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by Hammers986
Sun Apr 22, 2007 7:46 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Tubby Tug Pictures Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1733

Tubby Tug Pictures Wanted

With the forum crash and personal computer issues, I lost all of my favorite links to people who have and are building Tubby. All links are greatly appreshiated.

Thanks,
Hammers
by Hammers986
Fri Mar 09, 2007 11:09 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Tubby tugs materials questions
Replies: 5
Views: 3202

Tubby tugs materials questions

What did you all do for your building materials? Kit A or B, or neither and why? (did you really use the broonze screws or just clamps?) If neither, how did you do it? Also did you fiberglass the bottom? Last one (for now) what wood did you use? Complete or partial answers are okay by me! Thanks, Ha...
by Hammers986
Fri Sep 01, 2006 7:15 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tahoe 19
Replies: 9
Views: 5287

Iain, Could you give a little more detail on how you do your vacuum process, or the best links on the web that you used to develope it? After my Tubby I have been thinking about a Squirt and I would really love to have the sides with the all natural wood look, but don't want the plywood scarf joint ...
by Hammers986
Wed Aug 30, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Dimensional Changes in Wood
Replies: 6
Views: 2936

I might be able to add just a little bit here. Think of wood as straws bunched together. They will expand outward more then in length. The cut of the wood also plays a role in expansion with water. If the wood is quarter sawn, it will be more stable then if it is plain sawn. The last piece which you...
by Hammers986
Fri Aug 11, 2006 7:19 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Tubby Tug, ready and legal
Replies: 18
Views: 19487

Leakcheck, I know we have a moderator around here someplace. He seems to be a pretty good guy. Maybe he could answer if there are any issues with you posting your pictures. I'm really interested in how people are doing their steering arrangements on small tugs or similar especially with electric. Al...
by Hammers986
Wed Aug 09, 2006 8:43 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Tubby Tug, ready and legal
Replies: 18
Views: 19487

Amm, How slow was slow? I don't think I saw what HP your motor was at. The pictures have been awsome! Anything you would do different now that you have hit the open seas? ******************************** Leakcheck, Sounds like your running an electric motor on your Tubby. Could you share any more in...
by Hammers986
Mon Jun 05, 2006 8:44 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Tubby Tug Questions
Replies: 0
Views: 3637

Tubby Tug Questions

Seriously looking at the Tubby Tug for the family. I have two small boys (4 & 2) that should be old enough (6 & 4) by the time I really get it finished! I like the fireboat with the water cannon theme I have been seeing! So heres the questions: 1) Is anybody running an electirc motor on their tubby ...

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