Matt's Geronimo

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If you can’t find a flagpole for the bow make one. You built a boat, you can make a flagpole.

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Rich Coey wrote:
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If you can’t find a flagpole for the bow make one. You built a boat, you can make a flagpole.
I like that attitude, Rich!
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Turned mine out of some leftover mahogany. Couple hours turning and some rub on poly, piece of cake! My daughter said it looks like a drumstick...
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I don't have a lathe, but I could probably get close with a spokeshave and then sand the crap out of it.
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Hi Matt,
I got my bow pole and the stern pole at classic boat connection. The stern pole is wired with the connector to put into the standard plug.
Here's the link:
http://www.classicboatconnection.com/bo ... talog.html

Click on page #15
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I can see the allure of the polished metal windshield brackets. This wooden frame is COMPLICATED! It's coming along though.
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Matt

A wood frame windshield is not a small task! The angles and symmetry are tough!

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Thanks for posting those pictures Matt! I'll be getting to this at some point in the next several months and it's one of those parts I am nervous about. Yours is looking great. Love that horn on the deck!!
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I enjoyed reading your thread so much I bought Geronimo plans today. This is something I've been wanting to do for a very long time and it's time to move in the right direction. I don't have a start date just yet but when I do there'll be a MIKE'S GERONIMO thread. I'm In the crazy brainstorming phase, I need to write down my ideas. But this thread will be a huge help for me, thanks for recording all your hard work.

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Mike,

I'm glad this thread was inspirational to you. The Geronimo is a great hull. It is a great boat over all and there is a lot you can do with it. More people should build Geronimos. Let me know if you have any questions.
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Thanks Matt, the High Freeboard and the ability to fit this boat into my garage were the deciding factors.

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I wish I had a picture of your Geronimo when we were racing. I could see 1/2 your skeg out of the water.
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Sounds like the hull is the right choice. The high free board is what I wanted as well.
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Re: Matt's Geronimo

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Matt’s Geronimo is kind of intimidating when I’m running next to him. What if he decides to broadside me and 6 pirates jump out and takeover my boat in that river tractor of his. And... the thing is fast, he and I ran neck and neck with our 90 hp engines.
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Ha! I wish I had a picture of it on plane. That 90 Yamaha two stroke was a perfect fit for your Malahini, Matt. There should definitely be more drag racing at the Gathering.
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