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by John Bowen
Mon May 05, 2008 8:00 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Just bought a used boat...
Replies: 2
Views: 2537

Re: Just bought a used boat...

OneManCoyote wrote:The hull is perfect. There are no cracks, holes, or bumps. Everything looks spot on.
So, what are ya wait'en for? Go take her out and enjoy! Looks to me only one thing lack'en here, PICTURES. :wink:
by John Bowen
Mon May 05, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Never give up, never say die...
Replies: 17
Views: 4381

His and Her's, Aye! :)

Let's see, the table saw needs to go here, the miter saw here, band saw over there and the...................... :roll:

Nice shed ya got there Cec :wink: Good ta have ya back around.
by John Bowen
Mon May 05, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 1993 24' Hercules
Replies: 1
Views: 1551

1993 24' Hercules

I was browsing around The Great Loop sites today and came across this...
http://my.att.net/p/s/community.dll?ep= ... 325164&ck=

I know but, I thought this site should go here. Anyone that's looking to build or just plan wanting ta see and hear about a Hercules, this is a web site for such.
by John Bowen
Sun May 04, 2008 6:24 am
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Handy Andy... Folding Rowboat - Has anyone else built one?
Replies: 8
Views: 6495

innovadjc wrote: and leave a lot to be worked out on your own
I've read the vary same else where, on those free plans from Svensons. But, it looks like ya worked it out.

Nice build there Dave, thanks for sharing.
by John Bowen
Fri May 02, 2008 6:37 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Who knew?
Replies: 12
Views: 3435

Bowen.. Hmmm, not John? Must of had his dream end badly, again! :P :lol: :lol: Anyway, no, to both questions. Haven't left yet, let alone got'n back. My Dad took a turn (that stent thing), so I'm here for a few weeks yet. Not related to a Doug Bowen, that I know of. And No , your not going to hijac...
by John Bowen
Thu May 01, 2008 4:48 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rough and Ready - Monaco Build Update
Replies: 45
Views: 11258

Good looking Bruce, vary nice build you got going on there.
Thanks for taking the time to share. Looking forward to seeing her shine.
by John Bowen
Thu May 01, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Who knew?
Replies: 12
Views: 3435

Cec wrote:^ Believe me John, I had NO idea a simple compliment would bring out the campfire stories... :shock:
I think it had something to do with that "frosting on the cake" thing. :roll:

I like the "campfire stories", that fits well here :wink:
by John Bowen
Thu May 01, 2008 12:23 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Keel for a Minuet
Replies: 9
Views: 4122

Good ta hear from ya Robert. Also, good ta hear your back at work on that build :wink: I'd say no to less than 5/4 (I know, not what you'd like to hear :( ). But, because you'll lose some of that meat when fairing out, I'd say you need that extra 1/4". Besides, if I remember right, didn't you buy a ...
by John Bowen
Thu May 01, 2008 6:22 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: lumber/timder in australia
Replies: 1
Views: 1366

Tim, welcome to the forum. Glen-L has listed, http://www.glen-l.com/resources/lumber-suppliers.html Scroll all the way down till ya see Australia. Just a hint, we here like pictures. Grab your chair&cooler, snapp lots of pictures and post'em here as ya build. Maybe one of our "Down Under" builders w...
by John Bowen
Thu May 01, 2008 5:27 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Who knew?
Replies: 12
Views: 3435

Now Steve, there ya go. I's didn't mention anything about, "in our cabin" :roll: It's all in your head son, it's all in your head............ Now Steve, sing along............Doctor, doctor, give me ah................. (I wish there were an emoticon rolling on the floor, kicking,... sometimes that R...
by John Bowen
Wed Apr 30, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Who knew?
Replies: 12
Views: 3435

Better in person :wink:

Steve tried to frost her at the Gathering but, he went home crying and kicking. :P
by John Bowen
Wed Apr 30, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Hankinson plans: 29' "Liveaboard" Catboat
Replies: 5
Views: 5777

Glade to hear about yet another "living treasure". Good to hear it come together for ya. Keep in touch and let us know what ya decide on that build.
by John Bowen
Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:26 am
Forum: Gathering 2008
Topic: It is just me ??
Replies: 2
Views: 3614

Hmmm, Ahhhh, Yehhh, Just like a plumber, posting such under the the wrong section. Shouldn't such be posted under MISC.? DAH! :? And NOT, Gathering o8. :shock: :roll: Damn, I don't get ta read it till "SOMEONE" posts it under News Letters. (I know, I know, it's just the way it is.) :wink:
by John Bowen
Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:16 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Hankinson plans: 29' "Liveaboard" Catboat
Replies: 5
Views: 5777

GalleyCaptian,

Keep us posted. I'd like ta hear what ya find out. If that's not enofe info, I'll help ya search around some more.
by John Bowen
Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Hankinson plans: 29' "Liveaboard" Catboat
Replies: 5
Views: 5777

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/sailboat-design-construction/39728-steel-hull-construction-2.html Scroll down and you'll find------------ ---"Charlie made the final passage to Fiddler's Green a few years back. His family still sells his designs by mail order. I don't know if they have study plans but ...