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by NAMEngJS
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Ship Models
Replies: 1
Views: 107

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: 107

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...
by NAMEngJS
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: Stretching out the beam?
Replies: 31
Views: 771

Re: Stretching out the beam?

In regard to what Kevin is saying about the viewing of the lines on paper is true, as even with a computer faired design there is something to be said about actually looking down the lines in person. In my own experience if you have the design in a CAD format (I realize you do not and it will most l...
by NAMEngJS
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival
Replies: 13
Views: 680

Re: Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival

Well "building" would imply i have started... ehh not so much. I am building a barrelback but I am in the process of some modifications that I am working through, along with budgeting some money to purchase lumber. All I can say is daycare does a number on my bank account.
by NAMEngJS
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival
Replies: 13
Views: 680

Re: Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival

I know that I will be there walking around with the family on Saturday for most of the day as well. Looking forward to what should be a great show as always.
by NAMEngJS
Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 204

Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival 2017

Just putting it out ther that the wooden boat festival in Madisonvill Louisiana is comming up on October 14th and 15th this year. I will most likely be there on Saturday. Admiral has choosen another port for Sunday. :roll: https://www.woodenboatfest.org/ Here is a link to the festival website. Pictu...
by NAMEngJS
Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Making a monto Carlo wider
Replies: 17
Views: 942

Re: Making a monto Carlo wider

The small width of the engine I believe would allow you to have 2 engines, however as you traverse outboard the amount of usable space under the stringers decreases considerably. That said you might be able to make the main engine stringers out of alloy but I would worry about decreasing the frames ...
by NAMEngJS
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Making a monto Carlo wider
Replies: 17
Views: 942

Re: Making a monto Carlo wider

I think this is possible, though few things to consider. The Monte Carlo has an L/B ratio of 3.22/1, but that is max beam assuming chine beam is going to be slightly less the L/B is probably closer to 3.5/1. This is usually a good average for most of these types of vessels. If you know the overall d...
by NAMEngJS
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Dream Builder
Replies: 16
Views: 1002

Re: Dream Builder

In regards to your thinking on the Inboard Vdrive location i would take considerable amounts of time to consider any major move. The designer has a vessel that should float at its designed trim with the weights as shown. The LCB can and will change with the movement of any weight. Imagine haveing 10...
by NAMEngJS
Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: A question about Waterlines
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: A question about Waterlines

I dont have the plan you do but in classical lines plans they have buttock lines, stations, and water lines at determined intervals So on a body plan there might be a wl2 wl4 etc and these are the waterline at a particular even keel draft.
by NAMEngJS
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Juan from Boulder
Replies: 1
Views: 198

Re: Juan from Boulder

Welcome! Now i am not the only Juan (don't quote me not that) :lol: :roll: Look forward to seeing your progress.
by NAMEngJS
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member: Blake Henry
Replies: 4
Views: 425

Re: New Member: Blake Henry

Welcome aboard. There are a few of us in the Louisiana area. look forward to seeing your build!
by NAMEngJS
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Alternate Inboard Power?
Replies: 3
Views: 633

Re: Alternate Inboard Power?

Would have to have one that is set up for gasoline or diesel as Natural gas has a much smaller energy density, thereby requiring more fuel volume for the same output power.
by NAMEngJS
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: La Paz modifications
Replies: 5
Views: 534

Re: La Paz modifications

What you are suggesting is a minor modificaton and performace would not be affected substantially by it. As an example if ypu build the 100 gallon fuel tank as suggested the boat will change in weight about 600 lbs from full to empty. The designer has suggested an engine hp range that is sufficient ...
by NAMEngJS
Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Cooling on mahogany inboard boats
Replies: 5
Views: 456

Re: Cooling on mahogany inboard boats

Either is possible, the closed system like Bill described or an open system that uses raw water. In a closed system you will have to plumb in an expansion tank to hold excess coolent (water, Naacool, ect.) and the system should be under positive pressure (expansion tank is higher than the rest of th...

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