would look good as a skin-on-frame boat....
by steve crawford
Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:38 pm
Forum: Jet Ski Power
Topic: Polaris SL750
Replies: 4
Views: 5567

Re: Polaris SL750

Just lengthen the boat and stick it in their....I added a foot or more to the TNT...We just sold a polaris 750 which would have fit in it....
by steve crawford
Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:08 pm
Forum: Jet Ski Power
Topic: Jet Powered Tuffy
Replies: 4
Views: 4948

Re: Jet Powered Tuffy

My TNT... I Veed the transom and it never starved out for water no matter how tight I turned.... You would need the 1200 Yamaha we just sold for that boat and V the hull al the way back to the transom....It would fly then.... WaveRunner specs.... Length 115.4" Height 40.2" Width 45.3" Weight 673 lbs...
by steve crawford
Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Jet Ski Power
Topic: Jet Powered Tuffy
Replies: 4
Views: 4948

Re: Jet Powered Tuffy

It is twice as heavy as the TNT.....
by steve crawford
Mon May 14, 2012 3:57 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: design for a novice builder
Replies: 5
Views: 3839

Re: design for a novice builder

You could build Ruth for under $200 besides the ores...I like using 1/2'' Baltic birch for the frames..and some cedar 2x4's from Home depot and fabric..
Kudzu Craft for fabric.....
by steve crawford
Sun May 13, 2012 4:55 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: design for a novice builder
Replies: 5
Views: 3839

Re: design for a novice builder

You might try a skin-on-frame they are cheap and quick to build...
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by steve crawford
Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:06 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Center console with foot pegs
Replies: 0
Views: 1967

Center console with foot pegs

This idea works with open cockpit fishing kayaks...Drill a series of holes in two wood strips and attach to the bottom..... http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r302/scrawford_photos/Center%20console%20with%20foot%20pegs/tn_100_1182.jpg http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r302/scrawford_photos/Center%2...
by steve crawford
Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Starter questions from a begginer
Replies: 17
Views: 6387

Re: Starter questions from a begginer

Here is one guy's solution down in Texas, working in his back yard...
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by steve crawford
Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:20 am
Forum: Jet Ski Power
Topic: Squirt jet powered first water run
Replies: 15
Views: 13459

Re: Squirt jet powered first water run

I think a bigger motor with out increasing the size of pump won't produce any more speed...When I went from a Kaw.550 to a 650 I had no increase in speed.....