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by Lowka53
Sun Feb 08, 2015 1:02 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Building a plan for commercial use
Replies: 4
Views: 2837

Re: Building a plan for commercial use

Perhaps I can rephrase this question a bit. Where does the line of modifying, inspiration by, or a complete redesign of a plan move into a complete new design? There are a lot of plans out there that are similar or a variation of a plan. What constitutes a design of your own creation? It would depe...
by Lowka53
Sun Feb 08, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Design Modifications
Topic: Mohogany Design Modifications
Replies: 4
Views: 2782

Re: Mohogany Design Modifications

You can put mahogany veneer on just about anything. Bill I agree i think you could do this to any build to give your build a vintage look to it. We are not building pure lap sided builds the veneer is all for looks so any build that you would normally paint could be veneered but it will be heaver t...
by Lowka53
Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:52 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Kansas
Replies: 6
Views: 2987

Re: Kansas

:? the farther west you get it seems the less builders you have I know of two here in Utah 2 in wy a couple in Colorado but there is a lot land between boarders as well. I think this one of the problems of having gathering out west to much distance to come to one even though I live in the same state...
by Lowka53
Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:01 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Klondike Build
Replies: 798
Views: 251323

Re: New Member

:lol: rod holders and drink holders a must have item for me :wink:
by Lowka53
Sun Jan 25, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3363
Views: 785017

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:lol: I was out looking at trucks yesterday I almost bought a valcari ( probably not spelled right darn spell checker was no help on it) it was a real nice truck with supper low miles hated to leave it in the lot but it was more than I had to spend. gratz on your new tow
by Lowka53
Sat Jan 24, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Newbie from Orrville, Ohio
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Re: Newbie from Orrville, Ohio

8) I know where you live well I see you have your ray outside of cedar point nice area I used to drive truck out of Wooster and used to pick up at Smuckers welcome to the forum I lived In Butler Ohio for years but moved out west to Utah :wink:
by Lowka53
Sat Jan 24, 2015 2:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: what tow truck to get
Replies: 8
Views: 3314

Re: what tow truck to get

8) I almost bought a chev 1 ton with 35000 miles for 35000 going to another dealer latter today. the poll is almost a tie across the board with ford chev and dodge and with motors
by Lowka53
Fri Jan 23, 2015 2:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: what tow truck to get
Replies: 8
Views: 3314

Re: what tow truck to get

8) thank you for your input very helpful I will be pulling a 45 ft house boat with it so i want some beef in truck good to hear the diesel have a long life to them :wink: I know my half ton I own just will not be enough truck and would rather be on the over kill side than under kill. i take it yours...
by Lowka53
Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:15 am
Forum: Gathering 2015
Topic: What is a Gathering? Or Memories of Gatherings
Replies: 7
Views: 5251

Re: What is a Gathering? Or Memories of Gatherings

8) I will see what happens it will depend on my daughter and when she has vacation time available. :roll: she lives in western ky close to land of lakes
by Lowka53
Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:08 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: what tow truck to get
Replies: 8
Views: 3314

what tow truck to get

8) I have a chance to get a used tow truck must be 1 ton 4x4 crew cab. I know this will stir things up so please no trolling i want honest options is dual wheeled better for towing then single wheeled etc and let it begin also if you have other makes please list them also give reason why you recomme...
by Lowka53
Tue Jan 20, 2015 3:03 am
Forum: Gathering 2015
Topic: What is a Gathering? Or Memories of Gatherings
Replies: 7
Views: 5251

Re: What is a Gathering? Or Memories of Gatherings

8) we did not have much of a turn out at the Lake Powell gathering but it was quality we did one run the first day of the gather but we pretty much went our own way after that but every evening we came to my camp for wine and get together. I turned the planning over to another who thought they could...
by Lowka53
Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:43 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Building cabinets for Drift Boat
Replies: 2
Views: 5157

Re: Building cabinets for Drift Boat

8) take a thin piece of plywood or stiff card board make a ruff cut close to the shape then get it so it touches the curve set and lock a protractor so it just touches at the wides gap from the curve to the pattern you are making. at this point use the protractor to scribe a line of your curve to th...
by Lowka53
Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:35 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: One Paint for Above and Below the Water Line?
Replies: 25
Views: 13048

Re: One Paint for Above and Below the Water Line?

8) the reason for not covering sold lumber in the old style builds was the wood had to swell to seal the water out just like in a wooded barrel you can cover this type of build with fiber glass and epoxy but you will need to at least epoxy the inside as well. there is a chance of cracking at the joi...
by Lowka53
Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:22 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3363
Views: 785017

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:lol: i love how you have came from a unsure person on your build now you have become a major looked at build. I told you things would fall together if you did not over think things seems to have worked keep it up doing great :wink:
by Lowka53
Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:56 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: A very ambitious senior project.
Replies: 4
Views: 1571

Re: A very ambitious senior project.

8) If you can get the school approval on it I would say go with it but some school have banded building boats my school had :roll:

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