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  • John Hoyt
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    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 30, 2002
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      > 1. Re: Re: Mast
      > From: "John Blewett" <blewett_john@...>
      > 2. Re: Re: Mast
      > From: "Greg Allen" <allens717@...>
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      > Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 20:13:12 -0400 (EDT)
      > From: "John Blewett" <blewett_john@...>
      > Subject: Re: Re: Mast
      >
      > HI Greg,
      >
      > The wife isn't working on Friday so we will leave here about 0530. I expect it will take 10-12
      > hours to get to Norfolk. That would be 3:30 to 5:30. Would that be a good time to visit?
      >
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      > Thanks,
      > John B.
      >
      > --- On Fri 04/12, allens717 wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi John,
      > >
      > > I'm looking in Kurt's catalogue. I suppose your building the open bridge
      > > cat on page 89 in the 2001 book? I'm building the 43 footer on page 91 with
      > > the full salon bridge.
      > >
      > > I've got nice fair panels fabricated, and I have the stringers, keels,
      > > shear clamps, and deck flanges built. So far, so good. I'm hoping for the
      > > best when I pour the first keel in the next couple weeks. From everything
      > > I'm hearing, I am going to be extremely careful trying to get the hulls
      > > square and fair. I take it from your email, you had fair hulls after the
      > > keel was poured, but the squeeze from the deck flanges caused deep dimples.
      > > That is worrisome. Do you have an idea what went wrong?
      > >
      > > I'm just now experimenting with bonding and bagging ATC Core-Cell and
      > > Baltec AL600 flat panel balsa. The stems turned out good with the PVC.
      > >
      > > I'm getting my spruce from M L Condon in White Plains NY. It is $7.15 per
      > > bdft in the rough. Do you have any better suppliers for spruce? I'm buying
      > > 3mm BS 6566 Loyd's certified marine plywood from Harbor Sales in MD at
      > > about $25 per sheet. Any thoughts about this arrangement? I'm getting boxes
      > > of AL600 3/4" from Mahogony Co in NJ for $325 per case.
      > >
      > > If I can help you in any way(suppliers, pricing, building techniques,
      > > etc.), please don't hesitate to email me. I suspect you and I can help each
      > > other a lot.
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > >
      > > Greg Allen
      > > Va Beach, VA
      > > � ----- Original Message -----
      > > � From: valcoinc
      > > � To: multihull_boatbuilder@yahoogroups.com
      > > � Sent: Friday, April 12, 2002 10:28 AM
      > > � Subject: [multihull_boatbuilder] Re: Mast
      > >
      > >
      > > � Hi John,
      > > � I will start the construction of a large Hughes cat this summer, I
      > > am
      > > � preparing the building now. Can you (if possible) expand on the
      > >
      > > � squeze problems you mention in this post, what is a WOWS?
      > > � Also did you skin the outside of the hull panels before or after
      > >
      > > � joining the 2 halves together. Did Kurt give you instructions on
      > > this?
      > > � tks, Tony.
      > >
      > >
      > > � --- In multihull_boatbuilder@y..., "John Blewett"
      > >
      > > � wrote:
      > > � >� HI Greg,
      > > � >
      > > � > I too am building a Kurt Hughes (42') cruising cat.� I've
      > > got two
      > > � hulls upside down being faired.� I had many problems during
      > >
      > > � the "squeeze" of the hulls and bows.� I wound up
      > > with many deep
      > > � *WOWS* (to use a Kurt Hughes term).
      > > � >
      > > � > What is your progress?
      > > � >
      > > � > John B.
      > > � > Newport, RI
      > > � >
      > > � >
      > > � > --- On Tue 04/09, allens717� wrote:
      > > � > > I am building a Kurt Hughes 43' cruising cat and am
      > > looking for
      > > � mast ideas.
      > > � > > I have been told by Kurt to expect to pay $15,000 plus
      > > for a 53'
      > > � mast for
      > > � > > this boat. As you can probably imagine, I am
      > > contemplating
      > > � building a
      > > � > > spruce mast or some sort of composite mast to avoid the
      > > 15k
      > > � aluminum rig.
      > > � > > Any suggestions would be appreciated?
      > > � > >
      > > � > > Greg Allen
      > > � > > Va Beach, VA
      > > � > >
      > > � > >
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      > Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 22:55:13 -0400
      > From: "Greg Allen" <allens717@...>
      > Subject: Re: Re: Mast
      >
      > John, can you shoot for 5:30? I gotta cover for a sick guy at work til 5:00.
      >
      > Greg
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "John Blewett" <blewett_john@...>
      > To: <multihull_boatbuilder@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 8:13 PM
      > Subject: Re: [multihull_boatbuilder] Re: Mast
      >
      >
      > HI Greg,
      >
      > The wife isn't working on Friday so we will leave here about 0530. I expect
      > it will take 10-12 hours to get to Norfolk. That would be 3:30 to 5:30.
      > Would that be a good time to visit?
      >
      > Give a call. 1-800-NOW-NUWC x28981
      >
      > Thanks,
      > John B.
      >
      > --- On Fri 04/12, allens717 wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi John,
      > >
      > > I'm looking in Kurt's catalogue. I suppose your building the open bridge
      > > cat on page 89 in the 2001 book? I'm building the 43 footer on page 91
      > with
      > > the full salon bridge.
      > >
      > > I've got nice fair panels fabricated, and I have the stringers, keels,
      > > shear clamps, and deck flanges built. So far, so good. I'm hoping for the
      > > best when I pour the first keel in the next couple weeks. From everything
      > > I'm hearing, I am going to be extremely careful trying to get the hulls
      > > square and fair. I take it from your email, you had fair hulls after the
      > > keel was poured, but the squeeze from the deck flanges caused deep
      > dimples.
      > > That is worrisome. Do you have an idea what went wrong?
      > >
      > > I'm just now experimenting with bonding and bagging ATC Core-Cell and
      > > Baltec AL600 flat panel balsa. The stems turned out good with the PVC.
      > >
      > > I'm getting my spruce from M L Condon in White Plains NY. It is $7.15 per
      > > bdft in the rough. Do you have any better suppliers for spruce? I'm buying
      > > 3mm BS 6566 Loyd's certified marine plywood from Harbor Sales in MD at
      > > about $25 per sheet. Any thoughts about this arrangement? I'm getting
      > boxes
      > > of AL600 3/4" from Mahogony Co in NJ for $325 per case.
      > >
      > > If I can help you in any way(suppliers, pricing, building techniques,
      > > etc.), please don't hesitate to email me. I suspect you and I can help
      > each
      > > other a lot.
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > >
      > > Greg Allen
      > > Va Beach, VA
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: valcoinc
      > > To: multihull_boatbuilder@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Friday, April 12, 2002 10:28 AM
      > > Subject: [multihull_boatbuilder] Re: Mast
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi John,
      > > I will start the construction of a large Hughes cat this summer, I
      > > am
      > > preparing the building now. Can you (if possible) expand on the
      > >
      > > squeze problems you mention in this post, what is a WOWS?
      > > Also did you skin the outside of the hull panels before or after
      > >
      > > joining the 2 halves together. Did Kurt give you instructions on
      > > this?
      > > tks, Tony.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In multihull_boatbuilder@y..., "John Blewett"
      > >
      > > wrote:
      > > > HI Greg,
      > > >
      > > > I too am building a Kurt Hughes (42') cruising cat. I've
      > > got two
      > > hulls upside down being faired. I had many problems during
      > >
      > > the "squeeze" of the hulls and bows. I wound up
      > > with many deep
      > > *WOWS* (to use a Kurt Hughes term).
      > > >
      > > > What is your progress?
      > > >
      > > > John B.
      > > > Newport, RI
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- On Tue 04/09, allens717 wrote:
      > > > > I am building a Kurt Hughes 43' cruising cat and am
      > > looking for
      > > mast ideas.
      > > > > I have been told by Kurt to expect to pay $15,000 plus
      > > for a 53'
      > > mast for
      > > > > this boat. As you can probably imagine, I am
      > > contemplating
      > > building a
      > > > > spruce mast or some sort of composite mast to avoid the
      > > 15k
      > > aluminum rig.
      > > > > Any suggestions would be appreciated?
      > > > >
      > > > > Greg Allen
      > > > > Va Beach, VA
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been
      > > removed]
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