The Official launch of "Tossin & Turnin"

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Re: The Official launch of "Tossin & Turnin"

Postby Trackhappy » Wed Jul 04, 2012 3:44 pm

Another sterling job that I am going to have to try to live up to :wink:
Well done and congratulations on the successful launch.
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Re: The Official launch of "Tossin & Turnin"

Postby rbrandenstein » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:01 pm

I had to add one more post for completeness. When I launched the boat the boat name lettering was on order but had not yet arrived. Once the boat was launched and in the slip at our lake, it was difficult to work on the transom, so the lettering was not applied.

Bringing the boat home in preparation for the drive to G6 allowed me access to apply the lettering. I ordered the entire name on a curve and then cut it into sections for application. It was a bit of a challenge to fit the letters with the limited amount of space and various bits of hardware in the way. Anyway, Tossin' & Turnin' in now official.
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And here is the eponymous boat at G6.
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Re: The Official launch of "Tossin & Turnin"

Postby Iggy » Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:03 pm

Tada! Nothing like having your boat's name plastered on her nice behind!

Great job on her.
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Re: The Official launch of "Tossin & Turnin"

Postby jeffh » Wed Oct 10, 2012 3:12 pm

Very nice Bob. I should probably at least put my home lake or something on the transom since the name is on the side. I also need a swim ladder like yours. I think Iggy has a similar one. Mine is very nice and has a Teak platform but I think it will create too much drag with that platform. It's still in the box in my garage. Are you still leaving her on the lift at the lake?
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Re: The Official launch of "Tossin & Turnin"

Postby rbrandenstein » Thu Oct 11, 2012 10:26 am

I still plan to keep her on the lift at the lake year round. My wife will not want the boat in the garage over the winter. I'm hoping to take her out late into the year when we have some mild weekends.

The ladder could be a little longer since it is a bit of a struggle to get onto the first step. However, I didn't want it extending too far below the water line or above the deck. It would be nice if I could add one more step to it, but when you look at the 4 step ladders, they'd have to be mounted higher and wouldn't add but a few more inches below water.

Here is the ladder I bought. http://www.marinepartdepot.com/foplla3st.html
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Re: The Official launch of "Tossin & Turnin"

Postby Gayle Brantuk » Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:45 am

Very nice Bob!


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