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by JimmY
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Newbie

Welcome, there are a few other "speed freaks" here. Look forward to you posting progress.
by JimmY
Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Indiana Pee Wee
Replies: 8
Views: 1568

Re: Indiana Pee Wee

Sounds like a nice family project. Keep it up!
by JimmY
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Tucker's Squirt
Replies: 63
Views: 14453

Re: Tucker's Squirt

+1 on Sailrite and doing it yourself. I used some of their 2" foam and sewed the cushions to be 1 1/2" thick, to pre-compress them a bit, and they are pretty comfy on the water. I still ended up spending quite a bit on materials, but I don't know what a shop would charge. I made simple bench type cu...
by JimmY
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Michael's ZIP
Replies: 266
Views: 65227

Re: Michael's ZIP

Or set up the rear hatch like a "rumble seat." Flip up with the seat back on it.
by JimmY
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2594
Views: 450200

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Nice to see you still chipping away at it.
by JimmY
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Michael's ZIP
Replies: 266
Views: 65227

Re: Michael's ZIP

I like the design you came up with. If you are still on the fence about a bright finish, take a look at Art's Squirt "Work of Art." He used a combination of bright finish and paint on the sides that is pretty cool. He has a scheme similar to yours and used the paint to hide the joint in the side ply...
by JimmY
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: What the Heck, I'm Coming out of the Closet, too
Replies: 81
Views: 20133

Re: What the Heck, I'm Coming out of the Closet, too

Very nice write up on your boat building and sewing.

+1 on Sailrite, their materials and support are top notch.
by JimmY
Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Biss's Malahini Build
Replies: 143
Views: 26202

Re: Biss's Malahini Build

Nice Ash! :lol:


Sorry, I couldn't resist!
by JimmY
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tom's Tahoe
Replies: 211
Views: 41866

Re: Tom's Tahoe

Congrats! That stern is going to be outstanding!
by JimmY
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tom's Tahoe
Replies: 211
Views: 41866

Re: Tom's Tahoe

8) 8) 8) 8)
by JimmY
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: boat hook/paddle combination
Replies: 5
Views: 377

Re: boat hook/paddle combination

That's why I shaped the handle on my paddle that way. It comes in handy when docking or to grab a line or swimmer in the water.
by JimmY
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tom's Tahoe
Replies: 211
Views: 41866

Re: Tom's Tahoe

Looking great. I can't wait to see the flip!
by JimmY
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New guy from Michigan
Replies: 6
Views: 1167

Re: New guy from Michigan

Welcome, lots of builders in SW Michigan. Give us shout when you need to flip it!
by JimmY
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Gentry
Replies: 273
Views: 100168

Re: Aussie Gentry

:shock: :shock: :shock:
by JimmY
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Photos of your Glen-L boat for magazine ads
Replies: 16
Views: 3145

Re: Photos of your Glen-L boat for magazine ads

My boat is still in the water, and I can try to get more if you want more choices.