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  • Michael Walther
    Jun 2, 2008
      Hi Steve, Look'n good:) Thanks for the pix, they're always encouraging to people scared half to death to try to build anything.
      Thanks again, Mike

      --- On Mon, 6/2/08, Steve <classiccraft@...> wrote:

      > From: Steve <classiccraft@...>
      > Subject: [AtkinBoats] Re: Howdy
      > To: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Monday, June 2, 2008, 5:59 PM
      > Sure, have posted a few - more to come.
      >
      > --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, Michael Walther
      > <michawalth3@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Steve, You ask a silly question: Want more
      > details / pics?
      > Answer: Of course, yes, any and all you want to put up,
      > would love to
      > see them.
      > > Thanks, Mike
      > >
      > > --- On Mon, 6/2/08, Steve <classiccraft@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > > From: Steve <classiccraft@...>
      > > > Subject: [AtkinBoats] Howdy
      > > > To: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Date: Monday, June 2, 2008, 8:52 AM
      > > > Hi.
      > > >
      > > > Just found this group, and thought you may be
      > interested in
      > > > what I built.
      > > >
      > > > I bought a set of "Hope" plans a while
      > back, and
      > > > built one.....with
      > > > some changes.
      > > >
      > > > She ended up at 30ft 8" OA, and a little
      > higher in the
      > > > topsides ( I
      > > > think about 4 1/2").There was no change to
      > the beam.
      > > >
      > > > The bottom was 1/2" sheet ply, and the
      > topsides were 2
      > > > layers of 3/16"
      > > > ply ( double diagonal).
      > > >
      > > > Then I put the fuel tanks fwd under the floor,
      > and hid a
      > > > 90hp ETEC
      > > > Evinrude in a well .
      > > >
      > > > Oh, yes, did a bit of a redesign on the cabin -
      > slightly
      > > > more modern.
      > > >
      > > > Anyway, all good, nice boat that cruises at
      > 18knots - flat
      > > > out about
      > > > 22. Handles and rides very well etc.
      > > >
      > > > Want more details / pics?
      > > >
      > > >
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      > mopery.
      > > > Please be polite.
      > > >
      > > > If you set out to build an Atkin boat, please do
      > not modify
      > > > the plans. If you stray from the plans you do so
      > at your own
      > > > risk and Atkin & Co. will take no
      > responsibility for the
      > > > performance of the resulting boat.
      > > >
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      >
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      >
      >
      >
      > ------------------------------------
      >
      > No flaming, cursing, politics, religion or public mopery.
      > Please be polite.
      >
      > If you set out to build an Atkin boat, please do not modify
      > the plans. If you stray from the plans you do so at your own
      > risk and Atkin & Co. will take no responsibility for the
      > performance of the resulting boat.
      >
      > The current Atkin boat plans catalog is online at
      > <http://www.atkinboatplans.com/>
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
      >
      >
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