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New pictures of my build...FIXED IT!

Postby kajunoutlaw » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:27 pm

Major progress was made today......

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Re: New pictures of my build

Postby kajunoutlaw » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:30 pm

More pictures....The next one is a really good shot of the chine....
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Re: New pictures of my build

Postby kajunoutlaw » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:31 pm

That's BETTER!
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Re: New pictures of my build

Postby watchyourstep » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:36 pm

Cool build im thinking about building a frog boat like that. How big is it and what motor are you planing on using? I want to build one small enough to run a 2 cylinger briggs motor and a belt reduction setup.
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Re: New pictures of my build

Postby kajunoutlaw » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:37 pm

It's 10'6" long x 7'2" wide x 9" deep. It will be powered by a Lycoming O 235 C1, swinging a 66 x 30 Sensenich.
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Re: New pictures of my build

Postby watchyourstep » Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:45 pm

Nice whats that about 100hp? How thick of wood for the bottom and are you putting glass only or polly also?
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Re: New pictures of my build

Postby kajunoutlaw » Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:47 pm

watchyourstep wrote:Nice whats that about 100hp? How thick of wood for the bottom and are you putting glass only or polly also?


The C1 produces 115 according to what I have read. The bottom is 1/4" plywood. The majority of it is. My 2 main stringers are 1". I will be glassing over it all. No poly. I will be using Quick Slick.
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Re: New pictures of my build

Postby watchyourstep » Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:42 pm

awesome should be a fun little boat.
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Postby scott wheeler » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:50 am

True art. Nice work!

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Postby Jake.R » Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:46 am

Looks like its coming right along! Nice work!
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Re: New pictures of my build

Postby kajunoutlaw » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:49 pm

Jake.R wrote:Looks like its coming right along! Nice work!

scott wheeler wrote:True art. Nice work!


Thanks all, if you all notice, I have fixed the pictures to full size much better detail!
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Postby PeaRiverOpossum » Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:40 pm

Thanks for sharing! I will be following.

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Re: New pictures of my build...FIXED IT!

Postby Jerry T » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:43 pm

Man that's a nice Job!!! keep the pic's comeing

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Postby kajunoutlaw » Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:17 pm

Jerry T wrote:Man that's a nice Job!!! keep the pic's comeing


I surely will. It will be another 2 weeks before I can get back to it. Stay tuned......

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Postby THE NIGHT RIDER » Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:56 pm

yep def cool job ,it takes an expert wood worker to do what youve done ,we all like it and if we could do it it sure wood save us some money ,just build a new hull every few years would be awesome ,out of wood :shock: cool deal :thumbleft:
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Postby kajunoutlaw » Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:19 am

THE NIGHT RIDER wrote:yep def cool job ,it takes an expert wood worker to do what youve done ,we all like it and if we could do it it sure wood save us some money ,just build a new hull every few years would be awesome ,out of wood :shock: cool deal :thumbleft:


Believe me I am no expert. That is the culmination of months of research. Proper tools are essential. I wouldn't attempt that with a handsaw. If I can do it, anyone of you can. I do appreciate the compliment, but that is doing a bit far. This is my first attempt at building a boat out of wood. I didn't know what I was getting into, but I'm sure as hell glad I did. So far anyway.


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Postby cuban cracker » Sat Jan 12, 2013 4:08 pm

Looking great can't hardly wait to see it done.
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Postby kajunoutlaw » Sat Jan 12, 2013 6:41 pm

cuban cracker wrote:Looking great can't hardly wait to see it done.


Thanks CC! I still have a ways to go. Gonna start glassing all the seams next weekend. I'm ready to get the hull done so I can start building my rigging. I finally got my engine via FEDEX. I still have to put it together. That will come later.

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Postby Wild Bill » Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:52 pm

Looks great!

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Postby Dan Coffey » Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:12 pm

Awesome looking. What will the hull weigh?
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Postby kajunoutlaw » Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:36 pm

Dan Coffey wrote:Awesome looking. What will the hull weigh?


Hopefully no more than 300.

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Postby kajunoutlaw » Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:16 pm

Got the glass laid in the bottom of the hull. Just the bottom. Need more......tomorrow I start on the rigging. By the way, laying fiberglass sucks!!!!!

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Postby Big Casino » Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:48 pm

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Postby kajunoutlaw » Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:53 pm

Ill take pictures tomorrow. Today was mostly a troubleshooting day. All the rain we had caused some buckling to the bottom. Added quite a few more drywall screws to flatten it out. Put a straight edge to it and got it true again. Also, the transom was added as well. Hopefully my welding machine works and I can get some rigging done. Will just have to see.

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Postby pipedog » Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:33 pm

Go Man Go!!! Lookin Good, keep-up the good work :thumbleft:
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