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by Capt UB
Thu Dec 10, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: A facelift of SandPiper, FS14
Replies: 23
Views: 4546

Re: A facelift of SandPiper, FS14

Well, I sold the AMF Sunbird..... To much work to make a rudder and tiller, repair the jib, overhaul the trailer..... Oh, buy a small air cooled OB... One less thing to work on or think about. Back to a nice and clean carport with SandPiper ready to have a new floor installed. I think I have said th...
by Capt UB
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Builder Meets and Get Togethers
Topic: 2010 Remembered.....
Replies: 1
Views: 755

2010 Remembered.....

12/13/2010 Found all of this paper work for my, FL12. These are the plans the FL12 that was just started and got crushed by a tree branch. Boat is gone and so is that tree!! I may have talked about it, not sure. I started building with APA marine fir. Never got a chance to learn from that mistake! I...
by Capt UB
Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Forum Software & Site Bug Reports
Topic: Forum Nightly Maintenance: Oct 26 - Oct 29, 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 509

Re: Forum Nightly Maintenance: Oct 26 - Oct 29, 2020

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Thanks Jayson.

Many many years ago I updated our system, about 3 dozen 3.5 disks.... This is not counting the backup disks done before upgrading! I made a mental block of the OS..... I'm sure it was Win OS of some short....

Bob
by Capt UB
Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Core Materials: Plywood, Foam core and Honeycomb
Topic: How not to load plywood....
Replies: 3
Views: 286

How not to load plywood....

This is what happens when you DON'T let BBC ship or load your plywood....

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Because this is how BBC ships or loads your plywood...
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by Capt UB
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Captain UB
Replies: 14
Views: 683

Re: Captain UB

TomW1 wrote: Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:48 am Glad to hear your okay. Tom


Thank you Tom.
by Capt UB
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Captain UB
Replies: 14
Views: 683

Re: Captain UB

Thanks guys.... We are all good, Mom's house two blocks away had no damages.... at all!! My sister, brother inlaw and mom went through Andrew in 92 Miami, this little tornado scared them! Both boats are ok, SandPiper FS14 got filled with water again, this time twice as much, she is drying out again!...
by Capt UB
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Has anyone worked with this, basalt fabric?
Replies: 4
Views: 341

Re: Has anyone worked with this, basalt fabric?

Less then 50 yards from me. I never really saw the real damage untill the trash and trees were removed! Just driving around a block from me.... Although the storms in the afternoons have been bad too!
by Capt UB
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: A facelift of SandPiper, FS14
Replies: 23
Views: 4546

Re: A facelift of SandPiper, FS14

Well the open cockpit area has finally dried out again! Going to fill the side compartments along the hull with BBC foam. Leaving the middle compartments free and clear of anything, plus going to add an 6" round screw out under the center console setup. This should help to check for water.. Wha...
by Capt UB
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Has anyone worked with this, basalt fabric?
Replies: 4
Views: 341

Re: Has anyone worked with this, basalt fabric?

BB Sig wrote: Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:30 am https://forums.bateau2.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=65185

Interesting thread... I like the fact that there is less itching! :lol:


Thanks Barry.

I should have done a search first.
by Capt UB
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Has anyone worked with this, basalt fabric?
Replies: 4
Views: 341

Has anyone worked with this, basalt fabric?

Using basalt fabric in building a ply boat.
It was brought up on a FB group Trick my Skiff.

Anyone work with this fabric?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basalt_fiber