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by specialk
Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112401

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Spent my last 3 days... Mon-Wed working getting all the frames build. havin a little trouble getting the breast stem level, I cut the notch like the plan called for, it is still a little high..I think I will deal with it after I do my Fri-Sat-Sun at the hospital..I added a picture of the rod holders...
by specialk
Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:57 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112401

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Got a few things done, it seems that as I move stuff around to make room for the build, I am finding stuff that was put on the back burner.. so I am clearing my honey-do-list . did get the building jig finished, keel made, transom parts cutout and bresthook cut out, glued up... I am still working on...
by specialk
Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:42 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112401

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Cut out the transom and knee's out on Sat 3-15 it was 76 degree's out. Then Sun. the rain came and the high was only 51 .. so it was a inside honey do list day.. but off 3 days next week and it is supose to be in the 70's .. want to get the building frame built and install all the frame's... COME ON...
by specialk
Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:31 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Belle Isle in Chicago build thread (with a few pics)
Replies: 196
Views: 51259

Re: Belle Isle in Chicago build thread (with a few pics)

Great looking boat.. I am with you on the cold weather, worked on my transom on Sat. then the rain came on Sunday and temp droped to 50 on Sunday...
So it will be next week before I get to start back..but once again great job.. keep the pictures coming..!
by specialk
Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:11 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 112401

Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

Thought I would start a thread of my build... Like the rest of the country ..It will only stay warm here for one or two days ... then it turns cold.. but have gotten three frames built.. I started with #4 (that wood was on top) now I have the middle frames built .. I think ..I will add rod storage u...
by specialk
Sun Feb 16, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Weather
Replies: 18
Views: 4341

Re: Weather

WE got a lot of Ice.. I live between Columbia S.C. and Augusta Ga... It gets the tree's so heavy they snap... this is one In my back yard that just missed my truck
by specialk
Sun Feb 16, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer
Replies: 13
Views: 3992

Re: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer

I thought I would post... how I turned a Red Fish into wood for my Boat...
First Pic is the Red Fish that took 3rd Place
2nd Pic is the wood I bought.. with the money...
Soon I hope I will have Pic of Boat
by specialk
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer
Replies: 13
Views: 3992

Re: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer

Got my plans on Friday.. spent most of Sat.. transferring most of the frames to clear plastic... plywood has been ordered.. I will pick up all the Cypress on my next day off,, still need to finish cleaning up the barn so I can get stated building.. y'all wish me luck
by specialk
Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:27 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer
Replies: 13
Views: 3992

Re: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer

JasonG I think ... I am just going to build the frames myself... a friend of mine has a large lot of cypress and my two sons and I have been looking for a project that has nothing to do with work... I hope someone see's this and buy's them.. thank Kelly
by specialk
Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer
Replies: 13
Views: 3992

Re: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer

JasonG wrote:I have a Flats Flyer frame kit (complete) that I am willing to sell. Let me know if you are interested and I will post pics and any other info.



Jason
Jason post some Pic and let me know how much !!! kelly.. kelly.parrish@palmettohealth.org
by specialk
Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer
Replies: 13
Views: 3992

Re: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer

Just orded the blue prints.. a place my woodshop will be cleaned out this weekend to get started... I have told my friend to save me some of his cypress that has been indoors, air drying for 3yrs... can't wait for the mail man to deliver...
by specialk
Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Thinking About Building Flats Flyer
Replies: 13
Views: 3992

Thinking About Building Flats Flyer

2012 pictures 003.JPG I am think about building the Flats Flyer.. as my first boat...anyone know about the cost of the wood for this project ? I checked out the wood for this boat and I noticed that no one builds or use cypress,,, is there a reason ? The last question (yea right !!! ) is does anyon...
by specialk
Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 1380

New Member

Hi everyone ...Have always wanted to build a Flats Flyer.. I am in a place of my life that it is possible.. I love skinny water fishing ... grew up in bevard county Fla...I live in columbia SC now... but go home often... so I will have lots of questions ...

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