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by mrintense
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3245
Views: 715132

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Thanks Jim, I know what you mean about the heat. It's been over a hundred several days in a row here. Starting to cool down a bit, only 94 today. As for veneering the parts, they can be vacuum bagged without a form as long as the parts are bagged properly so that the bag can conform to the shape and...
by mrintense
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3245
Views: 715132

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Thanks Billy and Jim, Progress continues. It's gotten a lot hotter so work sessions tend to be an hour or less before retreating into the house for awhile. I've nearly completed the fuel tank box. It's been assembled and painted. Only waiting on a couple of small parts to finish it. The box has been...
by mrintense
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Virginia Barrel
Replies: 13
Views: 517

Re: Virginia Barrel

For encapsulation, also be mindful of the amine blush from poxy shield. This needs to be washed off before sanding or bonding after the previous coat has cured. It's waxy feeling but washes off readily with warm soapy water. Alternatively, you can buy non blushing epoxy for encapsulation.
by mrintense
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 333
Views: 164482

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Coming along real nice Jim. Don't worry about the less than perfect work. We all have that I believe. And I totally understand the feeling of getting stuck while trying to figure out what to commit to next. I've been through more of those than I care to admit.
by mrintense
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tom's Tahoe
Replies: 436
Views: 153041

Re: Tom's Tahoe

Tom, your build really has raised the bar. She's definitely in the class of well built boats. Beautiful work.
by mrintense
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3245
Views: 715132

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

We're still evaluating this particular design. There are some disadvantages like it doesn't lend itself well to cup holders with affecting the design aesthetic and like you mentioned Bryan, they could potentially be heavy. Like everything else about this build, I am delaying making a decision on thi...
by mrintense
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3245
Views: 715132

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Tony, Thanks, I appreciate the rough weather concern, however, my wife and I will strictly be calm water boaters. If the weather shows signs of getting bad , then we will not be boating. I am not making light of this, but I know my wife and she will not go boating if the water is rough. Furthermore,...
by mrintense
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3245
Views: 715132

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Thanks Tim, Matt, Jim, Doug, Tom, and Nick for all the encouragement and responses. It does take some of the load off my mind that this is the right decision. I got my battery boxes the other day and they will fit just fine under the motorwell. So they've been put in my part "stash" along with the o...
by mrintense
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini performance
Replies: 67
Views: 35283

Re: Malahini performance

Matt, at the rate you're building, you'll be able to open a boat rental business!! I love it that you have this much ambition and energy. It's great to see that kind of drive in people.
by mrintense
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:34 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 333
Views: 164482

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Moving along Jim. I have most of the hardware I need for my fuel tank. It'll be a few months before it goes in as I still have cabin work to accomplish, but it may well be one of the first non wood systems I put in. Nice clean work on the wiring. Good job.
by mrintense
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Another Vera Cruise build
Replies: 25
Views: 4786

Re: Another Vera Cruise build

I smile every time you post new pictures Nick. It brings back memories of my own Vera Cruise. Keep up the good work. At the rate you're building, I wouldn't be surprised if you pass me by.
by mrintense
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:29 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Building a La Paz 24
Replies: 38
Views: 17768

Re: Building a La Paz 24

Very cool. I always enjoy seeing the bigger boats being built. They do take longer to do, but man are they impressive.
by mrintense
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 625
Views: 194826

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Well I'm hoping that using additional support under the 1/2" floors I used will be enough (without too much of a weight penalty). They seem solid enough now even without the boards being fastened down yet.
by mrintense
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 222
Views: 97547

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

Every time I see photos of a cold molded hull going together, I think of the strength being built into that hull. That along with the additional side battens. One stout hull. Looking good Lee.
by mrintense
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tahoe 23
Replies: 316
Views: 151959

Re: Tahoe 23

Another beautiful woodie getting ready for its day in the sun. Nice work Tony.

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