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by rasorinc
Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:32 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Different Wood for True Grit Frames ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1852

Re: Different Wood for True Grit Frames ?

I'm buying select # 1 cypress for 2.30 to 2.60 BF out of Memphes. it comes in 1" 5/4,, 6/4s, 8/4s rough sawn so you have to mill it or sand it smooth. It does not rot and is as strong as D.F. It has straight grain I will come back with a link. http://www.connectedlines.com/wood/wood22.htm http://www...
by rasorinc
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:34 am
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: BELTSANDER
Replies: 5
Views: 2514

Re: BELTSANDER

I just ordered this Bosch and this great table.http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0009H ... PDKIKX0DER
by rasorinc
Thu Sep 08, 2011 5:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: progress...well sort of
Replies: 13
Views: 2750

Re: progress...well sort of

Everything looks great in your pics. Just think how much easier your
second build will be. Please keep all of us up to date.
by rasorinc
Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: Hot Dip Gavanized Wood Screws
Replies: 7
Views: 6423

Re: Hot Dip Gavanized Wood Screws

I have found a supplier............Hamilton Marine.com offers wood screws in all sizes Galvanized. Thanks much everyone.
by rasorinc
Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: Hot Dip Gavanized Wood Screws
Replies: 7
Views: 6423

Re: Hot Dip Gavanized Wood Screws

Thanks to the both of you. Yes they will be used in building a boat and will be couter sunk with epoxy over, so no air gets to them which is why I cannot use stainless steel.
by rasorinc
Sun Aug 21, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: Hot Dip Gavanized Wood Screws
Replies: 7
Views: 6423

Hot Dip Gavanized Wood Screws

Does anybody know an on line supplier of hot dip galvavized wood screws of all sizes. I have spent well over and hour searching W/O success. No problem with bolts but cannot find a suopplier of hot dip screws. Thanks much, Stan
by rasorinc
Sat Jun 12, 2010 12:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Getting started on research and looking for opinions
Replies: 10
Views: 2532

Re: Getting started on research and looking for opinions

I would prefer the Monsoon for the hull shape (inner curve).
by rasorinc
Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: REposting
Replies: 1
Views: 1341

REposting

Message rasorinc Post subject: STRAKESPosted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:50 am Joined: Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:59 pm Posts: 291 Location: Knoxville Tennessee I'm just cutting out the frames for the Cuddy Sport which has a full V bottom 4/12 clear to the transom. Each side has 3 strakes 1 being the chine strake....
by rasorinc
Mon Apr 12, 2010 11:50 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: STRAKES
Replies: 1
Views: 929

STRAKES

I'm just cutting out the frames for the Cuddy Sport which has a full V bottom 4/12 clear to the transom. Each side has 3 strakes 1 being the chine strake. In looking at the Carolina Angler which is also a V hull but flattens out as it nears the transom and becomes almost flat at the transom. It has ...
by rasorinc
Mon Apr 05, 2010 2:41 pm
Forum: Launching Ramp
Topic: LAUNCHED MY BOAT TODAY
Replies: 5
Views: 2844

LAUNCHED MY BOAT TODAY

by rasorinc
Thu Mar 04, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Audeen Engine
Replies: 11
Views: 3137

Re: Audeen Engine

this site will give you good deminsions of 5.7 V8 and the V6. add for exhaust manifolds. http://www.gm.com/experience/technology ... ngines.jsp
by rasorinc
Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:27 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: An Engine for my Belle Isle- A PLEA FOR HELP ???
Replies: 6
Views: 2257

Re: An Engine for my Belle Isle- A PLEA FOR HELP ???

Look here for a complete engine and do not pay more.. fohttp://www.michiganmotorz.com/conditions-of-use-i-88.htmlr There are dozens of engine sellers on the web. These people have been around quite awhile. Their prices seem to me to be medium or slightly below. You want a turnkey engine where you on...
by rasorinc
Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:21 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: A question about Riviera Boat
Replies: 4
Views: 1098

Re: A question about Riviera Boat

If the sea looked like glass on a sunny day, I might go out 800 yards.
by rasorinc
Sat Feb 13, 2010 3:49 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: GM 3,0 marine engine
Replies: 5
Views: 6444

GM 3,0 marine engine

http://www.gm.com/experience/technology/gmpowertrain/engines/specialized/marine/2010_3000%20Marine.pdf This is GMs oldest marine engine. Does anyone know the best way to get 50 70 more horsepower out of this engine???? I've heated up Subaru's 2.5L with 200 more HP and put over 100,000 trouble free a...
by rasorinc
Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: fiberglass panals CF65 vs HDPE
Replies: 2
Views: 1640

fiberglass panals CF65 vs HDPE

Can these products be placed over wood frames in leu of plywood?
thanks.