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Re: Whalewatcher plans

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  • apraphett777
    the same type of key that was in the Queen Mab plans, are in all the books I have by PhilI have all but the Novel a step by step numbering of the parts etc I
    Message 1 of 14 , May 28, 2013
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      the same type of key that was in the Queen Mab plans, are in all the books I have by PhilI have all but the Novel a step by step numbering of the parts etc I also have the Payson books as well all a very good education in boat building Cheers Pal

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "mason smith" <masonsmith@...> wrote:
      >
      > What Phil and Susanne call keys are not in the books, to my knowledge. You
      > have to get the plans to get the keys, which are instructions and
      > measurements for every numbered part in the plans, plus some more general
      > instructions.
      >
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      >
      > From: bolger@yahoogroups.com [mailto:bolger@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > apraphett777
      > Sent: Monday, May 27, 2013 11:52 AM
      > To: bolger@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [bolger] Re: Whalewatcher plans
      >
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      >
      >
      > the excellent keys that Phil put in his books has been why I have been able
      > to build so many with just the books I am a builder of smallish skiffs if I
      > were attempt to build a larger boat I would order plans. At some point I am
      > hoping to build Queen Mab :)
      >
      > --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com <mailto:bolger%40yahoogroups.com> ,
      > "daschultz8275@" <daschultz8275@> wrote:
      > >
      > > So according to PB&F, the 'mylars' (high quality originals) were returned
      > after BF passed.
      > >
      > > So it would seem the Canadian had paper dwgs scanned on a large format
      > scanner. The files are used to generate pdfs that he sells. My guess is if
      > somebody pays him for a paper version, he runs down to a local printer, and
      > gets a copy made, though he may have his own printer. I am assuming the
      > paper versions come in a large format, IE sizd D drawings.
      > >
      > > I don't know any history of how the current "Common Sense..." got started.
      > Did the owner buy CSD from the Wolfard estate? He is now designing his own
      > stuff. Some seem Bolger like in style.
      > >
      > > I suppose many could study Bolger's work and then sketch variations that
      > look OK. But would they be structurally sound, and seaworthy?
      > >
      > > I agree that PB&F will continue to have a tough time stopping this abuse
      > of their intellectual property.
      > >
      > > Several years ago I bought via the web what were called unused Bolger
      > plans for Martha Jane, and Idaho. When they arrived, they were the CSD
      > versions. Oh, and no key.
      > >
      > > I also bought Hawkeye plans from PB&F. With a key.
      > >
      >
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