Chebacco Free!Ship lapstrake modeled
- Oh Bruce you are such a tempter!! You going to do a FreeShip lapstrake
of the 25? Did you pick the strake spacing your self or did you work
off of the lapstrake version of the plans?
Bruce Hallman wrote:
> Here is a FreeShip model of a lapstrake Chebacco
- On 10/10/06, Harry James <welshman@...> wrote:
>I didn't know how many strakes were on the plans, so I guessed, based
> Oh Bruce you are such a tempter!! You going to do a FreeShip lapstrake
> of the 25? Did you pick the strake spacing your self or did you work
> off of the lapstrake version of the plans?
on what 'looked' right.
The 'fbm' file could be easily stretched to 25 ft, using the
- Interesting. I didn't get it right using Hulls and taking the "lining off" from the plans -- close, but very glad I left some wiggle room. Six strakes per side is what the plans show plus the bottom.
I don't see the "ess curve" that characterizes several of the strakes. Have you tried cutting and pasting your plot? (When cutting, one must leave about 3/4" at the "top" for the lap with the next strake, but you knew that.)
On http://home.insightbb.com/~derbyrm/Misc.html I show the ones I plotted and the ones you posted. Note: there are three separate images combined into one and the scales are probably different.
Roger (10 strakes hung out of 12 on a 20' Chebacco)
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From: Bruce Hallman
Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 5:54 PM
Subject: [bolger] Chebacco Free!Ship lapstrake modeled
Here is a FreeShip model of a lapstrake Chebacco
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- On 10/10/06, derbyrm wrote:
> I don't see the "ess curve" that characterizes several of the strakes. Have you tried cutting and pasting your plot?It certainly would cut and tape up as a model, I have done similar
many times already.
I think the 'ess curves' are missing because I faired the strakes 'by
eye' based on having done this a couple dozen times already.
I called the model a Chebacco, but I would bet it is accurate only to
within a couple inches or so. But that is the beauty of lapstrake, it