Seattle Barrelback progress

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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby billy c » Tue Oct 06, 2015 5:29 am

either 42 or 52 will work. these parts generally do not get removed.
i like the strut and rudder to have a permanent seal where it joins the hull :D
above the waterline on all the other cleats, thru hulls and screw holes like the cutwater and rubrail i use the 4200
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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby RobertCugini » Sat Oct 10, 2015 2:16 pm

Next question for the board, "How did you fabricate your engine hatches"?
I am finishing the framing around the engine compartment, and was curious how people constructed the engine hatches.
I was planning on building them within the opening, and sheeting them as one, with the subdeck, then cutting them out
after I get the subdeck on. That way I should get a better shape rather than try to do them separately.
How did YOU do it? I'm curious.

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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby Roberta » Sat Oct 10, 2015 2:45 pm

I did that. Build it all together so you can plank all the framing together and then cut it out. You got the idea. :D

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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby RobertCugini » Sat Oct 10, 2015 8:37 pm

OK, so I've cut out the framing where the the engine hatches goes , so I could finish the sub structure. I know its overkill but I want to coat and paint the framework too. I plan on constructing the engine hatch frames in place in a fixed position. I'll probably screw the parts together on the outer frame, with a layer of plastic, then glue everything. I can then fair the structure with the topsides to get a even flow. After that I'll lay the subdeck and then cut it out once eveything has cured. I've heard that you can drill the corners and then cut the hatches out. Sounds scary.

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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby Aussie » Sun Oct 11, 2015 11:23 pm

RC,

The other thing you can do is too make a template up to place on top and trace around and then cut out once correctly positioned (I measured from several points and measured in to position the template).

My hatch has rounded edges so a template was the best to use.

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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby behrendt » Sun Nov 15, 2015 5:17 pm

Ben
I see you are in Annapolis Md. I am in Gettysburg Pa, Just got my plans for a Tahoe 19. I have been studying up on the build process and noticed you are building the Barrelback. I use to work for Lockheed Martin aircraft in Middle River. I was a manufacturing engineer. We built a lot of composites using the vacuum back method. I know a lot of the vendors that supply the bagging materials. I am very familiar with the process of vacuum bagging and would be glade to help out if you could use the help. The process is very simple. Using breather cloth and the right bagging material are very important. Also making the bag so it doesn't blow out and the best tape to seal the bag are important. This process works extremely well. I have heard of very few delaminated aircraft and if they do delaminate it is usually from a bad glue or contamination.

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Postby jamundsen » Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:07 am

wow thats great. I am very interested in this method. If you put some pictures together for us beginners that would be awesome. There is not much info on the how. Or at least I dont understand what they are talking about.
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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby RobertCugini » Fri Jan 29, 2016 4:55 pm

Just finishing up getting ready to lay the sub deck!
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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby RobertCugini » Sat Mar 26, 2016 2:06 pm

OK, I finally got the sub deck down, glued and fastened. I now get to start the finish work! Yea!

I have been kind of slow, because I lost my father, who was a significant part of the reason I like boats. I always remember him having a boat and some of my fondest memories were of going on trips with him to the the San Juan Islands and north to the Canadian Gulf islands. He was always interested in this project, and somewhat amazed that I would undertake it.

I'm sorry he wont get to see it completed.

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Postby Bill Edmundson » Sat Mar 26, 2016 2:42 pm

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He will see it and smile.

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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby Bob Perkins » Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:05 am

Sorry to hear about your loss :(

But he will still be helping .

Boat looks great!
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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby Roberta » Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:21 am

Looking Great!!! Sorry to hear about your Dad. He will be smiling down from heaven as you build on and will be a part of that creative inspiration.

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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby Gayle Brantuk » Tue Mar 29, 2016 11:35 am

Bob--I'm so very sorry you have lost your dad. What a heartbreak. I'm sure he'll continue to be your inspiration and you in turn, will inspire many as well...

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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby alycat » Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:52 pm

Sorry to hear about your dad. I lost my dad as well last year.. He would sometimes sit in the garage and watch me build.... I hope they see our progress and smile..
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Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Postby alycat » Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:09 pm

Quick question for you... What was your measurement for the beam between the front and back seat. I am starting my framing for the deck, I think I need to have that in before the strongback and carlins?? Since we stretched it, I suppose you add the two inches from the plan... Thanks!!
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Barrelback 19' stretched to 20'

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