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- Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:52 pm
- Forum: Power Boats
- Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
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Guess it means some recovery time aboard the Frances Lauren
- Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:06 pm
- Forum: Fiberglass
- Topic: fiberglass strips on exterior keel have air under them
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Peter and Jimmy gives great advice above. I've used pretty thick tape on some of my fiberglass boat repairs and wetted the glass tape till it went clear before applying it to the hull.
- Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:34 am
- Forum: Trailers and trailering
- Topic: Transom saver with manual tilt outboard
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Best scenario is to just leave the motor vertical. The transom is plenty strong. If you do need to tilt for ground clearance then do not latch it as it puts undue stress on the mounting bracket.
Get your eyes on it. Are the ends sealed? Piles stacked neatly and stickered? Rough or already surfaced? Seems that lumber can be had for less than 10$ that would be suitable. if you are not sure of your ability to select your material, it might be better to go to a reputable source for your first b...
His state tree is the white oak :lol: That is a good size boat. Get the proper timber and you will be way ahead of the game. Look on the internet for some of the shipwrights in Maine building lobster boats etc. They all use solid timber for their frame members. This would be like building one of the...