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by Aussie
Tue Sep 21, 2010 8:08 pm
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 63846

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

I do like the idea of the broardwaters as we would fit right in with all the million dollar houses and would be the ideal place to show them off!!
Somewhere with floating cabins like Hales Bar would be perfect.... never know such a place may exist
by Aussie
Tue Sep 21, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Australia Gathering 2013
Topic: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register
Replies: 210
Views: 63846

Re: "Down Under" projects/potential gathering register

Hi everyone, My name is Jamie (Aussie), I am building Kens 23ft Belle Isle barrel back (well just about to start) I am also planning on being finished by x-mas 2011. I live in Sarina near Mackay in Queensland, i think down around the Queensland NSW border area would be a good place to start looking....
by Aussie
Tue Sep 21, 2010 1:52 pm
Forum: Gathering 2010
Topic: Be safe
Replies: 6
Views: 4118

Re: Be safe

Hi Track, My name is Jamie and i live in central Queensland and am starting to build a 23ft Belle Isle and am planning to be on the water by x-mas 2011...... I reckon we need to hunt down all the Glen L boats being built or complete and see what number we could dredge up for our own gathering in Oz ...
by Aussie
Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:18 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: BELLE ISLE Or RIVIERA
Replies: 7
Views: 2727

Re: BELLE ISLE Or RIVIERA

Hi Correct me if i am wrong as i am no expert....but looking at all the photos i have saved and going over my plans for the Belle Isle 23ft i beleave that the Belle has 1 extra frame than the 19 or 20ft barrell backs? Just thought i would see if that is correct..... The reason i ask is that if the B...
by Aussie
Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:06 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Belle Isle strut angle
Replies: 6
Views: 2795

Re: Belle Isle strut angle

Thanks Billy/Bill, i had been working on angles and had come up with 15 degrees so i wasnt too far off. You mention a 1 1/2" bore are you running 1" shaft or bigger? I was going to stick with the 1". Can i also trouble you Billy c for a measurment from back of transom to rudder post centre line (Jus...
by Aussie
Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Belle Isle strut angle
Replies: 6
Views: 2795

Belle Isle strut angle

Hi, This is a question directed at the Belle Isle builders out there. I am in Queensland Australia in a town called Sarina (Pretty close to the Whitsunday Islands). I still am awaiting my new shed to be put up (Sometime before x-mas) but in the mean time i am starting to get a few bits and pieces to...
by Aussie
Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Iron Wood, hey you down under guys!
Replies: 22
Views: 6038

Re: Iron Wood, hey you down under guys!

Hey guys, Just read this question about iron wood? Down hear we call it iron bark it is a common name for a couple of species within the Genus Eucalyptus that have deep furrowed bark. The bark is also fire resistant and protects the tree itself from fire and our harsh enviroment. 250px-Eucalyptus_Cr...
by Aussie
Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:50 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Queensland Australia
Replies: 2
Views: 1349

Re: Hi from Queensland Australia

Thanks Bill, I didnt know there were so many of us down here building or looking to build thought i might have been a bit alone! No we are not all desert, well not where i am anyway (Currently raining right now) has been for a week and a half. The average rainfall for my area is over 6ft per year. L...
by Aussie
Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:34 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Queensland Australia
Replies: 2
Views: 1349

Hi from Queensland Australia

Hi my name is Jamie and i am new to the boat building scene. I live in central Queensland Australia in the tropics. I grew up around timber (Grew up on a Hardwood saw mill and my father was a skilled carpenter) i have made a bit of furniture over the years so hoping this will help me in my quest. I ...

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