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by Bill Edmundson
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 3068
Views: 623407

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

:D :D :D

Looks great Carl!

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Tunnel Mite Prop selection
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Re: Tunnel Mite Prop selection

This is not a ski boat. I would go for speed. Less diameter more pitch. I'd start with your 10 x10 idea.

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Gathering 2020
Topic: G-14 Dates and Location
Replies: 37
Views: 7968

Re: G-14 Dates and Location

OK! Folks! SEVEN MONTHS TO GO!

I'll have a boat again this year. I don't know which one yet. I'm hoping to bring the Francis Lauren, Bartender.

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: boat weight
Replies: 10
Views: 316

Re: boat weight

Tongue weight should be about 10%.

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: boat weight
Replies: 10
Views: 316

Re: boat weight

Brian My guess for your boat: Hull 1500#, deck & interior 1500#, engine 1100#, fuel 300#, mlsc. gear 100#, trailer 2000#= towing weight 6500#. +80#/battery. My 20-6 Tahoe tows at 2800#-2900#. Single axle aluminum trailer, 700# engine, and 26 gal. Diesel, two batteries. PM John Amunsen he has about t...
by Bill Edmundson
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: boat weight
Replies: 10
Views: 316

Re: boat weight

Brian
Would have to know engine, trailer steel or aluminum, any special item, and do you pack things in the boat?
How big is the tank?

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: Fiberglass on Chines
Replies: 16
Views: 1314

Re: Fiberglass on Chines

Baron Yes, I have. I did a test panel with glass on one side and dynel on the other. I took a firebrick on edge and rubbed each side. I went through the glass in 15-20 strokes. I stopped on the dynel side somewhere over 100. There is another fabric that is supposed to be even stronger. I think it's ...
by Bill Edmundson
Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: Fiberglass on Chines
Replies: 16
Views: 1314

Re: Fiberglass on Chines

Try Dynel fabric. It is far far better for abrasion than glass! https://www.jamestowndistributors.com/u ... $253EDynel

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Console Skiff build
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: Console Skiff build

Leland

Good to see you back! My best with whatever you build!

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Key Largo Build in Charleston
Replies: 147
Views: 72730

Re: Key Largo Build in Charleston

On boats with tumblehome The guard extends out past the chine line. You want to hit the dock with the guard above the waterline and not hit the chine below the waterline.

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Epoxy
Topic: Mas epoxy temps
Replies: 4
Views: 493

Re: Mas epoxy temps

Jamo

I usually use brushes when I epoxy. I fold my glove back over the brush. Then I put it in the freezer. I can use it again the next day. After three days, it has cured like a rock in the freezer. Doesn't matter the brand.

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 156
Views: 52525

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

Lee

A major construction friend once said, "It ain't wrong till I can't fix it!".

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Lee's Monaco utility build
Replies: 156
Views: 52525

Re: Lee's Monaco utility build

Lee

I had several low spots to fill in.

Bill
by Bill Edmundson
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Okume 1088 vs Meranti 1088
Replies: 16
Views: 791

Re: Okume 1088 vs Meranti 1088

Baron

I've seen birch plywood for cabinet work. I don't know if it was Baltic. It was good looking material. I don't know about the glue.

Bill

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