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by Jimbob
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello to Everyone from Phoenix
Replies: 16
Views: 2368

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: 3010

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
by Jimbob
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Brisbane Squirt
Replies: 6
Views: 1449

Re: Brisbane Squirt

I made my templates from 1/2" mdf.
It's easy to shape and it is thick enough for a flush trim router bit to ride against when you trim the good hardwood.
Jim
by Jimbob
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: You don't need tie down straps.
Replies: 10
Views: 3010

Re: You don't need tie down straps.

Hope the prop is ok. :lol:
by Jimbob
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2914
Views: 573621

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

That's looking mighty fine Carl.
Jim
by Jimbob
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento
Replies: 300
Views: 109948

Re: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento

Last weekend I got a step closer to the motor install. I got the engine off of the pallet and onto my mock-up of the motor stringers and support brackets. The mock-up made it easy to adjust the motor mounts for proper placement. I found out that I will need to shorten one of my engine mounting brack...
by Jimbob
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: You don't need tie down straps.
Replies: 10
Views: 3010

You don't need tie down straps.

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by Jimbob
Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 536
Views: 127424

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Hi Matt,
Bet you could squeeze some famowood mahogany putty into the gap if it bugs you. You might not even notice once you get the stain and finish on the dash.
Jim
by Jimbob
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento
Replies: 300
Views: 109948

Re: Neeley's Barrelback - Sacramento

Got my gantry assembled this weekend. It took 4 of us to raise it up. Kind of like a barn raising but without the women cooking dinner and all of the other festivities. Next I had to rent a 14 foot step ladder to position the hoist and add additional bracing. I don't want anything go move when I dro...
by Jimbob
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2914
Views: 573621

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Hi Carl, If I heard you right, you said both cleats on the same side of the boat. Don't forget, you can't always find a dock on one side of the boat. Think launch docks, and docks where one side is full. I would put two cleats on each side of the boat. Position them where the dock lines will be You ...
by Jimbob
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 536
Views: 127424

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

I have a separate nav switch that controls the front light and the rear flag pole light independent of the key on/off switch. You might be parked somewhere with the motor turned off and want to be seen. My gauges are wired to the key on switch because if I am running at night, I want to know what th...
by Jimbob
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1158
Views: 299008

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Hi Matt,
I got my bow pole and the stern pole at classic boat connection. The stern pole is wired with the connector to put into the standard plug.
Here's the link:
http://www.classicboatconnection.com/bo ... talog.html

Click on page #15
Jim
by Jimbob
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 536
Views: 127424

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

DaveO Mentioned a flux-capacitor. In case you are having a hard time finding one, I provided you with a link below.
Make sure you order the Marine Version.

https://www.oreillyauto.com/flux-capacitor
Jim
by Jimbob
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 536
Views: 127424

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Matt,
Looks Great!
Jim
by Jimbob
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 94
Views: 29796

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

You will want to use scarf joints. You will want to also use them when you get to making the battens as they are even longer. Glen-L has a detailed page on scarf joints. I made a jig so that I could cut the scarf joints with my router. The ratio was somewhere between 1:8 and 1:12 for the scarf angle...

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