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by benpetre
Sun May 03, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Barrelback 20'
Replies: 243
Views: 127039

Re: Barrelback 20'

Gorgeous
by benpetre
Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Birth layouts and considerations
Replies: 7
Views: 3337

Re: Birth layouts and considerations

bow berths are V shaped by nessecity to match the shape of the bow. thus one side of the berth is much wider than the other. especially when there are 2 people sharing the berth, it is more comfortable for your little feet to be tucked into the small end as opposed to two heads, shoulders, arms etc....
by benpetre
Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Roberta's Torpedo
Replies: 1968
Views: 638495

Re: Roberta's Torpedo

subtle fin
by benpetre
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from Fort Bragg
Replies: 4
Views: 1487

Re: New member from Fort Bragg

The plans are designed for a beginner! Go for it!

http://www.boatdesigns.com/mobile/15-Gl ... ducts/443/
by benpetre
Mon Dec 29, 2014 4:49 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Paddleboard
Replies: 3
Views: 5992

Re: Paddleboard

It should be vented. These seem to be the best rated "automatic" vents:
http://www.foamez.com/casica-gore-tex-v ... p-779.html

I am using them in my SUP build. Just deciding between 1 or 2 for my board.
by benpetre
Sat Dec 27, 2014 6:27 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Roberta's Torpedo
Replies: 1968
Views: 638495

Re: Roberta's Torpedo

Weeks? At your pace it will be done by friday.

I like your glue ghost in those last pictures! :D
by benpetre
Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: barrel back 19 in annapolis
Replies: 29
Views: 24757

Re: barrel back 19 in annapolis

I asked for a power plane for Christmas. May have to return it...hand plane is too much fun.
by benpetre
Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: barrel back 19 in annapolis
Replies: 29
Views: 24757

Re: barrel back 19 in annapolis

Added more.
by benpetre
Sun Dec 21, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: barrel back 19 in annapolis
Replies: 29
Views: 24757

Re: barrel back 19 in annapolis

Wow. Making curly-q's with the plane is extremely satisfying. They should prescribe this as a medicine.
by benpetre
Fri Dec 19, 2014 3:28 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: barrel back 19 in annapolis
Replies: 29
Views: 24757

Re: barrel back 19 in annapolis

Obligatory picture
by benpetre
Fri Dec 05, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Roberta's Torpedo
Replies: 1968
Views: 638495

Re: Roberta's Torpedo

Interesting article from a marine surveyor about crusader engines:

http://www.yachtsurvey.com/GasEngines.htm

Bp
by benpetre
Sun Nov 30, 2014 5:52 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member in Virginia
Replies: 15
Views: 3974

Re: New Member in Virginia

It does not blush. I have built a few clc projects and the epoxy pack they send is excellent. I am partial to them since I can drive to the shop in a few minutes and they are super friendly/helpful. I agree though, keep it in the family. If Glen offers the same product at the same price, then go Gle...
by benpetre
Sun Nov 30, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: New Members and lots of them.
Replies: 15
Views: 5975

Re: New Members and lots of them.

I have always wanted a barrelback since my early childhood memories of cruising around in my grandparents with my dad at the helm. Our family boat went to my cousin on the west coast when they died and so now my only recourse was to build or buy. I have been building furniture and a few Chesapeake l...
by benpetre
Thu Nov 27, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: sailing the Amigo
Replies: 10
Views: 4796

Re: sailing the Amigo

I don't know anything about the Glen l sailboats, but it seems as if you have mastered the forum already.
by benpetre
Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: Painting
Topic: Foam brushes, my tool of choice!
Replies: 4
Views: 5055

Re: Foam brushes, my tool of choice!

20 for $6. I usually place an order when I have 2 left and they are always there when I need them.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B001BF6MD ... 15&simLd=1

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