31593Re: [bolger] AS-29
- Oct 3 9:19 AM--- Richard Spelling wrote:
> Boat Baloney = $2 - $4 a pound.I can dream can't I? ...
2,000 of lead equals only
30 five gallon buckets of
'free' wheel weights, melted
with 'scrounged' firewood
in 'salvaged' metal paint
buckets. Cost $0.
One sheet of 1/2 CDX plywood
weighs 50 pounds and costs
$22 = $0.44 per pound much
less than $2 to $4 / pound.
MDO is still less than $1/lb
and results in much epoxy, cloth
sandpaper and time saved.
Heck, Raka epoxy costs less than
$5 per pound.
Money only starts adding up when
you go out buying motors and the
electronics...motors can be
scrounged and electronics can be
A poly tarp main sail on AS-29 might
be a stretch, but one could re-cut a
used sail found free by dumpster
diving at the marina. The mizzen
could be polytarp.
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