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by Wakemaker
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Why install the side planks first? (Squirt, etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 1645

Re: Why install the side planks first? (Squirt, etc.)

Is there a "rule of thumb" for where to make the transition?
(Perhaps an achieved angle)
by Wakemaker
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Why install the side planks first? (Squirt, etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 1645

Re: Why install the side planks first? (Squirt, etc.)

That makes a lot of sense ! In the front, where most (or all) of the forming of the plywood is, the sides are much larger and thus require more work / clamps / etc. to bend into place. I can see how this would be a huge PITA if the floor planks were already installed. The floor planks, on the other ...
by Wakemaker
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Why install the side planks first? (Squirt, etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 1645

Why install the side planks first? (Squirt, etc.)

Please excuse my ignorance, but why do we install the side planks first? It seems to me we could install the bottom planks (plywood) first, then the sides could cover the end grain of the bottom planks for a better appearance. BTW: I'm getting ready to go on my Squirt. Still reading all the forums, ...

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