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61892Re: JRTA Guam floats

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  • Peter
    Nov 4, 2009
      Thanks for the details and WOW I'm amazed at how light she came out and at your costs.Fantastic! It's hard to imagine better bang for the buck and in such a handsome package!Congrats again!

      I'd spring for the wicker furniture too,a good classy choice, but have you thought of where best to install the Port locker or wine cellar? The wicker chairs need this sort ofthing,ya know.:D


      Peter lenihan, truly impressed by such a handsome craft, so light,so inexpensive and built so fast.....jealous here along the shores of the cool St.Lawrence..........

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "gravelyrider" <ddvorak@...> wrote:
      >I've weighed her twice with our bathroom scales and both time came up with about 440, including the Yamaha 8 hp hi-thrust, battery and 3 gallons of fuel.
      > All ply is ACX, 3/8 sides, 5/8 bottom. 'C' side out. exterior sides covered with 2 oz glass and epoxy, bottom covered with 6 oz glass and epoxy. no glass cloth inside. Top is 1/4 Luan. Styx Latex primer. Benjamin Moore 'Mor-Glo' latex paint. SS screws . epoxy glue below the waterline, PL Premium above waterline. Payson joints for all plywood joints. all the chine logs and gunwales and rub strips came from 1 -24' Doug Fir 2x12, the rest of the lumber is Home Depot 1x2, and 2x3's.
      > Less that $1000 in the hull, over 3 times that in the motor, steering , control cables, battery, binacle.
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