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by BruceDow
Sat Sep 23, 2006 3:41 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Glen L 14 and Planing Wood.
Replies: 32
Views: 14766

I'm late to this thread, but I'll wade in anyways. I've been wading knee deep in chips for the past week. I bought all the lumber for my Monaco rough cut, and so-far have planed the parts for the frames, transom, and motor stringers. I have a delta 12", 15Amp planer which served me well for this wor...
by BruceDow
Mon Sep 18, 2006 2:43 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Is a Double keel on a kayak more stable?
Replies: 5
Views: 5068

wow. a 150 lb dog in a 32" wide boat... that sounds pretty exciting... Having Lukey, our 50 lb retriever, as a passenger leads to a pretty wild ride when we try to bring him in our open stripper Canoe. Eventually, he just jumps out and swims along beside us. (we don't go too far or too fast) When I ...
by BruceDow
Fri Sep 08, 2006 2:22 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Chris Craft 283... Should I???
Replies: 12
Views: 7771

OK... it's a go. Thanks for all the advice. I've told the gentleman that I'll take it, and he said that he'll deliver it to me next time I'm up at the lake. Here's some more background... The gentleman is a retired machinist and maintenance foreman from a steel plant up here in Ontario. (it turns ou...
by BruceDow
Sun Sep 03, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Chris Craft 283... Should I???
Replies: 12
Views: 7771

Chris Craft 283... Should I???

This may just break my "Analysis Paralysis" as I mentally cycle among the Monaco, Mist Miss, and Audeen... I was browsing the classifieds of the community newspaper up at the cottage, and found a gentleman selling a Chris Craft 283-HQ engine. It has a Paragon hydraulic transmission, and is all rigge...