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by Bob Perkins
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Bob Brown’s Belle
Replies: 92
Views: 22349

Re: Bob Brown’s Belle

Maybe rethink getting it on the cradle - I can to it alone in about 45 minutes.. Its been on/off a few times over the years. The way I got it off: Moved front of boat to big sling at garage door made from truck duty ratchet strap. Then I jacked the boat and trailer straight up to a height that I kne...
by Bob Perkins
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Bob Brown’s Belle
Replies: 92
Views: 22349

Re: Bob Brown’s Belle

I had a miserable process of jacking up the trailer and putting all 4 wheels on car dolly's. The garage it was kept in (not the shop) was just big enough to store it diagonally.. with a drop down tongue.. I had 3" clearance at the back corner and about 2" at the front. It was a pain.. back it in.. j...
by Bob Perkins
Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Bob Brown’s Belle
Replies: 92
Views: 22349

Re: Bob Brown’s Belle

FWIW: In my 13 years on my lake in Maine. I've never even put the registration numbers and sticker on my hull.. I keep it in the glove box just in case.. if I get pulled over - I'll let them "I just got the sticker and haven't put it on yet.." Can't even imaging putting a readable 12 digit number on..
by Bob Perkins
Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Bob Brown’s Belle
Replies: 92
Views: 22349

Re: Bob Brown’s Belle

My HIN was assigned
by Bob Perkins
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 326
Views: 174681

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Nice :)

The Cutwater guy made mine.. I had trouble with the fitting.. At the time he was inside of a 2 hour drive so he came up and finished it off.
Even 100 hours is a lot. Yikes!
by Bob Perkins
Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 326
Views: 174681

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Nice work sir :)
by Bob Perkins
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Bob Brown’s Belle
Replies: 92
Views: 22349

Re: Bob Brown’s Belle

That's familiar looking! Nice work :D
by Bob Perkins
Sun May 31, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 326
Views: 174681

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Yea - its weird how they are..

Nice work!!
by Bob Perkins
Fri May 01, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 326
Views: 174681

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

I would not use 4200 if you ever want it to come off.. It says its not as sticky as 5200 - big fat lie.. The stuff you are supposed to use is called bedding compound. Dolphinite is the old timey brand.. Interlux makes some too. Most deck hardware where you don't want water getting it is done this wa...
by Bob Perkins
Fri May 01, 2020 5:02 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 326
Views: 174681

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

I had missed this it seems - wow! Nice work sir.. that's a lot of hours.. again .. this part of the build is so fun.. one.. visual progress.. two.. ability to demonstrate progress. 12 hours of sanding and finishing means nothing to the casual observer.. (really? looks the same as last time I saw it....
by Bob Perkins
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 326
Views: 174681

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

I outsourced 2 things.. The cutwater and the upholstery.. (The cutwater guy was driving distance at the time)
Cool that you are doing it!
Let see a few pics of that work in progress.
by Bob Perkins
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:00 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 326
Views: 174681

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Looking good! I liked this part where things started happening faster...
by Bob Perkins
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 326
Views: 174681

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Looking good!!
by Bob Perkins
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 326
Views: 174681

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

You expert you! ;)
by Bob Perkins
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 326
Views: 174681

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

just to be clear - I did quite a bit before curling up under my bow for an afternoon..
But there is little getting around it.. Time will be spent in cramped places :)

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