Finally-I'm building my boat

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:47 am

Birddog247 wrote:Looks like it'll float now. Might be a hill burner in the making!

It might be a Hillburner if it runs anything like your boat
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Feb 09, 2015 9:10 pm

stitching it up
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Feb 09, 2015 9:37 pm

I'm liking it!!!Image
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby BATTLE READY » Mon Feb 09, 2015 9:51 pm

Looking good !!!

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby lariat » Tue Feb 10, 2015 6:55 am

Man!!!!! I bet you are getting excited!!!!

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby Birddog247 » Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:16 am

Looks a little higher in the back.
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:30 pm

Birddog247 wrote:Looks a little higher in the back.

I think your ass is high what have you been smoking :slap:
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:36 pm

lariat wrote:Man!!!!! I bet you are getting excited!!!!

Can't wait.. Now I got to get serious about finding a motor
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:54 pm

used a old 10 ft wide hand operated brake to bend the front deck piece
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:09 pm

Worked on building the side bracing
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:14 pm

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:19 pm

I love the look of the rivets
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:26 pm

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:08 am

Had sometime yesterday to make the transom braces, but not enough time to put them in
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:10 am

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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby pipedog » Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:17 am

next step is to install the transom brace's then the corner brace's on the top out side corners of the transom. A little bit here and there, before you know it it'll be done :)
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby Birddog247 » Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:06 am

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

Postby digginfool » Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:31 am

Top notch work, Kyle.
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Re: Finally-I'm building my boat

Postby Rodair » Fri Feb 27, 2015 3:54 pm

Awesome build! I check everyday for progress. Keep up the good work.
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