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by Browndog
Wed Jan 27, 2021 5:24 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: fs 17 pre-build question
Replies: 7
Views: 148

Re: fs 17 pre-build question

The FS 19 that I built for my brother was used extensively here along the Georgia Coast for almost a year before he took it to Virginia where he is now using it mostly in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. It has more of a Bay Boat vibe to it as even with the sole raised by 1 inch there was sti...
by Browndog
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine
Replies: 237
Views: 34442

Re: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine

I agree that the power pole will likely get in the way of poling. A 4 foot power pole really is only good probably in 2 foot depth or less. I have an 8 foot power pole on my flats skiff and in anything over 5 feet of depth it won’t hold very well, especially with wind or tide. On my brother’s FS 19 ...
by Browndog
Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:11 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Vg20 finally underway
Replies: 186
Views: 87135

Re: Vg20 finally underway

Looking Good!
by Browndog
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 3269
Views: 193198

Re: Eric's C21

Good to hear from you Eric. Keep your head up and work on the boat when you can. Best wishes to you.
by Browndog
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: SK14 in Cape Cod
Replies: 30
Views: 1231

Re: SK14 in Cape Cod

After this boat I would suggest an FS 19. Perfect for your area.
by Browndog
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:07 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS19 (-5%) in GA
Replies: 452
Views: 73587

Re: FS19 (-5%) in GA

Way to go Guy! Congratulations and Best wishes for many years of enjoyment.
by Browndog
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Panga question for Jacques
Replies: 12
Views: 6871

Re: Panga question for Jacques

My family had a place in Ocean City for 40 years. I used to bring my 24 foot deep V walkaround that had a 225 HP single outboard on an Armstrong bracket and fished with it routinely at the Jackspot, Poorman’s Canyon and many of the wrecks and reefs. No kicker. Never had a problem. If I was going to ...
by Browndog
Fri Dec 25, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: PG25 or GS28
Replies: 52
Views: 1432

Re: PG25 or GS28

Your response is very helpful. From what you’ve shared, I understand more about your requirements. Tom has made some good points about prioritizing your needs and how that might help narrow down the options. I live in an area on the other side of the Atlantic where our fishing grounds are somewhat s...
by Browndog
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: PG25 or GS28
Replies: 52
Views: 1432

Re: PG25 or GS28

Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your decision to embark on a boat building project. I’m curious, how do you intend to use the boat you are contemplating and where? Do you need a boat that is capable of handling rough conditions miles off shore in the ocean or are you looking for somethin...
by Browndog
Wed Dec 23, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: HMD 21 starting - help
Replies: 88
Views: 2590

Re: HMD 21 starting - help

Use more zip ties. They seem spaced awfully far apart.