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by hoodman
Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build
Replies: 835
Views: 283353

Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Hopefully I'll have a decent example to show you! But something tells me you won't have a problem.
by hoodman
Thu Jul 29, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Build in Charleston
Replies: 327
Views: 149210

Re: Key Largo Build in Charleston

As I think about it...the inside diameter of the vetus exhaust tips is likely less than 4". I might have to consider other options. Problem solving is the name of the game, right? Gathering...resort is booked solid. I may see if there are in-town options...as long as I can get dock space. There wil...
by hoodman
Thu Jul 29, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Mai Tai on wheels at last
Replies: 7
Views: 288

Re: Mai Tai on wheels at last

Love how that Mai Tai looks! Great job!
by hoodman
Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build
Replies: 835
Views: 283353

Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Ah, so this is like a super sized Gentry?
by hoodman
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: modified malahini
Replies: 482
Views: 227821

Re: modified malahini

Do you have the controls yet? Most important is user comfort. You don't want to have to bend or reach at all to adjust the throttle.
by hoodman
Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: Who is coming and where?
Replies: 53
Views: 4548

Re: Who is coming and where?

Four friends of ours will be coming from North Carolina. They have booked a campsite. They'll have two youngins with them too.
by hoodman
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Build in Charleston
Replies: 327
Views: 149210

Re: Key Largo Build in Charleston

"Inspection" is likely just ensuring it doesn't already have a hull ID and that it's not a stolen vessel you are trying to re-register. At least that's what happened here in Indiana.
by hoodman
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Squirt in Manitoba
Replies: 140
Views: 75398

Re: Squirt in Manitoba

Ooh very nice!
by hoodman
Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Seattle Barrelback progress
Replies: 371
Views: 218059

Re: Seattle Barrelback progress

Congratulations! Amazing boat!
by hoodman
Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: new the forum and first time boat builder
Replies: 94
Views: 20721

Re: new the forum and first time boat builder

Nice job on the boat! I'm sure the kids will enjoy it for many years. As far as registration goes and getting an HIN. They don't care that you used the best design, materials, or whatever. They only care that you paid the taxes and the fee for them to do whatever they have to do. This seems to be fa...
by hoodman
Wed Jul 14, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Squirt in Manitoba
Replies: 140
Views: 75398

Re: Squirt in Manitoba

One thing you can try is a hot iron over a damp cloth. The steam might make the holes close up.
by hoodman
Wed Jul 14, 2021 5:38 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tom's Tahoe
Replies: 562
Views: 221153

Re: Tom's Tahoe

Congratulations on the launch!
by hoodman
Sat Jul 10, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Electric Power & Systems
Topic: wiring "hygiene"
Replies: 4
Views: 463

Re: wiring "hygiene"

Cable clamps are what you are looking for. You can get a variety pack at harbor freight. And you will regret it one day if you use tape. Zip ties are way easier to deal with.
by hoodman
Fri Jul 09, 2021 4:22 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Rick's Zip build, UK
Replies: 14
Views: 1750

Re: Rick's Zip build, UK

Looking good. Your getting a great start and learning. Have fun!
by hoodman
Tue Jul 06, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini transom brace
Replies: 3
Views: 419

Re: Malahini transom brace

Glue two pieces together.

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