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by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Field of Dreams - Gulf Shores AL
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: Field of Dreams - Gulf Shores AL

:D should stop and check for trailer hitch on the Bently.that would look cool dragging your Bartender. :D
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Vandal 22
Replies: 21
Views: 1017

Re: Vandal 22

:D Wow ! that's nice.kinda similar to my Bo.Yours is on the top of the spectrum and mine is on the crappy end :)
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2368
Views: 319709

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

sorry about the stones too.I've been "stoned" a few times too.even had bladder stones too.When I saw the pics ,thought I was growing another set of teeth in there.
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Shop size
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: Shop size

:D Well,I built an 18ft longx 8 ft wide Bo-jest in a 12x 24 ft shed.Its tight but leaving wall studs exposed helped with some clamping issues.Also had higher ceiling rafters to lift hull from(2x10 rafters) :D
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Tucker's Squirt
Replies: 40
Views: 5161

Re: Tucker's Squirt

how about one of these rubber transom pads? I'm gonna order one for my boat- about 32 bucks
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Jamestown big book page1176 :D
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2368
Views: 319709

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Carl. Are the cabin sides straight? or will they be slightly curved?
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: Problems with a dark paint color on hull?
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: Problems with a dark paint color on hull?

:D I'm trying a hunter green hull using latex house paint.might have change to yellow so I might have a "Yellow submarine" :lol:
by chugalug
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Squirt in Manitoba
Replies: 33
Views: 1373

Re: Squirt in Manitoba

:D kinda like pic 3 of Robert Schmitz's squirt build in The Glen-L Boatbuilder's Gallery :D .
by chugalug
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: TrueGrit/Coastal Cruiser Walkaround
Replies: 51
Views: 4589

Re: TrueGrit/Coastal Cruiser Walkaround

:D Hey,I got one of those! I noticed that sawdust will get in bottom of slot and one won't be able to tilt back up 90 degrees.I just use mine with 1/2 " blade for quick cut off.
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by chugalug
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Wake board tower questions
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Wake board tower questions

:D you wouldn't have to worry about backing up-just turn the motor-still going for'ward.might have to have nav lights on a turntable on top :D
by chugalug
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Wake board tower questions
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Wake board tower questions

:D maybe a small outboard mounted in the middle.one of those older motors that swing all the way around for steering.Hurry up and build it so I'll have something to go by :D speaking of pink flamingoes,our school kids had a good way to make money for school trip-they were professional flamingo remov...
by chugalug
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Wake board tower questions
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Wake board tower questions

:D That looks like something my nephews would have come up with-they already did the couch on skis.Is that one of those new kevlar wakeboards? :lol:
by chugalug
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Getting the boat to the water
Replies: 4
Views: 327

Re: Getting the boat to the water

:D maybe weld on a metal toolbox on tongue and start adding barbell weights :D (or tools)
by chugalug
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 329
Views: 67328

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D Been trying to wire the boat.Had to figure out where to put the 2 batteries.Finally settled on a sliding drawer under the motor.not too fancy but battery switch will mount on front and will be recessed enough so won't catch on anything. :D
by chugalug
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 329
Views: 67328

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D Added a 110 buck chunk of bronze to "Chugs" hull today.was uneventful-drill 1-1/4" hole through hull,sand out a little,apply epoxy mix liberally to ply edges and thickened epoxy to fitting and assemble. IMG_1029[1].JPG now I have to get screen from faucet to stuff in drain.getting ...

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