Finally-I'm building my boat

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby yobee » Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:26 pm

Scarecrow wrote:Yobee, good to see ya back on here buddy---did you get get lost. :thumbleft: :rebel:

Yeah man haha! Been doing all kinds of stuff lately, Property, house, married, new job all kinds of stuff. Most of my internet-ing is from my phone, but id still check in, just never posting. Ill be around more often!
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:18 pm

got a lot done this weekend, deck and walkboards riveted in place. Got to trim the edges an do a little brace work
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:24 pm

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:34 pm

one of these days I'm going to count the rivets in this boat
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby Birddog247 » Mon Apr 27, 2015 7:51 pm

Looks great man!
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby digginfool » Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:15 pm

Really nice work, Kyle. Can't wait to see Diane driving that boat. :lol:
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby kwanjangnihm » Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:16 pm

Kyle its really coming together and looking good bro!!

May have to change your handle to rivetdog! :D

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:36 pm

Birddog247 wrote:Looks great man!

THANKS Patrick
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:40 pm

digginfool wrote:Really nice work, Kyle. Can't wait to see Diane driving that boat. :lol:

She is always asking when I'm going to be done with her boat :dontknow: :lol:
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:48 pm

kwanjangnihm wrote:Kyle its really coming together and looking good bro!!

May have to change your handle to rivetdog! :D

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rivetdog.... :lol: :lol: :thumbleft: :salute: :D I like it!!
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby flcracker9 » Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:57 pm

That's really looking nice! Gonna be a sweet ride when you're done. I just fired mine up for the 1st time yesterday (I'm the guy in Lox that bought the 0470 open Palm Beach project boat very similar to your hull, we communicated on here a few weeks ago). I thought I would be done sooner, never realizes the little things could take so much time. Keep at it, it looks great so far!
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:22 pm

flcracker9 wrote:That's really looking nice! Gonna be a sweet ride when you're done. I just fired mine up for the 1st time yesterday (I'm the guy in Lox that bought the 0470 open Palm Beach project boat very similar to your hull, we communicated on here a few weeks ago). I thought I would be done sooner, never realizes the little things could take so much time. Keep at it, it looks great so far!
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Hey Kevin, I think your hull was built by my buddy that's helping me. I think it would be cool if he could see it, maybe he could give you the history on it
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby Deez two » Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:20 am

LOOKING GREAT!!
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby flcracker9 » Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:38 pm

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Hey Kevin, I think your hull was built by my buddy that's helping me. I think it would be cool if he could see it, maybe he could give you the history on it[/quote]


We can definitely make that happen! We are only a couple of miles apart. I dumped mine off the trailer last night to redo the trailer bunks. I'm heading to Georgia for the weekend, but should have the trailer done middle of next week so I can load the boat back up. Anytime after that I can stop by when you and your buddy are home, I also think it would be cool if he can confirm that he built my boat and give me the run down on it! Just let me know when. You can contact me anytime on my cell, 561-644-8576
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:39 pm

10-4 Kevin I'll give you a call tomorrow
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Sun May 03, 2015 9:37 pm

Hull fabrication is done this pic might not look much different from the last one but there is another good days worth of work done to it. I think it's awesome, I am so pumped, it's slick,mean,badass, what else I don't know but I can't wait!!!
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby aggiejim » Mon May 04, 2015 1:22 am

that is most impressive been thinkin about such a project inspireing
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon May 04, 2015 8:51 pm

aggiejim wrote:that is most impressive been thinkin about such a project inspireing

Get'r Done!!
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:44 pm

haven't had much time lately to work on the boat :banghead:
I got to work on it today and got the rake close to being done :thumbleft:
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:56 pm

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby kwanjangnihm » Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:52 am

looks great Kyle!! :thumbleft:
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby flcracker9 » Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:34 pm

Rake looks great Kyle. She'll be done before you know it!
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby T-REX » Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:56 pm

Great job man........ Keep the updates coming!

Gotta love a riveted hull. It's gonna be a fast( and efficient) ride!!
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby SteveReid » Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:01 am

You gonna call that a Johnson, Kyle or pipedog hull? Sure looks good my friend.


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