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Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 08-28-2017, 03:23 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
A little of this and that. Web log updated. ...

A little of this and that. Web log updated.

https://she-kon.blogspot.ca/2017/08/this-and-that.html
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 08-19-2017, 02:31 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
Thanks fella's. Kind words help a lot! :thumb: ...

Thanks fella's. Kind words help a lot! :thumb:

Lil' sanding and more fairing on the rudder. Had guests so not much else got done.

Standby...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 08-17-2017, 01:03 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
It hasn't rained in 36 hrs! Wohoo! We may have...

It hasn't rained in 36 hrs! Wohoo! We may have turned the corner. Oh wait. Fack! More nasty weather in the forecast! :banghead:

Anyhow I managed to get some puttering in. Two aft bulkheads...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 08-06-2017, 02:30 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
The rains seem to have let up for awhile. ...

The rains seem to have let up for awhile.

Working hard trying to stop 'over thinking' every detail of this project. Just picked a task and go to it this morning.

[Sorry pics are on photobucket...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 06-28-2017, 02:44 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
Frame A and D now tabbed to the hull. I ran out...

Frame A and D now tabbed to the hull. I ran out of glue (epoxy & wood flour w/little cabosil) so ordered more. I hope to drop Frame F in tomorrow. That's the front part of the main cabin. Will have...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 06-26-2017, 02:13 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
Putzed around some more today. Back really seized...

Putzed around some more today. Back really seized up last night. Took it easy. After a fresh look at Frame D this morning I realized I had it all frigged up. The way I did it the thing floats in...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 06-26-2017, 02:12 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
I'll have to make sure the wife adds those words...

I'll have to make sure the wife adds those words to her vocabulary. She just says I'm stubborn! :rofl:
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 06-24-2017, 01:40 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
Thanks for the kind words Al. Means a lot....

Thanks for the kind words Al. Means a lot. Honestly. :thumb:

Rick
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 06-24-2017, 01:39 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
I'm sure if the 'Shop Supervisor' had it his way...

I'm sure if the 'Shop Supervisor' had it his way I'd do nothing but pet him and get no boat building done! :banghead:

Today I got the upper portion of Frame B tabbed to the hull and Frame D set...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 06-22-2017, 01:50 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
I explained the results of my visit with the...

I explained the results of my visit with the neurosurgeon yesterday on today's blog update: https://she-kon.blogspot.ca/2017/06/buttercup.html

I'm pooped or I'd write something more.

Cheers!
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 06-14-2017, 12:44 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
Finally something worthy of reporting. ...

Finally something worthy of reporting.

Spent the last few days trying to hoist my 6" x 6" x 16' i-beam up into the air! After a couple of failed attempts I managed to get it done and all by...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 06-07-2017, 11:24 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
Hmmmm? Phoenix is the name of the Canadian Gubmet...

Hmmmm? Phoenix is the name of the Canadian Gubmet Payroll system that is totally Facked Up and refuses to pay me. :rolleyes: I think I'll take a pass on another system called Phoenix. I'm not totally...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 06-05-2017, 01:44 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
Thanks fellas. Well I'm back (again). Well...

Thanks fellas.

Well I'm back (again). Well sorta. Still nowhere near 100%. Have an appt with the neurosurgeon on the 21 st. to see if there's anything that can be done. I did manage to get out...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 04-26-2017, 04:52 PM
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Posted By She-Kon
I'm back. Well sorta. Still having issues with my...

I'm back. Well sorta. Still having issues with my back and leg that keeps me out of the boat shed most days. Updated our web log with a few details on what's been happening.

M/V She:Kon: A...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 04-03-2017, 09:33 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
Sorry Ben. Was workin' for the Gubment!...

Sorry Ben. Was workin' for the Gubment! :banghead:

Technically it's 'Spring' here. Supposed to hit 10C or for you south of the fence that's 50F. :rofl: Lots of rain in the forecast.

Finished...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 02-10-2017, 08:02 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
Thanks everybody. Getting some good advice and...

Thanks everybody. Getting some good advice and the well wishes help too. :thumb:

I have a TENS Al. Didn't bring it with me! Doh! Was swimming yesterday and it felt good so going to do more of that...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 02-08-2017, 09:45 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
Hey Fellas For some that haven't already...

Hey Fellas

For some that haven't already heard I'm nursing a ruptured disc in my back. It's gotten steadily worse of the last year or so. Currently in Mexico on back rehab. :blush: Progress is...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 11-20-2016, 06:47 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
Hi Ted That's definitely doable. A lot...

Hi Ted

That's definitely doable. A lot depends on work that I do for the gubment though plus life is going to take a major change of course if we can get the 'Ole' Woman' retired this coming year....
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 11-13-2016, 10:31 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
My buddy Matt asked me for an overview pic of the...

My buddy Matt asked me for an overview pic of the boat.

"Only the greatest minds have the messiest desks!" - Albert Einstein
...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 10-01-2016, 10:49 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
So my plan to use a home made boom to lift the...

So my plan to use a home made boom to lift the engine into the boat doesn't seem to be workable.
...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 09-29-2016, 10:48 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
Had to open up one of the shed doors to get the...

Had to open up one of the shed doors to get the trailer in and offload the engine. This is what I found!
...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 09-28-2016, 06:49 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
Hmmmm? 20 kts? I think the only time we're likey...

Hmmmm? 20 kts? I think the only time we're likey to see 20 kts is when we leave the crest of Niagara Falls! :rofl:

This is a displacement hull. Max speed likely to be 7.5 kts wide open! :dance:
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 09-27-2016, 11:46 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
Hi Eric The rudder size wise is to spec from...

Hi Eric

The rudder size wise is to spec from designer. He doesn't suggest a manufacturing method just dimensions and materials. The other's I've seen don't have any added reinforcement....
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 09-27-2016, 11:29 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
Hi Ted Took this this morning. ...

Hi Ted

Took this this morning.

http://www.trawlerforum.com/attachments/photobucket/img_483643_0_dbe701219d764bf19424e24e284eaaed.jpg

From the center of the shaft it's 4-1/2" and 15-12"...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 09-26-2016, 11:19 AM
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Posted By She-Kon
Hi Eric The rudder was fashioned after one...

Hi Eric

The rudder was fashioned after one that was built in Holland a few years ago. Same materials, same specs. I follow what you're saying about the frames to shaft joint and can easily add...
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