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by speedracer
Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco
Replies: 32
Views: 6536

Re: Monaco

Thanks for all of the comments. I decided to go with the Monaco and the utility option. I received the plans yesterday and have been studying them without sleep since. Even for an experienced wood worker and furniture maker, this looks very complicated and intimidating. I'm sure everyone will be see...
by speedracer
Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:52 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Frame Member Thickness
Replies: 9
Views: 1758

Re: Frame Member Thickness

I am an experienced woodworker and furniture maker but never built a boat before. The group of people that are willing to help a complete novice, such as myself, is amazing. Thanks for all of the suggestions/comments. Off the immediate subject. - WOW. I just received by Monaco plans and am flabberga...
by speedracer
Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Frame Member Thickness
Replies: 9
Views: 1758

Frame Member Thickness

Monaco Build - My lumber supplier said that he will receive the mahogany wood for my frames in 1 1/4" plus thickness which will plane down to 1 1/8" actual thickness. He can make it 1" but as he said, I'm paying for it whether it ends up in sawdust or as usefull lumber. Question - Can I use 1 1/8" t...
by speedracer
Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: Trailer for Monaco
Replies: 3
Views: 1913

Re: Trailer for Monaco

Thanks for the help. That's exactly what I needed know. Today I found my local source for all of the wood needed for the project so I have convinced myself to do the project. Thanks again.
by speedracer
Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: Trailer for Monaco
Replies: 3
Views: 1913

Trailer for Monaco

I am considering building the 19' Monaco and a trailer for it. Two part question: 1. Based on the design of inboard motor, it seems to me that the trailer for it must be custom made to accept the drop down rudder and prop. In other words, do the trailer plans that are available for purchase work for...
by speedracer
Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco
Replies: 32
Views: 6536

Monaco

I am considering building the 19' Monaco and am intrigued with the Utility Supplement that is available to add more room. Does anyone have any experience with this option? Does anyone have any photos of a completed boat using this option?

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