Klondike Build

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Re: Klondike Build

Post by steveh41 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:14 am

Hi Chris,

We are making progress tying up loose ends getting ready for transport. All systems are installed but still wrapping up interior finish details and attaching railings and other hardware. May have some pics over the weekend...

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Steve
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Re: Klondike Build

Post by vupilot » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:00 pm

Wow, I got behind following your build and missed the picture of the whole boat! WOW!!! People arent going to believe you built it, good thing its documented!!! I feel so lazy!

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Re: Klondike Build

Post by Bill Edmundson » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:34 pm

Steve

I can't wait to see the boat in the water! Wish I could be there!

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Re: Klondike Build

Post by psychobilly » Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:14 pm

Poop! Just truck it to Hale’s Bar Marina! Then everyone could Motor down the river to the GOM and through THE canal!!!

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Re: Klondike Build

Post by steveh41 » Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:56 am

Yikes Billy! I'm pretty sure that trip would break the bank :lol:

Bill and Chris thanks for your kind words and support... we're actually still about a month out from getting on the road to Richmond. Still plenty to do... trying hard not to rush the finish work but really want to get on the water!

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Re: Klondike Build

Post by psychobilly » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:49 pm

steveh41 wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:56 am
Yikes Billy! I'm pretty sure that trip would break the bank :lol:


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Re: Klondike Build

Post by Bill Edmundson » Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:48 am

Steve

Get as much done, while it's on the "hard", as you can. The sense of urgency goes away when it gets wet.

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Re: Klondike Build

Post by steveh41 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:22 pm

Attached a pic of the dinghy first time on the water... marking the waterline; will adjust for load before paint. Still need to build seats and finish off the inside. Will be stealing the outboard from the Tubby Tug...

Dinghy waterline.jpg
First time on the water for the dinghy! Red stuff is sawdust to leave a mark on the waterline...

Shooting last topsides finish paint this week, everything's masked off & not suitable for pics right now. We've been in touch with the transport guys to get started with route survey to Svendsen's Baymarine in Richmond... final height is 16'6" from keel by raising stern 4 degrees to make pilot house roof horizontal. Every inch adds to the cost!

Will post more as progress permits...

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Re: Klondike Build

Post by steveh41 » Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:58 pm

A brief no-pics update...

The transport company I've been working with just notified me they're getting out of the business so I'm scrambling to find a replacement. Guess I should expect bumps in the road with a project that's lasted longer than the average marriage these days! :lol:

Also am finding out that the route from Catheys Valley to Richmond is a two day trip with required escorts so now looking at a closer Stockton boatyard destination for bottom paint and launch. Have been delayed by family and business issues as well but still pedaling! Will post more as progress permits...

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Re: Klondike Build

Post by mrintense » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:31 am

Setbacks are inevitable I think when a build takes as long as ours have. But the telling thing about this is the builder's refusal to be stopped and to keep going. You're close to the finish line Steve, I know you'll make it.
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Re: Klondike Build

Post by steveh41 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:44 am

Thanks for your support Carl... we're working it out.

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Re: Klondike Build

Post by Bill Edmundson » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:57 am

Steve

We're all following you. I know there is a way to pull this off.

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Re: Klondike Build

Post by steveh41 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:26 pm

Thanks Bill... your support is greatly appreciated. We're working on several options.

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Steve
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Re: Klondike Build

Post by hoodman » Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:06 pm

Isn't there a Glen-l trailer plan for this?
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Re: Klondike Build

Post by JimmY » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:30 pm

I was thinking a few cases of beer and everyone on the forum shows up to move it. :shock:
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