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by narfi
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 - Working through the winter in New England
Replies: 15
Views: 652

Re: C17 - Working through the winter in New England

Wife's dining room is already climate controlled!!!!! Also, propane heaters produce a lot of moisture I think? Guess I don't have much to offer, other than when I built my hull in the wife's dining room, I have had to put my epoxy work on hold during the winters when I was building :/ At least you h...
by narfi
Tue Dec 01, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 98
Views: 5553

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

30min Epoxied the male plug back together and flanged the last of the holes. Very last one and the plywood on the male plug failed in a new layer (not my epoxy joint) Not sure if there is more flanging to do that size or not, but if there is I will probably make a new male piece from solid wood inst...
by narfi
Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 98
Views: 5553

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

Here is an old picture of one,
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by narfi
Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 98
Views: 5553

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

Stinson JR SR
by narfi
Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 98
Views: 5553

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

Still sore from our villages annual "Turkey Bowl" having lost so much weight this was my first year really running and catching instead of just playing on the line. Felt great but I'm guessing I'll never be young again :p 2hrs cleaning up the holes and 1 hour flanging all the holes. The pl...
by narfi
Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: raising sole with tall cleats?
Replies: 21
Views: 663

Re: raising sole with tall cleats?

I did. If you look in my fs17 build you can see I routed c channels out of 1x2s 1x4s to make wide cleats along the tops of my bulkheads and stringers. That raised my sole 1/4" or so.
by narfi
Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: My cx 25
Replies: 290
Views: 22839

Re: My cx 25

dalnilo wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:38 am
cape man wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:39 pm That's a bad ass motor!
why do you think so
That is slang to say it is very nice :)
by narfi
Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 98
Views: 5553

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

1.5hrs cut the lightning holes in all the ribs, nose ribs and root ribs. Need to clean them up and flange them now. 20201124_070431.jpg Total time spent building: 60.5 hours Total Cost: $8276 Airplane + consumables + project specific costs: $5340 Tools, etc.. I will keep for future projects: $2936
by narfi
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Planning a new boat can be great fun.
Replies: 7
Views: 387

Re: Planning a new boat can be great fun.

The sleek looking triamaran you uploaded a picture of yours? you should show some more pictures in and out, it looks pretty slick.

You are thinking sails or just motor?
by narfi
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty
Replies: 98
Views: 5553

Re: Narfi's Zenith CH750 Super Duty

@Netpackrat Fiberglass one off seems to be the way I am leaning, at least for now...... Friday the last of my aluminum came in and my wife helped me unroll and put it in the rack. I went threw my drawings to see which pieces to leave out on the table for the next parts and discovered a huge mistake ...