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by specialk
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando
Replies: 112
Views: 22809

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando

Tracy...you have 220 to the shop yet...?
by specialk
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 85
Views: 3888

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Port St. John... directlyacross from the VAB at Kennedy Space Center
This is the view ...we wake up to every day...
by specialk
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 85
Views: 3888

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Conrad...there are several ways to get that angle... If you have the room...your bandsaw method is perfect. .. If you are good with a jig saw Tracy ...has a good idea. .. I stole this pic..from someone on the fourm...just to show you what I did.. My thought was. ..once the battens were in...I could ...
by specialk
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando
Replies: 112
Views: 22809

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando

Tracy....Bill is correct. ..build some stairs.... My shop is a little small...I guess I should say tight...because of the equipment. ..so I found a adjustable shower chair...at a thrift store...came in very handy...big rubber feet...nice rubberized foam seat... I have a idea...to take the foam seat ...
by specialk
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 85
Views: 3888

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

I think that would be beautiful. ..
By the time I got to that point...I wanted to get it done...and painted. ...so I picked a different way...!
by specialk
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 280
Views: 46328

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Conrad...I did use a router to cut out the batten notches. ..and made my battens a 1/8 proud of the frames...if I remember correctly the reason is ..you need a air gap/water space... Back to the batten notches...the side of the notch closest to the keel is tight ...and the side of the notch on the g...
by specialk
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 85
Views: 3888

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Conrad...remember when cutting multiple pieces or your gusset. ...you can cut a little big...and use a bottom bearing bit on a router to match everything up...
by specialk
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando
Replies: 112
Views: 22809

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando

Tracy...do I need to stop bye...and help...?
by specialk
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 85
Views: 3888

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Congrats. ..future boat builder....
by specialk
Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 85
Views: 3888

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

You are exactly right...I think. ..when Ken designed this boat...he knew/felt that some errors would occur....and this boat even with a few fixes here and there. ..is still a great stable platform for fishing and having fun... I know when I was building mine...I would just slow down... double check....
by specialk
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 85
Views: 3888

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

If it is fillable. ..mix epoxy and wood flour ( dust from sanding bag) or you will need to cut a filler piece and saturate it with epoxy... I am pretty good with a belt sander...so a lot of my critical cuts ...I cut long ...and belt sand to fit... This is probably a slower way of getting a perfect f...
by specialk
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 85
Views: 3888

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Woohoo...it only gets more exciting from here...!
by specialk
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 85
Views: 3888

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Congrats. ..on your 3rd child...
You remind me of my oldest son " the marine "
He has 4... he says one for each enlistment ...
Good time to build a boat...lots of memory's for you and the family. ..
by specialk
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2161
Views: 265873

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Carl.. glad your back.. your build is beautiful as always..
by specialk
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Syringes
Replies: 11
Views: 821

Re: Syringes

Matt...I might be late to the party.. but what I did was ..put the mixed epoxy in the corner of a sandwich baggie...and cut appropriate hole...if you have to shoot it in somewhere...stick the small corner in the kerf with the point of nail...and squeeze. .. If I still worked at the hospital would ju...

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