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Re: New Member

Postby arthor » Tue Oct 05, 2010 11:59 am

thinking about a Klondike myself here in England. Very inspiring.

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Postby Gayle Brantuk » Thu Oct 07, 2010 9:43 am

Welcome Arthor! The Klondike is a beautiful boat...
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Re: New Member

Postby DougHilton » Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:55 am

How did you make those cut outs for the bow thruster?
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Re: New Member

Postby steveh41 » Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:58 pm

DougHilton wrote:How did you make those cut outs for the bow thruster?


Used a high speed air grinder with a 1/4" bit and a circular jig tacked together from thin wall tubing scrap. Will send a pic if I can find it.

Similar to the Sidepower tool in the attached photo but using materials on hand.
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Re: New Member

Postby psychobilly » Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:35 am

BUMP!

Where ya at on this Steve?????

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Re: New Member

Postby steveh41 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:43 am

Hi,

Have made slow but steady progress since last post. Endless sanding.

Shooting primer this week and hope to have hull turned over by March. Have a few current pics and will try to get more up as progress permits.

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keel shoe at stem
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skeg bar and stern bearing
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ready for primer
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Re: New Member

Postby psychobilly » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:22 pm

Very nice Steve!!!! I can't wait to see the flip! :D

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Re: New Member

Postby steveh41 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:59 pm

Thanks Billy! I'll be relieved to see the hull right side up & still in one piece. Will send pics.
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Re: New Member

Postby DaveLott » Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:08 pm

I have a suspicion that it will look a lot bigger after the flip. Really looking forward to seeing this.

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Re: New Member

Postby steveh41 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:05 pm

Dave,

Thanks. The sanding process and cold weather has really slowed things down lately. I've been inspired seeing some of the completed projects on the forum. Love the finish on your Riviera!

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Re: New Member

Postby steveh41 » Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:49 pm

Finally got a break in the weather to flip the hull. Pics attached in 2 posts.
01 - Ready to flip.JPG
02B - One quarter stem view.JPG
04A Going over.JPG
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Re: New Member

Postby steveh41 » Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:03 pm

Last 3 pics.
04B - Almost there.JPG
Time to regroup.
05A- Done.JPG
It worked!
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Re: New Member

Postby steveh41 » Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:09 pm

Forgot to attach the last one.
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Stern view. Had to block the rudder to keep it in line.
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Re: New Member

Postby DaveLott » Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:13 pm

WOW with an exclamation point and HIGH 10.

Congrats

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Re: New Member

Postby Trackhappy » Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:14 pm

Wow!!! What an amazing and exciting event. Congratulations on a successful flip and a fantastic looking hull!!!!
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