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by kens
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Painting
Topic: Teak, not boat related
Replies: 2
Views: 49

Re: Teak, not boat related

Use Teak, mahogany, Cedar, Cypress, Sapele, Red Grandis, Spanish Cedar, any of these, Do not use Oak, Ash, maple, poplar, I built the cedar strip canoe from Western red cedar from Lowes, had to go by the way home from work every day and sort thru all of it and attempt to get 1 decent board per day. ...
by kens
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Does a Roustabout fill my needs?
Replies: 8
Views: 155

Re: Does a Roustabout fill my needs?

and, don't forget the thickness of the leg and lower unit. the leg has its own casting with an EXHAUST DUCT built in !! then the lower unit with its gears + exhaust duct. an inboard such as a mastercraft per-se, has a 1" shaft, a strut about 3/8" thick, and that runs in the shadow of the shaft. a lo...
by kens
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Lumber question...(been a while!)
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: Lumber question...(been a while!)

Over the years, the epoxy construction method has come to the point that, we can basically take wood/epoxy and buildup anything we want. Want a longer length? scarf them together to make longer. Want them thicker? laminate them in layers to make thicker. You got a low spot?? laminate a shim and take...
by kens
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings from St. Simons
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: Greetings from St. Simons

St. Simons?/????
I'm a bit south of Savannah.
I got some quarter sawn/book matched Sapele I got too much of.
Maybe some ply wood too.
Maybe some other inboard goodies too.
Perhaps have lunch in Brunswick some day??
by kens
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: G15 Dates and Location
Replies: 15
Views: 324

Re: G15 Dates and Location

The 3-bedroom house + waterfront + fishing dock + firepit + sunroom + RV hookups, is still open.
Anybody wanna take it?
by kens
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Does a Roustabout fill my needs?
Replies: 8
Views: 155

Re: Does a Roustabout fill my needs?

keep in mind that outdrives are heavier than the 'Dock professionals' say about them I know, I already did a conversion. they are freeking heavy. add it all up, the gimbal, all the u-joints, the steering, the power trim, trim pumps, the leg, the lower unit, power steering pump? add that too. all the...
by kens
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Does a Roustabout fill my needs?
Replies: 8
Views: 155

Re: Does a Roustabout fill my needs?

there are designs here both wood planked and plywood skinned. the wood plank ones are for the most part cold-molded, then planked over the cold mold base. even though the hulls are wood, we encapsulate with a light layer of glass cloth and finish over that, sometimes clear, sometimes paint. the glas...
by kens
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: G15 River Run
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: G15 River Run

ok, I missed the weekend lunch part. it still doesnt look as inviting as the mexican place. I drove by on a Thurs about lunch time and it say dinner only.
a pretty old looking joint, though
by kens
Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: G15 River Run
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: G15 River Run

Ken, did you look into Steve's Landing waterfront grill? https://www.steveslandingsoddy.com/dockside/ They say they have plenty of car and boat parking on their website. I'll call and ask what "plenty" of boat parking really means. Its about 2/3rds the distance of Amigos. So a little closer, north ...
by kens
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: Chickamauga Lake Reconnaisance run
Replies: 14
Views: 252

Re: Chickamauga Lake Reconnaisance run

If we have that last RV spot to hang around we may want some of our canopies around in that grassy area for a shady hangout spot. I chose that last RV spot because it is closest to the docks, flat, hard surface, with electricity & water. that grassy area you speak of is the edge end of Neel's back ...
by kens
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: G15 River Run
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: G15 River Run

Spot on !!
by kens
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: Chickamauga Lake Reconnaisance run
Replies: 14
Views: 252

Re: Chickamauga Lake Reconnaisance run

Roberta wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:06 pm
That might be the best spot for spaghetti and all the pot luck meals.

Roberta
That's up to Neel, but his back yard is baddass in its own right.
The main pavillion is likely for sure FRi. nite & Sat nite.
by kens
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: G15 Dates and Location
Replies: 15
Views: 324

Re: G15 Dates and Location

Bill, the duplex, did you take one side or both sides??
by kens
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: G15 Dates and Location
Replies: 15
Views: 324

Re: G15 Dates and Location

neel thompson wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:32 am
The "Big House" would be a great place to have a Thursday evening Spaghetti Dinner..... Don't you think?
It sure would, do you think you need a few pop-up party canopy in your back yard?? :lol: :roll:
by kens
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:36 am
Forum: Gathering 2021
Topic: G15 Dates and Location
Replies: 15
Views: 324

Re: G15 Dates and Location

the big house 4-room is booked by one of us. somebody jumped on it.!!
(whoever that is, I wanna drive his boat) !!!!! :lol:

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