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Old 09-05-2011, 04:41 PM
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ORIGINAL: redmichaelgriffin

Look at em using that shrimping terminology lol. That would work or if you want somthing fixed you could even use somthing like a fishing swivel in the middle its what ever you perfer on that
A fishing swivel also sounds good, I'll have to look around the fishing store.
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Hey Michael
Is there a boom cable that goes from the boom to the rear of the boat?
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Yep If you look at one of the stern shots of the Harbor Light where the nets are hanging at the top of the stern boom You will see it hanging slack hooked to a turnbuckle it goes from there to the end of the outrigger
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Great.
Old 09-05-2011, 06:13 PM
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I'm uploading a video to YouTube, it should be done in a few minutes.
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Here is a video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHu6zOhPUVg
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Looks good man just watched the video I like it if you do the lights the top light is green then white, green over white mean trawling at night and
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I just wanted to chime in, I know nothing about shrimp boats or rc boats. Only found this thread because of it being on RCU homepage. But this build and your boats are freaking awesome!! Very cool to see - definitely going to follow this one. Some great modeling going on here. Keep going, can't wait to see the final product.
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Thanks BlueApple.
Believe it or not this is only my third boat I have ever built. Although I normally build Giant Scale Warbirds.
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Looks good man just watched the video I like it if you do the lights the top light is green then white, green over white mean trawling at night and

I do want to add lights to be able to run it at night.
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You should name her the Jenny lol
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You should name her the Jenny lol
I have a couple of names in mind but that is not one of them.
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Nice video Wayne.  Only one boom to go plus the nets.
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Here is another short video conducting a float test with the battery on the deck.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmMTwDzmb54
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Nice video Wayne. Only one boom to go plus the nets.

Thanks Bob
I still have to take everything apart and paint the rigging. And I still have a couple more pieces of tubing to solder on.
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Michael,

I'm looking forward to seeing your build.  Think you called it an "open deck" where everything on the same level?  Any way, it will be interesting to see what your build brings to the model.

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I'm with Bob on that one. Before this is over we may have Bob, Larry and Quick building one.
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Does that mean Yes, Maybe or Heck No. LOL
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Im so ready to get started Its called decked over when the deck and hull meet and form a cap and the frame comes a little higher than the deck and attach the bulwarks and cut supper hole so when water gets on the deck it just runs off and doesnt drain to the innerbottom.It may work idont know it will be trial and erorr lol.im going to try my best to get it as close to our family boat as possible that hull desgn wayne has is the closest i have seen to it Im going offshore in bout a week for a month so it will have to wait til i get back then i will have 2 weeks of free time to get it done
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I want to see that boat running before i leave LOL!!!
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Time will tell. 

With Michael as a "Technical Adviser" the temptation is almost overwhelming.  About all I really need to do is get my pdf plans printed and decide if I want 40" or 48".

Scratch always did 'tickle my fancy'.
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Lol I say go for it
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GO Bob GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!![sm=thumbup.gif][sm=thumbup.gif][sm=thumbup.gif][sm=shades_smile.gif]
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Its back to work tonight for me so updates will be sparce for a few days[:@][sm=confused_smile.gif]

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