Birmingham RB14

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Re: Birmingham RB14

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I cant tell from the pictures if you have done this....

I put finish nails right at the apex of the mold, so when you pull the panels together, they but right up on the CL. The nails also make for a consistent small gap.

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Re: Birmingham RB14

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I'm using tile spacers.
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the nails in the center of the mold keep the panels lined up relative to the center line.... keeps them from moving when you push the bottom panels together. When you start to bring those tow panels together at the bow, they push against one another, the nails do not move, and that is nice. Tile spacers will move right along with the panels

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Ah. I see what you're saying. I'll take a run at that.
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My dad and I learned some valuable lessons today.
  • Just how poorly a 14' boat fits in a 20' garage.
    That I measured everything correctly.
    How little that last thing matters.
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