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by Kevin Morin
Thu Jan 24, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Wider beam on a wooden Glen-L / Ken Hankinson design?
Replies: 11
Views: 3528

Design or Rough Sketch?

old750, I found basilkies' advice very accurate. I'd ask myself "I'm I buying a Glen-L DESIGN; or a rough sketch?" If you have hull issues with a given design I suggest that you keep shopping for the boat that is the size and hull shape you want -not buy a 'close-enough' fit and modify. If you chang...
by Kevin Morin
Thu Jan 24, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: Aluminum cabin & steel hull?
Replies: 10
Views: 8583

Aluminum House on Steel Hull

darcher, I put an aluminum house on a crabber like oleman describes and it lasted the life of the boat. We welded a steel angle to the steel deck after the original house was cut off, and on that heavily painted steel we laid a fiberglass angle strip. The fiberglass was covered with an aluminum angl...
by Kevin Morin
Thu Jan 24, 2008 1:21 pm
Forum: Metal
Topic: Aluminum hull issues in small boats
Replies: 12
Views: 10791

oleman, Fifty Plus, mcmbuilder, Hello, I'm a newbie here, but I saw this topic so I'll add a few remarks about riveted production skiffs. I've repaired these skiffs for a few years, and learned a little about them as I did. I think their rivets 'loosen' in two ways, one is elongation the second is w...