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by Bluesman
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tahoe Windshield
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: Tahoe Windshield

Thanks for the link Neel. I don't like the pass-through look with that center pane, in my mind it just doesn't work for the era and I'm planning on a period correct boat. Well, at least as best I can afford. Also thinking of exhaust tips. I like Butch Barto's side exhaust but I think those might loo...
by Bluesman
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tahoe Windshield
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Tahoe Windshield

Anyone know Gerald Hurst (is he still around?) and or where this windshield came from? I really like it....
by Bluesman
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from Ogallala, Nebraska
Replies: 5
Views: 430

Re: New member from Ogallala, Nebraska

Welcome! Not much water in that corner of NE but I think you've got a large Res. close by. Been through there on I-80 many times...
by Bluesman
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: New Zealanders - Radiata Pine?
Replies: 6
Views: 1691

Re: New Zealanders - Radiata Pine?

Thanks for the first hand report, I appreciate it!
by Bluesman
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Building my Tahoe and having a blast!
Replies: 6
Views: 806

Re: Building my Tahoe and having a blast!

Thanks Tom! I'll look through Neel's work for that tip.

I appreciate the suggestion and I've been bugging Bill with regular phone calls, so I owe him some Natty Light...
by Bluesman
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Building my Tahoe and having a blast!
Replies: 6
Views: 806

Re: Building my Tahoe and having a blast!

More progress
by Bluesman
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Building my Tahoe and having a blast!
Replies: 6
Views: 806

Re: Building my Tahoe and having a blast!

Right! I've been mocking up the stem section against the table saw so friends and neighbors can see, at least frames 8 - 10 and the breast hook. Won't be long for the skeleton to take shape but then I'm sure things will slow down. Plus I'm at Oshkosh next week for EAA and Factory Five Racing, even t...
by Bluesman
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Building my Tahoe and having a blast!
Replies: 6
Views: 806

Re: Building my Tahoe and having a blast!

Motor stringers
by Bluesman
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Building my Tahoe and having a blast!
Replies: 6
Views: 806

Building my Tahoe and having a blast!

Frames are done, motor stringers are done..... Getting ready to assemble the set up frame.... Long days on the garage with the music on and cold beer at the end of the day. The build is always the best.

Thanks to both Bill and Gayle for putting up with my phone calls and finite questions!
by Bluesman
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Biscuit joining frames
Replies: 5
Views: 2012

Re: Biscuit joining frames

Good tips Carl! Always willing to listen to another idea. Thank you!
by Bluesman
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Biscuit joining frames
Replies: 5
Views: 2012

Re: Biscuit joining frames

Thanks Neel! Skilled woodworking there...
by Bluesman
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Biscuit joining frames
Replies: 5
Views: 2012

Biscuit joining frames

I'm thinking of using biscuits to join my frames, along with epoxy and the standard gussets as proscribed. Does anyone have any reasons why I wouldn't want to use biscuits here?

Your expert opinions are appreciated!
by Bluesman
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Count Down
Replies: 69
Views: 15347

Re: Count Down

Yes, "See you in September" by The Happenings. 1966

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iu-7DXBiVsA
by Bluesman
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Count Down
Replies: 69
Views: 15347

Re: Count Down

Proud to say that my BIL is an Emeritus Trustee for Mystic Seaport Museum.
by Bluesman
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: New Zealanders - Radiata Pine?
Replies: 6
Views: 1691

Re: New Zealanders - Radiata Pine?

This is as I suspected. I thank you for the information!