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by Roberta
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Count Down
Replies: 62
Views: 12029

Re: Count Down

Thanks, Bill!! Sounds like it is all under control.

Roberta
by Roberta
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Count Down
Replies: 62
Views: 12029

Re: Count Down

Pardon my ignorance, but are we doing shirts this year? I know a design was in the works.

Roberta :?:
by Roberta
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from Anchorage, Alaska
Replies: 5
Views: 182

Re: New member from Anchorage, Alaska

Welcome aboard!! Do explore the archives and other builder's blogs. This will help in your decision.

Roberta :D
by Roberta
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Tiny Might engine option Ford l6 or jet?
Replies: 4
Views: 392

Re: Tiny Might engine option Ford l6 or jet?

being able to marinize the engine would be the prime concern. Check parts availability and transmission fitups before doing anything major.

Roberta
by Roberta
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello Comporta ,Portugal calling
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: Hello Comporta ,Portugal calling

Welcome aboard!! Please post pics as your ideas sound interesting.

Roberta :D
by Roberta
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1515
Views: 312944

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

Redo's really suck!! Especially when it shouldn't have been necessary so soon. Hang in there, Bill!! It will be beautiful again.

Roberta :D :D :D :D :D
by Roberta
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 23
Views: 1273

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

What great kit! Your progress is amazing. This will really encourage prospective builders on the fence for a variety of reasons. The results are awesome.

Roberta :D :D :D :D
by Roberta
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: How many switches?
Replies: 3
Views: 324

Re: How many switches?

Sounds about right for accessories. Gauges could be powered by ignition switch. Relays could be incorporated to relieve load on ignition switch in all cases and turn off all electrical devices with a turn of the key.

Roberta
by Roberta
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Food
Replies: 10
Views: 917

Re: Food

Rich and I will be heading up to Alexandria Bay after the gathering. Consequently, we won't be bringing any appliances for cooking. We will bring chips and water and other things we can leave and pitch into the kitty.

Roberta :oops:
by Roberta
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello Hello
Replies: 4
Views: 504

Re: Hello Hello

Check out the Chinook.

Roberta
by Roberta
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: "I Wish I Had..."
Topic: (I wish I had) laminated chines & shears with more-but-thinner strips
Replies: 4
Views: 1115

Re: (I wish I had) laminated chines & shears with more-but-thinner strips

If the chines didn't break when you bent them, you're good to go.

Roberta
by Roberta
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Vermont
Replies: 9
Views: 819

Re: Hello from Vermont

Sapelle is great to work with. It can be gnarly in the grain pattern causing it to be prone to breakage during bending of chines and shears. I used it on the Torpedo for the framing, keel, chines and shears. It stabilizes the wood if you laminate it in 1/2 finished thicknesses. That way the grains c...
by Roberta
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Vermont
Replies: 9
Views: 819

Re: Hello from Vermont

Welcome aboard! Good to have another woman builder. I also like Okoume. Joubert is the best. There are some Asian brands out there that seem to be fine. Best to look it over, though. Joubert no worries.

Roberta :D
by Roberta
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2764
Views: 504939

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Looking Great, Carl!!!

Roberta :D :D :D :D :D :D
by Roberta
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Count Down
Replies: 62
Views: 12029

Re: Count Down

Sounds encouraging! See you in September. Is there a song like that? :D :lol: :lol: :lol: :D

Roberta :D :D