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    When turning usually two hulls are in the water...

    When turning usually two hulls are in the water so added resistance hence making the steering sluggish.
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    If anyone was wondering, yes the thread is still...

    If anyone was wondering, yes the thread is still going and yes the build is still going.

    I have now completely planked the hull. I have also shaped the bow piece ($160 and a dremel later). i have...
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    Progress on the hull has been slow of late, but...

    Progress on the hull has been slow of late, but nearing the halfway mark with the planking. Have also made some deck beams to help the hull hold its shape when it comes off the frames.

    Just a few...
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    Brief update. I have been working away over...

    Brief update.

    I have been working away over the past couple of days and have managed to have the keel and gunnels glued. I have also fitted and glued sheets where the hull has a chine. I wanted to...
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    Question for some people more expert than me at...

    Question for some people more expert than me at boat building.

    I am planning to sheet the hull instead of the more conventional planking method so I can laminate 2 layers more effectively, but in...
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    Following on from the previous post. I have...

    Following on from the previous post. I have mounted the first 2 frames, and have nailed them to the MDF frame under neath. I also found I couldn't mount the transom for 2 reasons, first, in the lying...
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    G'day just a quick update. Finally managed to...

    G'day

    just a quick update. Finally managed to getting around to fixing the frames to the building board. Most are done, with the balsa frames of 1, 2 and the transom to go on. just need to find a...
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    Which idea was that?

    Which idea was that?
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    Just a few specifications on the boat. LOA...

    Just a few specifications on the boat.

    LOA 1330mm
    LWL 1227mm
    Beam 285mm
    Draught TBD
    Displacement 4-4.5kg

    Sorry of those who work in imperial measurements I don't have the conversions
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    Volvo 70 Build Log

    Hi all,

    I am starting a build of a Volvo 70 yacht, so i thought i might start a build log. The project is planned to incorporate many features that are true to the real boats and new/unique to rc...
  11. RE: .......Started the .............Chris Craft boat

    nice work with the boat, now have fun...and beer 2 celebrate
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    nice job with the clear coat, she is really looking starting to look fabulous. in your photo it seems the windscreens would like to be more aerodynamic than required. but yeah a couple of skewers...
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    RE: Schillings V8 engines

    Thanks for the info
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    Schillings V8 engines

    i am wondering if any one knows of places that sell these engines. i found these pictures of a timber runabout with the engine installed.

    any info would be great.
  15. RE: .......Started the .............Chris Craft boat

    Mate i suggest you do sand the surface on which is to be glued, also sand the deck or surface on the boat where u will attach the fittings. with the steering wheel, u dont need to make a steering...
  16. RE: .......Started the .............Chris Craft boat

    nice work with the paint job. really looks quite gud.

    interesting position for the water pick up. i think due to water flow around the stuffing box, your water pick up will only work at lower...
  17. RE: .......Started the .............Chris Craft boat

    nice work, shes really coming along quite well, it will look nice when the clear coat goes on it.

    those two of mine wont be powered by anything quite simply because they are too small.

    i...
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    RE: scale v8 engine

    so do u tow an oil rig 2 wid it??
  19. RE: .......Started the .............Chris Craft boat

    Nice work with the hull, i am a 2nd yr naval architecture student and have had a couple of hulls cut out using cnc machines, pics bellow of models are about 450mm long, the foam hull is an attempt at...
  20. RE: .......Started the .............Chris Craft boat

    you seem to know your stuff with the the posting bout centres of gravity and testing hulls, as i can see with the markings on the side of your foam model. are you a naval architect or marine...
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