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by chugalug
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Mini Laser-Cut Boat
Replies: 15
Views: 1312

Re: Mini Laser-Cut Boat

:D It's a Hurdy gurdy.comes in a kit- all laser cut out parts.no nails screws or glue.lots of extra parts as alot of them are quite small .all made out of thin ply.I got it from C B Getty cigar box guitar .comes from ugear.us.neat little kits and cheap too. :D took me about 6 hours to build
by chugalug
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Mini Laser-Cut Boat
Replies: 15
Views: 1312

Re: Mini Laser-Cut Boat

:D speaking of laser-cut,this little project will help you pass the time til your epoxy cures
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by chugalug
Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: 3M 4200
Replies: 4
Views: 948

Re: 3M 4200

:D I just read about a tip in old family handyman-make loop out of bread tie and insert into the stuff leaving part sticking out so one can pull out dried up part later.just a thought-haven't tried but sound logical. :D
by chugalug
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Electric Power
Topic: Thinking ahead a few years...
Replies: 5
Views: 1868

Re: Thinking ahead a few years...

:D Seems I've read somewhere in Woodenboat mag about something similar.Why wait until you're retired? alot of these boats take a little time to build(depends on how much$$ you have.some have to do it slowly(I have been building "Chug" for a few years now.Just got new to me motor and am wai...
by chugalug
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Not Yet Building
Replies: 2
Views: 400

Re: Not Yet Building

:D You might want to check out Tom Smitherman's adventures in Knot-So-Fast and in Genesis.not sure where you're located,but he is in Alabama. :D
by chugalug
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 827
Views: 133488

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:D sorry,Matt.Is that the transom I see? I can understand one wouldn't want standing water anywhere.seems like there might be a little as the bilge pump might not get it all.I've read somewhere that salt water kills mold,maybe a box of pickling salt would be handy to have along.maybe I need pickling...
by chugalug
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 827
Views: 133488

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:D Are those little board ends to hold up floorboards so when fastened,the screws don't puncture hull? :roll:
by chugalug
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Michael's ZIP
Replies: 176
Views: 22911

Re: Michael's ZIP

:D you got to be really careful with your used stain rags.By that,I mean don't leave them out on a wood surface or anywhere else that's flammable.THEY CAN and WILL START ON FIRE ON THEIR OWN.i left one on my tablesaw ,went in for dinner,came back to a pile of ashes.Thank GOD, the saw was metal.
by chugalug
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2316
Views: 307813

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D Don't feel bad,Carl. that looks really nice.I've been waiting for the snow to melt so I can try to pull chug out on the frost but got 6 more inches of the white crap yesterday. :D
by chugalug
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 325
Views: 63001

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D It's more than a couple years old -it was made in 2013.was 2900. bucks but I got all the hook-up cables and wiring parts. :D discovered that since I'm using tilt-tube for steering set-up,the old existing cable is a foot too short so ordered new system.ordered the waterlodge plans from Glen-l so w...
by chugalug
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 325
Views: 63001

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

:D picked up different motor today.A 9.9 Yamaha high thrust with all the cables and shifter controls.E-mailed Tom Smitherman about it.turns out its the same size and make he had on Knot-So-Fast.I thought it was a new set-up,but it's a couple of years old,just not used much.
by chugalug
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 827
Views: 133488

Re: Matt's Geronimo

:D could mount a small fuel tank forward.just cause it's there doesn't mean it has to be full.or are you gonna put the big honking anchor up there :lol:
by chugalug
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1487
Views: 223398

Re: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24

:D A friend of mine at work,uses power cable connections from heavy-duty welders to connect and disconnect his battery on his old car.guess he got tired of coming out to a dead car.
by chugalug
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Bo gest model power engine modification
Replies: 5
Views: 473

Re: Bo gest model power engine modification

:D Saw a slightly used 9.9 Yamaha motor at the dealer today-couldn't pass it up.4-stroke 9.9 Yamaha high thrust with all the hook-ups cables shifter,power tilt.It's a 25 inch shaft and my motorbox is cut for a 20 so will probably fill in with wood and metal plates :D only a couple years old,I though...
by chugalug
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2316
Views: 307813

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D looks good,Carl.Say, have you tried some of that pour-on finish? one just combines the 2 parts and really whip it up(wear paint mask-as there's tiny bubbles in the air) then spread on with foamy or pour on .then use small propane torch lightly to get the bubbles in the finish.I used that on my fo...

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