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by NAMEngJS
Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco Restart
Replies: 191
Views: 28688

Re: Monaco Restart

Looks amazing!
by NAMEngJS
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Considering Some Skipjack Modifications
Replies: 7
Views: 457

Re: Considering Some Skipjack Modifications

Hope the mast works out for you. I would also suggest not try to make sealed air compartments in the hull as if there ever were to be water ingress it would be impossible to bail them and you could have rot if the areas are not able to accessed to ensure their water tightness (aside from being a lot...
by NAMEngJS
Wed May 09, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2316
Views: 308138

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

I suppose it's my software engineering and aircraft mechanic background. You are a Software Engineer, Bill is a Civil/Structural Engineer, I am an Electrical Engineer, any other Engineers out there? I am a Naval Architect & Marine Engineer. Been doing this for a few years. Specialize mostly in ...
by NAMEngJS
Wed May 09, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Questin about fresh watercooling
Replies: 2
Views: 1094

Re: Questin about fresh watercooling

It should be possible, as they operate under similar thermodynamic principles, the concerns will be two things: 1) does the heat plate heat exchanger cool the circuit effectively. The vendor should sell you a product that meets those needs but best to make sure. And to make sure that it fits inside ...
by NAMEngJS
Wed May 02, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New guy from Camden, AR
Replies: 13
Views: 768

Re: New guy from Camden, AR

Welcome aboard! I agree to get the girls involved. Both my son and daughter love to come out in the garage and play around while I work.


Here is my first mate with an adjustable shelf for a vanity I am building that she helped me glue & clamp up
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by NAMEngJS
Tue May 01, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 408

Re: New Member

Welcome to the forum. Glad to see another Louisiana person here. I am in Metairie.
by NAMEngJS
Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco Restart
Replies: 191
Views: 28688

Re: Monaco Restart

I am with BayouBengal on this one. Will be hard to wait till Wooden Boat Fest to see it in person!
by NAMEngJS
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco Restart
Replies: 191
Views: 28688

Re: Monaco Restart

Looks amazing!
by NAMEngJS
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Oil Filter Location
Replies: 4
Views: 747

Re: Oil Filter Location

Understand completely! My Acadia has the oil filter on the front of the engine behind the radiator at some weird angle. always have oil everywhere. As an engineer I curse the j@ck@$$ engineer who thought that was an appropriate spot. :twisted:
by NAMEngJS
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: You know work sucks...
Replies: 3
Views: 467

Re: You know work sucks...

I know the feeling all to well, industry down turn caused my firm to push us back to 32 hrs a week for a long time. All the time and much less money. Last week was the first week back at 40 hours a week and now no time. My projects are going to back up considerably. :roll:
by NAMEngJS
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Carriage Bolts ?!?
Replies: 5
Views: 585

Re: Carriage Bolts ?!?

You could use a forstner bit and recess the nut end as the sheer rail is 1" thick you should have enough strength left if you recess the nut, this would provide relief from snags. Dont know if the cap rail is epoxied down as well but for commercial vessels like tug boats, for example, the fende...
by NAMEngJS
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco Restart
Replies: 191
Views: 28688

Re: Monaco Restart

Coming along great! And, my deepest condolences.
by NAMEngJS
Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Jet Ski Power
Topic: Starting my first build with a jet TNT
Replies: 75
Views: 20211

Re: Starting my first build with a jet TNT

Looks good to me!
by NAMEngJS
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Ship Models
Replies: 1
Views: 364

Re: Ship Models

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And just because... Go Navy! Beat Army!
by NAMEngJS
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Ship Models
Replies: 1
Views: 364

Ship Models

I went up to visit my little brother who is a firsty (senior) at the Naval Academy in Annapolis before going to Philly for the Army Navy Game last weekend. On campus they have a Naval Academy museum which is awesome in its own right but upstairs there is a model ship museum. It has a large collectio...

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