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by Aussie
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

Gauges arrived this week and trial fitted to dash. Not sure if I should have left a larger gap between the Tacho And the speedo (what you all think)🤔 Got the steering wheel as well, happy with that one. Just waiting on the hardware to turn up and fuel tank to be ready. Also tomorrow I pick up my thr...
by Aussie
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

Some more parts for the build,
Quite a few things turning up in the mail now.
I picked up my switch panel today, absolutely stoked with how it looks, has blue LED light when the button is on.

Build is on target for an official launch mid year
by Aussie
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Bob Brown’s Belle
Replies: 27
Views: 4412

Re: Bob Brown’s Belle

Looks good Bob,

Like you mentioned on face book the work really does start when you flip!

But one step at a time.

The Belle is such a beautiful boat
by Aussie
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

Hi Peter, All good where we are mate, it is about 4 hours north of us although we still got around 1100mm of rain over a couple of weeks. This meant I got a few early days and got to work on the boat a bit more! Have fabricated all the insides of the cockpits and today made the foot rest and front s...
by Aussie
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

You got it Peter!! Reckon I could get nearly a carton along that shelf and room to pack some ice around it! We have set a date for the completion and I am in the process of getting a trailer at the moment. (Not telling anyone in case it changes)!! it wont though as I am full steam ahead and have ful...
by Aussie
Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tahoe 23
Replies: 240
Views: 75046

Re: Tahoe 23

Tony,

Great to see you are still going with the build.

hope you are going well.

we all need to get moving as I am looking at arranging a Gathering for this year!

Jamie
by Aussie
Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

Tom,

Will be a storage shelf, just for the likes of sunglasses etc. I have younger kids and this will give them somewhere to store there stuff and not rolling around on the floor.

It will be covered in carpet.
by Aussie
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

Thanks,

Have now finished the seating and side fabrication of the cockpits. Will now work on the finer details like floor hatch to get access to the shaft log etc.

Jamie
by Aussie
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

Progress pics of the interior
by Aussie
Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

I am getting back into the build daily now. Gotta get this boat in the water!

Worked on the rear cockpit floor and side panels.
Will be an armrest on the open section with the cup holder.

Pic of my flush mount ski tow as well.

Jamie
by Aussie
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

Thanks,

Front row seat fabricated. Leg room works out good (even for a tall bloke like me)
Floors are next then side panels
by Aussie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

Thanks Bill,

We are having quite good weather in my neck of the woods,
By the time I get in the shed at night time it is down to about 24 degrees so quite pleasant
by Aussie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Aussie Belle
Replies: 303
Views: 99468

Re: Aussie Belle

Ok 2 of the seats are done and working on the third. I am also doing armrests with cup holders, so framing for them is done.
Happy so far!
by Aussie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Bob Brown’s Belle
Replies: 27
Views: 4412

Re: Bob Brown’s Belle

Keep at it Bob! I am 6 years in and still going!
We have a completion date of end of May this year
by Aussie
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Build in Charleston
Replies: 93
Views: 23560

Re: Key Largo Build in Charleston

Hi, If you are going to paint just make sure you finish all your inside framing and any epoxy glueing that you need. My old man painted the inside ( looks great) but had to remove paint on the areas he needed to epoxy joint on, just made antra work in the long run. I used several coat of CPES then 2...