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by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 163
Views: 65243

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Read through your posts so maybe I missed it but was wondering what length you were building yours. Was wanting to be able to fish 3-4 so was think TO build the biggest version So I started with the intent to do 19’9”...but somewhere, I added 4 inches... :lol: So, it will be 20’ 1”. I’m not complai...
by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 163
Views: 65243

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

So I started with the intent to do 19’9”...but somewhere, I added 4 inches... :lol: So, it will be 20’ 1”. I’m not complaining. Only issue now is that, with an engine, it will need to sit diagonally in my garage :roll:
by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from Franklin Co. Virginia
Replies: 5
Views: 2723

Re: New member from Franklin Co. Virginia

Nice. Feel free to learn from Kelly and Tracy’s successes and my mistakes :lol:
by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member in Red Deer Alberta
Replies: 4
Views: 1705

Re: New Member in Red Deer Alberta

I struggle with not winging it as well...usually I realize I didn’t follow the plans I look at it and figure, what’s the worst that could happen? Free swim? :lol:
by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member from Atlanta
Replies: 3
Views: 1528

Re: New Member from Atlanta

I’m stationed in WR, jealous that you’ve retired...I’ve got 16 in. I’m building the flyer and you are more than welcome to stop by and see my mistakes :)
by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Prosperity SC
Replies: 6
Views: 2049

Re: Hello from Prosperity SC

Welcome,

I’m building the flyer right now at 20’ 1”. I will be flipping the hull once it’s completed and finishing it in Sumter, SC next Feb. you are more than welcome to come look at it then.
by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 163
Views: 65243

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Dandaman wrote:Conrad, what species of wood are you using?
Cypress for the frames and Meranti plywood
by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 163
Views: 65243

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Pictures
by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 163
Views: 65243

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Stole this jig idea. Works great.
by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: FF in Kathleen GA
Replies: 163
Views: 65243

Re: FF in Kathleen GA

Putting in battens today
by Conrad
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 104646

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

I bought mine through boatbuildercentral.com
by Conrad
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Panama City FL
Replies: 141
Views: 74274

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Panama City FL

I went with it. Visually, on the diagrams it makes sense to taper...and it might have said it in the directions and I missed it. Thanks
by Conrad
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Panama City FL
Replies: 141
Views: 74274

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Panama City FL

Did you square off the battens off at the transom and keep them straight? Or did they angle slowly to the center?
by Conrad
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.
Replies: 314
Views: 104646

Re: Flats Flyer Build in S.C.

So the plans say to start the chine logs at the stem, but I've seen you guys go transom and then bend them. Which way did you go with and why?
by Conrad
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Panama City FL
Replies: 141
Views: 74274

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Panama City FL

I am not sure where I gained the extra 7 inches(20.4) not 21, but I'm not worried about it :) AND I FOUND THE DIRECTIONS! :D

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