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2223Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: sternwheeler

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  • Michael Walther
    Jan 6, 2009
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      Hi Again, Now, that I've looked @ the links, I see my idea will work. God knows I love feeling like the complete fool. Thanks, Mike


      --- On Wed, 1/7/09, my48cj2a <my48cj2a@...> wrote:

      > From: my48cj2a <my48cj2a@...>
      > Subject: [AtkinBoats] Re: sternwheeler
      > To: AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 1:42 AM
      > --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "Jon &
      > Wanda(Tink)" <windyjon@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Having resurched sternwheelers for a long time and
      > then just
      > designing
      > > my owen hull and having gotten started I can tell you
      > part of the
      > why.
      > > For a good hull you need the length to be 4 times or
      > more then the
      > > width to perform very well pluss wheel arms and wheel.
      > To get a
      > width
      > > to accomidate comfort and needs it makes 28' about
      > a minumum in
      > length
      > > and still wide enough for stability. THese sights may
      > offer some
      > info
      > > on sternwheelers.
      > > http://users.wirefire.com/gemort/contents.htm
      > > http://www.americansternwheel.org/main.htm
      > > My little project:
      > >
      > http://www.flickr.com/photos/jons_boat_building/sets/72157602709014393
      > /
      > > This will have a lot more time in it then you may want
      > to spend.
      > >
      > > Jon
      > >
      > >
      > > > Seems like someone could have come up with a set
      > of plans on the
      > net
      > > > buy now.A weekender for two and possibly a
      > grandchild.Or plans
      > for a
      > > > sternwheel drive unit(I guess it is called that)I
      > saw a nice
      > electric
      > > > one on youtube.It looked like a small landing
      > craft.Maybe 22 feet
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
      > The last picture was taken June of 2007.Hows it coming
      > along?
      > Thanks for the great site info.
      >
      >
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