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by mahnamahna
Fri Feb 10, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Sarah 41
Replies: 220
Views: 156918

Re: Sarah 41

Oh stop it! Its been 40 Celsius yesterday, today and will be tomorrow (that's over 100 old speak) and you can add another 5 degrees inside my shed. And I have no choice but to push on, my spray painter arrives (my brother) in one week and I have to have the highbuild keyed. What I'd give for snow ne...
by mahnamahna
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Piston Broke
Replies: 134
Views: 103741

Re: Piston Broke

Great looking dingy Daze ;)
by mahnamahna
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Schionning 12.5m Birig
Replies: 10
Views: 17790

Re: Schionning 12.5m Birig

AWESOME. Wow.
by mahnamahna
Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Easy Sarah or Waller 1200?
Replies: 6
Views: 9441

Re: Easy Sarah or Waller 1200?

My quick 20c worth on strip planking. Schioning are or have moved completely away from it in their flat pack designs (I think the forebeam may still be in and ironically it was the only strip planking I did well and its cedar) and the reason is a lot of builders struggle with getting it fair. They h...
by mahnamahna
Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Painting, Fairing, Coving related
Topic: Resin coat before high build
Replies: 21
Views: 20228

Re: Resin coat before high build

All up so far I have used 60 litres of penguard hb about 2 litres of watyl (Terryk gave to me) and 20 litres of microsurfacer. Still need a 4 litre kit coz I havent got my daggers coated yet.
by mahnamahna
Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Painting, Fairing, Coving related
Topic: Resin coat before high build
Replies: 21
Views: 20228

Re: Resin coat before high build

Pics or it never happened I believe is the saying Sean.
by mahnamahna
Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Schionning 12.3
Replies: 29
Views: 52296

Re: Schionning 12.3

Long time between posts here because I run my own blog, but I am finally looking like finishing so thought there might be some interest. In its final coat of highbuild. I will sand this off with 320 to key it being careful not to burn through anywhere, then top coat in a few weeks, weather (sub 30 d...
by mahnamahna
Sat Dec 31, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Insurance
Topic: Best insurance company for owner built boats
Replies: 3
Views: 5564

Re: Best insurance company for owner built boats

As a rough guide insurance is about 1% for a cruising boat on the water, and slightly less for building insurance depending on what you want. For example I didn't take out builders risk insurance just insurance on an agreed value for fire or malicious damage. I didn't bother with storm cover. (build...
by mahnamahna
Sun Dec 25, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Multi-hull Builds
Topic: Finally Does It
Replies: 124
Views: 111545

Re: Finally Does It

Looks awesome David. It already looks sanded, just the spot fills to sand now? I will be sanding again tomorrow.
by mahnamahna
Sat Dec 17, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: Outboards / Inboards
Topic: outboards
Replies: 225
Views: 122317

Re: outboards

Thanks Allan. I agree. I think I will see how much that size is in the US. Your input in my hydraulic question in the steering thread would also be appreciated.