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by Jimbob
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: A couple new builder questions
Replies: 9
Views: 923

Re: A couple new builder questions

I made my templates out of 1/2" mdf. It's easy to shape to the marking line with a pattern makers rasp and sand paper. The 1/2" mdf gives plenty of surface for the flush trim router bit to "ride on".
Jim
by Jimbob
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Choice of wood filler color on okoume under west system epoxy
Replies: 4
Views: 739

Re: Choice of wood filler color on okoume under west system epoxy

I found famowood on amazon in natural, oak/teak, and maple.
At classic boat connection they sell mahogany and ash. David at classic boat connection might be able to steer you in the right direction.
Jim
by Jimbob
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Oil Filter Relocation
Replies: 6
Views: 673

Re: Oil Filter Relocation

I'm at work so I can't get pictures now. Thanks for the picture Tom. Mine is similar. What Ken says makes sense. It is probably already relocated. Once I relocate the relocate , I will connect with braided stainless hose like they use on oil cooler units. It appears that they used metal tubing on my...
by Jimbob
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Oil Filter Relocation
Replies: 6
Views: 673

Re: Oil Filter Relocation

Thanks!
I'll check that out. It's a new mercruiser (chevy) so that's what they probably did.
JIm
by Jimbob
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Oil Filter Relocation
Replies: 6
Views: 673

Oil Filter Relocation

I finally got my engine into my barrelback. Turns out that the oil filter on my mercruiser 4.3L is on the top of the engine right under a deck beam.
Anyone have any recommendations as to oil filter relocation kits, and where to get one?

Thanks,
Jim
by Jimbob
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 533
Views: 125864

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Hi Matt, I would want to keep everything balanced, and mount the tank in the center of the boat. That tank full is almost 200 lbs. that is a lot of weight on one side of the boat. My tank is mounted in the center of the boat, and I will have to remove my tank if I have to get access to the rudder, b...
by Jimbob
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tom's Tahoe
Replies: 343
Views: 94979

Re: Tom's Tahoe

Tom,
It's really looking great. I like all of your custom modifications, especially the stern treatment.
Jim
by Jimbob
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: Choice of (2) band saws, help...
Replies: 7
Views: 868

Re: Choice of (2) band saws, help...

Here's a spindle sander from HFT. I have a similar model from them and it works great. They are about $150, but you can probably get one cheaper with their sale/coupon deals.
Jim
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by Jimbob
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: BARRELBACK BUILD FROM TOLEDO
Replies: 15
Views: 1681

Re: BARRELBACK BUILD FROM TOLEDO

Hi Shawn, Welcome! from another barrelback builder. You will want to go with the silicon bronze screws from Glen-L. They have a nice kit of all of the screws and ring nails that you will need for the barrelback. I substituted additional screws for the ring nails because I wanted the option of removi...
by Jimbob
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: Choice of (2) band saws, help...
Replies: 7
Views: 868

Re: Choice of (2) band saws, help...

Hi Garry, One thing to consider is whether you will be re-sawing boards for veneer etc. Generally a standard 14" band saw can take a board up to approx 6" wide when it is standing on edge. If you want to go higher you can get a "riser block" and increase the cutting capacity to 12". The motor on a 1...
by Jimbob
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 92
Views: 28538

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

Hi Lee
Nice work! That's a neat jig you made. If I ever have to cut a scarf joint again I'm going to use a jig like yours instead the router method that I used.
Jim
by Jimbob
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: MaideN Montana
Replies: 47
Views: 15124

Re: MaideN Montana

Hi Trent, I really want to stay away from putting 20 screws on the perimeter of the cutwater into my bow but maybe that is inevitable? Every cutwater I have seen is attached to the boat with screws. They are normally attached with short #6 stainless screws. If you want to go with the classic look, g...
by Jimbob
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build
Replies: 545
Views: 129315

Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Good deal!
Glad the master is back at it.!!
I have always enjoyed watching your progress.
Jim
by Jimbob
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello to Everyone from Phoenix
Replies: 16
Views: 2222

Re: Hello to Everyone from Phoenix

Welcome to the forum! I would think that excess humidity would be a bigger problem. i.e. rotting wood. I found a couple of links below that might answer your question. I built my boat in Sacramento, CA. It gets hot here in the summer but the humidity is 26% higher than Phoenix. You might call some b...
by Jimbob
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: You don't need tie down straps.
Replies: 10
Views: 2955

Re: You don't need tie down straps.

You know there is a lot to be said for deep v hulls. Notice how nicely it stayed on the roof of the truck without falling off.
jim

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