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by raymacke
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Why Build Boats
Replies: 5
Views: 236

Re: Why Build Boats

For me that "memorable" moment during construction of the True Grit was when I completed the framing for the inverted hull and stood back and looked at the robust yet gracefully sweeping lines of the wood structure I had created. I have built a lot of things big and small but nothing match...
by raymacke
Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Why Build Boats
Replies: 5
Views: 236

Why Build Boats

I recent news item caught my interest. The story concerned the annual reenactment of Washington crossing the Delaware River in 1776. It mentioned this year boats were being provided by the Philadelphia Waterborne which is a non profit that teaches boat building skills to middle and high school stude...
by raymacke
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: In hull Transducers
Replies: 30
Views: 1219

Re: In hull Transducers

I was too cheap to buy one of the "real" through the hull units.


KENS - I already answered that! :lol:
(already had the the transom mount)
by raymacke
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: In hull Transducers
Replies: 30
Views: 1219

Re: In hull Transducers

Here is a link to a little info on my Cabin Skiff blog concerning a transducer I moved from the transom to the hull interior. Been there 16 years now and a lot of miles with no problems. Also used this method for a bow transducer on my True Grit. I was too cheap to buy one of the "real" th...
by raymacke
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1456
Views: 196805

Re: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24

Not that is anything wrong with that! :D
by raymacke
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: PLEASE PROOF YOUR NAME TAGS
Replies: 8
Views: 474

Re: PLEASE PROOF YOUR NAME TAGS

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by raymacke
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: PLEASE PROOF YOUR NAME TAGS
Replies: 8
Views: 474

PLEASE PROOF YOUR NAME TAGS

On Sunday the 10th I will have to cut off any new Name Tags - have to get ready to make the trip! BUT please take a look at the ones I have generated so far and make sure there are no errors. If you see a mistake, let me know ASAP about needed corrections. OR if I have missed someone please post som...
by raymacke
Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 2265

Re: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Unfortunately those are also a no go. PhotoBucket has gone to a $400 charge if you want their site to do 3 party hosting. In other words, you can see your photos but no one else can unless you pay the ransom.
by raymacke
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 2265

Re: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Bluesman - Not a Facebook user so I can not access it. :(
by raymacke
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 2265

Re: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

John,
Don't seem to be able to find last years tag or any info on "DEVESH". Can you provide it?
by raymacke
Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 2265

Re: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Bill,
Post your preferred Bartender photo and I will make new tags. AND any man or woman willing to suit up in a tyvek coveralls and spread epoxy on a hull SHOULD we listed as a co-builder!
by raymacke
Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Travels and Adventures of "Curt's Dream", a True Grit design- Illinois River
Replies: 11
Views: 1005

Re: Travels and Adventures of "Curt's Dream", a True Grit design- Illinois River

Yes, Curt and I had a great time knocking around the Illinois Waterway. We covered a little over 200 miles and had just perfect weather to do it. I was looking forward to getting to see his boat for the first time and I wasn't disappointed! It is well thought out, very nicely built and truly impress...
by raymacke
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 2265

Re: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Here is a sample of what I would like -

Name - Ray Macke
Alias - raymacke
Wife's name - Vickie Macke
Design built - True Grit (this could be "Design Under Construction ____________" or "Considering a _________",etc.)
Boat's name - Seaquinn
by raymacke
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ
Replies: 35
Views: 2265

Gathering 2017 (G11) Name Tags - ATTENDEES PLEASE READ

Again this year for those that would like them I will be supplying name tags for attendees of G11. But I need you help. If you plan to attend and would like a custom name tag, do a post in this thread. What I would like is - Your NAME Your FORUM ALIAS Name of the DESIGN either finished or under cons...
by raymacke
Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Photobucket mess
Replies: 23
Views: 1804

Re: Photobucket mess

Thanks Roberta, Let me give it a try. Don't have many photos on my laptop I take in the boat. IMG_0758b.jpg And right now I am on Kentucky Lake. IMG_0687b.jpg OK, looks like I just didn't know what I was doing. Missed the "PLACE INLINE" box. Need to Attach the photos and then place the cur...

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