Aqua Cat build progress

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Catbldr
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Aqua Cat build progress

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My cat is coming along nicely. What a great project. I had some issues getting things line up on the strong back but when the frames were plumb and square the longitudinals went on good. I had to shim some to the notches after installation but so far I think it strong and symmetrical. The sheeting is going on now and things are fitting nicely.
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hoodman
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Re: Aqua Cat build progress

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Great job! It's fun to see this come together. Are you thinking of single or twin motors?
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Re: Aqua Cat build progress

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Thanks for sharing pictures of your build. Cats are a cool.
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JimmY
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Re: Aqua Cat build progress

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It will be fun to see this coming together.

Good advise to other builders, spend the time to get the forma and frames square, plumb and symmetrical. This will save a lot of time later and results in a solid boat.

Enjoy!
-Jim
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The_Dave
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Re: Aqua Cat build progress

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The build is looking great! I cant wait to see more. I was originally considering a malahini, but want a little more room and now thinking of the Hell Cat. I look forward to following your build.
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LouMc
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I am still trying to choose which design to build. The Aqua Cat is at the top of the list. Also, I am brand new to building anything out of wood! Hopefully after I receive and review the plans I will be more confident.

Did you have any problems building the frames? I expect this will be critical.

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