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- Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:22 am
- Forum: Miscellaneous
- Topic: How many boats have you built?
- Replies: 3
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When I was young, I lived in the SW of Ireland, our cottage was near a bog which flooded most winters and always flooded the road near the house ( and the house on 3 occasions also). I spent many happy hours making boats from almost anything that floated. What puzzled me most, was that when I put a ...
- Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:52 am
- Forum: Power Boats
- Topic: Just bought myself a new set of plans
- Replies: 22
- Views: 4125
No Newsletter for me neither!metalstorm wrote:I didnt get the newsletter either, confirmed it was not junked as well.
Not a big deal, just saying.
I've seen people here use tar (pitch/bitumen) on the ends, they say it's even better than paint. Small boats owners on the rivers around here (Ireland) coat the bottoms (of the boats!) with tar to seal leaks and as a sort of anti-fouling. Messy stuff to use though.
Hello all, ordered study plans for Coaster. Here's a bunch of questions for Glen-l and any others who can help: I am to build a boat for use on inland waterways in Ireland, a mix of canal and river use, with some large lakes. Coaster looks attractive because of: shallow draft, flat bottom, looks roo...