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by Evan_Gatehouse
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: HMD 21 starting - help
Replies: 88
Views: 2590

Re: HMD 21 starting - help

Sometimes you can't tell if the epoxy has blushed. Just assume it has happened . It is worse in cold, damp weather. Working outside on a hot sunny day it is less likely but some epoxies are worse than others. Before adding more fiberglass to area with existing fiberglass or before painting, just wip...
by Evan_Gatehouse
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: HMD 21 starting - help
Replies: 88
Views: 2590

Re: HMD 21 starting - help

OK - no, not too bad. Do try to do better. Keep the resin and hardener warm until you are going to use it. If it is too cold, it will be thick like cold honey. And then it will not wet out the glass easily. Use your roller more firmly. Usually bubbles like that are visible a few minutes after you st...
by Evan_Gatehouse
Wed Jan 06, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: HMD19 December 2020 Cowbro
Replies: 11
Views: 1231

Re: HMD19 December 2020 Cowbro

Hi, Glad to hear that you're mostly happy with the performance of the boat. I did assume a moderate size anchor at the bow (15#), anchor roller (~5#), a bit of chain (#15-25), and rope rode. As well I assumed there would be junk / important stuff stored under the V-berth. Anything stowed forward of ...
by Evan_Gatehouse
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Questions for Evan - HMD 19
Replies: 18
Views: 705

Re: Questions for Evan - HMD 19

Yes, exactly
by Evan_Gatehouse
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Questions for Evan - HMD 19
Replies: 18
Views: 705

Re: Questions for Evan - HMD 19

For the bracket I was picturing something like this mounted on the swim platform.

https://powrtran.com/shop/stationary-outboard-bracket/

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by Evan_Gatehouse
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: HMD 21 starting - help
Replies: 88
Views: 2590

Re: HMD 21 starting - help

It's fine to do it this way.
by Evan_Gatehouse
Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Questions for Evan - HMD 19
Replies: 18
Views: 705

Re: Questions for Evan - HMD 19

Doesn't it depend on the mounting height of your outboard bracket? In other words a tall bracket will require a lower swim platform to keep motor in correct spot. A short bracket might require a higher platform height.
by Evan_Gatehouse
Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: HMD 21 starting - help
Replies: 88
Views: 2590

Re: HMD 21 starting - help

Glad you've found a path forward with the roller.
by Evan_Gatehouse
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: HMD 21 starting - help
Replies: 88
Views: 2590

Re: HMD 21 starting - help

There is a detail drawing that clearly shows that you have to round the outside chine to allow the tape to make good contact.

Maybe take the time to read this tutorial. Page 18 shows the rounding of the outside chine.

https://boatbuildercentral.com/support- ... ue-101.pdf
by Evan_Gatehouse
Mon Dec 28, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Hmd 19 skeg dimensions
Replies: 14
Views: 243

Re: Hmd 19 skeg dimensions

Skeg after. You'd rather it get torn off if you hit something hard with it (big log, bottom of the ocean)