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by hoodman
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1068
Views: 180244

Re: Matt's Geronimo

"finished" thanks!
by hoodman
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1068
Views: 180244

Re: Matt's Geronimo

chugalug wrote:How is the glass mounted in frames?


Thanks Chug, the glass will be mounted in a rabbett with trim pieces holding it in.
by hoodman
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini performance
Replies: 27
Views: 3853

Re: Malahini performance

Looking forward to seeing it!
by hoodman
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Bob's Geronimo - help please corrosion issue
Replies: 12
Views: 334

Re: Bob's Geronimo - help please corrosion issue

Yeah that looks weird. I would rather have stainless washers.
by hoodman
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Bob's Geronimo - help please corrosion issue
Replies: 12
Views: 334

Re: Bob's Geronimo - help please corrosion issue

Bob, I'm confused by what you mean about the washers. Where are those used?
by hoodman
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: How useful is a CNC machine for boat building?
Replies: 7
Views: 323

Re: How useful is a CNC machine for boat building?

I wouldn't exactly call us purists. We build plywood boats after all. I don't really care what tools you use to build your boat. That's up to you. However, I would say a good bandsaw would be a better investment than a CNC machine for boatbuilding. Something you can re-saw with would be ideal. You c...
by hoodman
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Maryland - building the Malahini
Replies: 41
Views: 2166

Re: Hi from Maryland - building the Malahini

Looks great, you'll get the hang of it! You're learning whether you realize it or not.
by hoodman
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1068
Views: 180244

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Something like this for the windshield, two parallelograms: IMG_20180911_101526636.jpg I thought it would be easier to join these with dowels so I ended up with two attempts at making a dowelling jig. After several tests, I could never get them accurate enough. Good dowelling jigs are not cheap, bis...
by hoodman
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Engine height
Replies: 12
Views: 426

Re: Engine height

I thought the cav plate was "supposed" to be even with the bottom of the boat. On my Geronimo the engine is just barely touching the top of the transom and the cav plate is exactly even with the bottom of the boat. Just got lucky.
by hoodman
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Gathering 2018
Topic: G-12 "Friday Lunch Run To Chattanooga"
Replies: 70
Views: 3096

Re: G-12 "Friday Lunch Run To Chattanooga"

I'll be there with a full tank!
by hoodman
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1068
Views: 180244

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Looks like the Geronimo will be at G12 sans windshield. Just not enough time to get it done. It's really not bad without it. At least while it's warm.
by hoodman
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Engine height
Replies: 12
Views: 426

Re: Engine height

Stupid question maybe but what do you hope to achieve by raising it?
by hoodman
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Engine height
Replies: 12
Views: 426

Re: Engine height

Easier to try the other holes before you drill new ones.
by hoodman
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Gathering 2018
Topic: Weather Forecast
Replies: 11
Views: 716

Re: Weather Forecast

I think we are going to luck out on this one. It's going to get nasty over in Kackalacky though.
by hoodman
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Maryland - building the Malahini
Replies: 41
Views: 2166

Re: Hi from Maryland - building the Malahini

I think the spray rails are a wise choice. Looking good!

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