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by hoodman
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 527
Views: 122918

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Wow, nice Big Block Burban! Did you do burnouts yet?

Can you use the Supra trailer for the Barrel?
by hoodman
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: TNT- Fin, under or over Fiberglass?
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Re: TNT- Fin, under or over Fiberglass?

Glass the hull first and then add appendages.
by hoodman
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Boat Ladders
Replies: 2
Views: 300

Re: Boat Ladders

I have one permanently mounted as well. There's no way you're climbing over the side of a Geronimo.
by hoodman
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: modified malahini
Replies: 402
Views: 117563

Re: modified malahini

Lots of room under the floor with that deep v. Looking good.
by hoodman
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2894
Views: 567270

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

At the Gathering, Butch Barto talked me out of using polycarbonate or acrylic. He talked me into using tempered glass instead. You'll have a lot more glass than me though so cost may be an issue for you. And if you ever decide to upgrade to glass you'll have good templates to give to the glass folks.
by hoodman
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Travels and Adventures of "Curt's Dream" a True Grit design-The Great Loop
Replies: 71
Views: 5330

Re: Travels and Adventures of "Curt's Dream" a True Grit design-The Great Loop

Gators can only tolerate salt water for a short period of time. I learned this from one of my kid's shows.

https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/alligator.html
by hoodman
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: G-14 Dates and Location
Replies: 25
Views: 1311

Re: G-14 Dates and Location

Mike, from what I could tell all the shirts ran about a size small. Not just the XLs. My XL feels like a slim large.
by hoodman
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Thinking about my next boat build.. a river cruiser?
Replies: 22
Views: 1448

Re: Thinking about my next boat build.. a river cruiser?

I never really looked at photos of the Noyo trawler before. Some of the adaptations in the photos section look really cool with the aft helm. If I was doing the Hercules I would definitely do the 10% stretch. That would likely add enough room for a v-berth up forward. I was even thinking it would be...
by hoodman
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Crackerbox conception
Replies: 77
Views: 37355

Re: Crackerbox conception

Wow, congratulations! Sweet ride!
by hoodman
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Thinking about my next boat build.. a river cruiser?
Replies: 22
Views: 1448

Re: Thinking about my next boat build.. a river cruiser?

Gayle, is the Play n Jane the same basic hull design as the Hercules? I bought the study plans for the Herc and was wondering if a vee berth would fit. The Jane has a vee berth.
by hoodman
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Riviera powered by v12 jaguar
Replies: 339
Views: 128205

Re: Riviera powered by v12 jaguar

I wanna come your way until it warms up again here.
by hoodman
Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 527
Views: 122918

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Thanks for sharing. Looks like a great solution.
by hoodman
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Matt's Geronimo
Replies: 1158
Views: 296826

Re: Matt's Geronimo

Cool. I posted pics on their Facebook group.
by hoodman
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Chugalug's BoJest
Replies: 356
Views: 119220

Re: Chugalug's BoJest

Congrats on the launch! Looks great in the water. I love the tugs.
by hoodman
Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Outrage progress
Replies: 43
Views: 5298

Re: Outrage progress

A hand plane will go through them too. You'll just have to re-sharpen afterwards. :lol:

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