Re: New micro builder
- "By the way, I don't know whether its
kosher to pinch someone elses colour scheme, but I'd love to copy
the boat in one of the storage files under Queensland Micro's, with
her tanbark sails, white bottom and decks, green sides.
That boat you refer to was built by Ross Lillistone of Bayside Wooden
Boats up at Esk in QLD and I think that boat is in the Brisbane area.
It is called Cricket, I think
It does look good alright
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Col" <cmoone11@...> wrote:
> Yes that was Johns Micro, nice bloke and a nice boat. I'm with you,
> buildings half (or more) the fun, and even though it will cost me
> more, the bills are spread out. (false economy I know). I'm in no
> rush, I like tinkering downstairs when the time permits gradually
> moving towards the goal. By the way, I don't know whether its
> kosher to pinch someone elses colour scheme, but I'd love to copy
> the boat in one of the storage files under Queensland Micro's, with
> her tanbark sails, white bottom and decks, green sides.
> --- In email@example.com, "graeme19121984" <graeme19121984@>
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Col" <cmoone11@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi Graeme,
> > > Sounds like you've got all the expensive bits for a rebuild - a
> > hull
> > > without the keel can be built over a period of time with
> > relatively
> > > little outlay each month. On the other hand, if the hull is
> > > its marvellous what a bit of epoxy and fibreglass can do. A few
> > > strategically placed drill holes into the keel batten and other
> > > structural parts would soon reveal any rot, and then filled
> > That's true Col, but maintenance doesn't seem as interesting as
> > building new, it's not as easy to warm to, but it could be the way
> > to go , but, but...
> > >
> > > I've just resisted a tempting offer to buy a Micro located in
> > > Sydney.
> > That wouild be John's, no? Very tempting indeed, and an awesome
> > effort to resist - there was/is a peturbation in the force felt as
> > far as here in Bolgerdom, just a fact.
> > >
> > >Apart from the fact that I didn't have the cash, I really
> > > enjoy the building process and seeing the boat come together.
> > > what would I have done with my bulkheads and mast? I try to do
> > > little every day on her - time isn't an issue. (I may end up
> > > the record for the slowest build on this list) Today I marked
> > > notches in bulkheads C & D and the aft frame piece on B ready
> > > cut out.
> > Way to go!
> > Graeme