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by chugalug
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: HP for Power-Row 13 1/2" SB Skiff
Replies: 6
Views: 416

Re: HP for Power-Row 13 1/2" SB Skiff

:D I like small motors too. however alot of those small ones don't have a reverse gear-they have 360 degree steering instead.I'm not sure how to hook one up remote steering .some of the 6 or bigger ones do have reverse.maybe the guy likes more power for heavier loads,I'm just fishing here. :D
by chugalug
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Central PA, Interested in 13 1/2' skiff
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Re: Central PA, Interested in 13 1/2' skiff

sounds like a power/row skiff from Glen-L to me. :roll:
by chugalug
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 255291

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Say,Carl: what are you planning for sink drain?using holding tank?or draining wash water to outside?Dad's old Chris-craft has water drain to fitting down at waterline.I'd prefer it to be a little higher in case of fitting leaking water into hull.I'm using 2 water container(same size)1 for water a...
by chugalug
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 255291

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

Tomas- won't be so funny if you have hang over the side.I'll stick to my bucket. :lol:Sorry ,Carl
by chugalug
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Europe
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Hi from Europe

:D some of us don't spend much time on our projects(mine is 4 years so far) some do and get their boats done quickly.depends,I suppose on the cash available.I just like the projects and figuring them out.oh,by the way-welcome. :D
by chugalug
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 255291

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D I've read where some use a computer fan hooked up to small battery and solar panel.wonder if there is some sort of gizmo( that costs less than 150 bucks, that could create a venturi effect to suck out the fumes(mounted on the roof of Chug) :D
by chugalug
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 255291

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Was wondering what you're using for vent fan? I'm thinking on using wood pellets and kitty litter that controls amonia put in larger freezer zip lock bags so won't have loose stuff getting damp.also have storage areas each side of bucket.
by chugalug
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 255291

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D could use it during build(to test it)didn't Ray use his during build of his true grit? :roll:don't forget about the vent stack.
by chugalug
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 255291

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Maybe using metal bisquit(bisquit joinery) from Lee valley or Rockler or Home hardware might work.I'm sure you'll find something.After looking at the bisquit stuff,I might use that myself.Some of that knock down hardware. :roll:
by chugalug
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 255291

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Looks interesting ,Carl.If its going to be all open,what are you using to keep the skeeters out?Maybe down in Texas ,you don't have skeeters :lol:
by chugalug
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 255291

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

: :roll: wonder what mahogany would look like pickled.I've done pine:1 cup linseed oil,1 cup turpentine,and 1 cup white paint mixed together and wiped on with rag.then varnished over after drying. :roll:
by chugalug
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 255291

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D sounds interesting,Carl.I'm going to use kitty litter containers(simply buy new containers with ammonia blocker litter) empty litter into gal or 1/2 gal freezer bags and install bucket ,use and cover waste with litter mixed with wood pellets.could use litter bucket lid to enclose.when full simply...
by chugalug
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: cure time for sanding
Replies: 6
Views: 488

Re: cure time for sanding

:D Unsure about system 3.I used Glen-L's Epoxy Shield and waited at least 2 weeks after final coat of epoxy on hull.Just have to keep checking and testing sander after. :D
by chugalug
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Slow Speed Wandering
Replies: 10
Views: 1385

Re: Slow Speed Wandering

I noticed that on Floridaboys tugboat video too.thought he was doing it on purpose.maybe not.hope I don't on chug
by chugalug
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:22 am
Forum: Gathering 2017
Topic: G11 Pictures and videos
Replies: 25
Views: 2118

Re: G11 Pictures and videos

:roll: Funny Hmmmm.His last posting on his adventure blog(Last June 24) ,he was in Guntersville and Chatanooga and was leaving "Genesis" somewhere near you folk's gathering.We don't converse much ,but if I ask him a question on boating,he'll usually answer my E-mail. :roll:

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