Dragonfly OPEN

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autarh
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Dragonfly OPEN

Post by autarh »

Hi,
recently i bought Dragonfly plans and started to build it. I have hired a professional for this ....

In one moment i realized that Dragonfly has just one small opening for three seats , and i was thinking that this boat is vide open

Is there any chance to add 2-3 additional sets ? Let we say in front of first tree ???

We are in the middle of building project and we can still made smoe changes...

u can see our progess here

http://www.mojaladja.com/forum/index.ph ... 5.105.html

more pictures here

http://www.mojaladja.com/forum/index.ph ... 85.45.html

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Re: Dragonfly OPEN

Post by Gayle Brantuk »

autarh,

I'm glad to hear you are building (or having built) the Dragonfly! You can certainly open up the cockpit area--see Porter Harvey and Griz's Dragonfly on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=1 ... db2a26ebef

However, I wouldn't recommend an additional 6 people on this boat--that's a lot of weight to add. You should be able to get a total of 6 seats to be on the safe side.

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Re: Dragonfly OPEN

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Hi Gayle
thanks for fast answer !
I understand weight issue , but 3 additional seats are for this guys :)

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I will keep u posted , i hope that we will put it in water in next 3 weeks !

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Oh my gosh--they are adorable! You don't need seats, just arms to hug those little sweeties!

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I see a rowing team in your future! :D
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Re: Dragonfly OPEN

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ttownshaw wrote:I see a rowing team in your future! :D

he he he i will save a lot of money for gasoline then :)
the oldest one is sailing in optimist and he is quite good in it

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Three good looking little kids. I'd take em for a boat ride too.

That Dragonfly looks like a Jon boat. I looked, but didn't see anything in Glen-L's inventory.
Anybody?

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Re: Dragonfly OPEN

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thudpucker wrote: That Dragonfly looks like a Jon boat. I looked, but didn't see anything in Glen-L's inventory.
Anybody?
here it is finished

http://www.glen-l.com/picboards/picboard17/pic972a.html

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Boy what a good looking Boat you have there. :mrgreen: I really like your boating 'neighborhood' as well.


Now I REALLY wana go fishing!

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thudpucker wrote:Boy what a good looking Boat you have there. :mrgreen: I really like your boating 'neighborhood' as well.


Now I REALLY wana go fishing!
nope it is not my boat :) but i hope to build exactly like that one :)

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Re: Dragonfly OPEN

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Get that guy interested in your project. He surely has some things he'd change if he had the opportunity. Your boat will be a better second try for him.

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Re: Dragonfly OPEN

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It is finished , here are some pictures
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Re: Dragonfly OPEN

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and more
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Re: Dragonfly OPEN

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some details
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Re: Dragonfly OPEN

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Very nice! Beautiful job--congratulations to you!

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