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by Bluesman
Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tom's Tahoe
Replies: 539
Views: 206022

Re: Tom's Tahoe

Simply Wow!!!
by Bluesman
Sun May 30, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi! I'm Pete and I just got a Union jack
Replies: 4
Views: 157

Re: Hi! I'm Pete and I just got a Union jack

Welcome Pete! Attached is a quick primer on how prop size and pitch is used. You want a large diameter and a flat pitch for this hull and it sounds like the prop you have might be a step in the right direction. https://www.marinepartsexpress.com/express/express_5_1.htm Then I'd plug your details int...
by Bluesman
Thu May 27, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: New member

I dont' know Bill.... I think we need to run a background check on this request..... :)
by Bluesman
Tue May 25, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Future boat builder from Crowley, Louisiana
Replies: 2
Views: 180

Re: Future boat builder from Crowley, Louisiana

Welcome! You should connect with "BayouBengal", he's in Baton Rouge and I believe could offer some insight.
by Bluesman
Tue May 18, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Newbie from UK
Replies: 1
Views: 210

Re: Newbie from UK

Welcome!
by Bluesman
Wed May 05, 2021 7:13 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Future Zip Builder
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: Future Zip Builder

The journey (including the planing and saving) is most of the fun. Welcome!
by Bluesman
Tue May 04, 2021 5:03 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New
Replies: 7
Views: 715

Re: New

Welcome!
by Bluesman
Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 5
Views: 905

Re: New Member

Welcome!
by Bluesman
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from the new owners of Glen-L
Replies: 16
Views: 1546

Re: Hello from the new owners of Glen-L

Welcome and thanks for taking all this on!
by Bluesman
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Dread Pirate Roberts
Replies: 3
Views: 985

Re: Dread Pirate Roberts

Welcome. I say don't let leaving hinge upon the RV, leave first, then build it..
by Bluesman
Sat Mar 06, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member Michael Surman from salt spring island BC Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Re: New member Michael Surman from salt spring island BC Canada

Welcome! There are a few guys that come to the rally in TN with a True Grit and I think it's quite similar, you may want to connect there.
by Bluesman
Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from Peoria Illinois
Replies: 2
Views: 622

Re: New member from Peoria Illinois

Welcome!

I think there's a few "go fast" boats on the Illinois so those are your biggest concerns. Just remember to keep the bow up on wakes.
by Bluesman
Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Desperado Build "Cranky"
Replies: 9
Views: 1069

Re: Desperado Build "Cranky"

Welcome! I'm looking at other builder photos and I can't or don't see where they bolted through the transom, it might be that the bolts are hidden behind the veneer (countersunk and filled into the transom plywood?). Unfortunately there will be many details like this that you will have to work out f...
by Bluesman
Wed Mar 03, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Tahoe 21 feet based on an Tahoe 19
Replies: 17
Views: 4976

Re: Tahoe 21 feet based on an Tahoe 19

Welcome!

I used the Raptor nails on all layers, just be sure to be generous with your epoxy. On the bottom planks I used weights where I could, primarily to keep the seams flush.

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