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by Chivs
19 Nov 2010, 12:47
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 538
Views: 127077

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Bit on an idea of the strength added to the hull with extra internal re-inforcement and bow deck beams.
by Chivs
19 Nov 2010, 12:42
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 538
Views: 127077

Re: A Tasmanian experience

My generation was the period we went from inches and miles to centermetres and kilometres! The significance of this photo (apart from the stern being removed) is it is the first time in two years since I have known Bruce, he used millimetres when taking a measurement. Quite often I would have to con...
by Chivs
19 Nov 2010, 12:31
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 538
Views: 127077

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Previous photo also shows the manner we pulled a couple of planks back into shape and some dodgy top ones removed. Also the answer to the question,"Where is my beautiful celery top pine knife block?" Needed it for the boat dear! The block had a slot cut into it and it was fitted over the e...
by Chivs
19 Nov 2010, 12:23
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 538
Views: 127077

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Tasmania has a reputation for bad weather, but believe or not up until I started working on the boat outside we were having a mini drought working towards the real deal. But of course I fixed that by trying to restore the boat outdoors! It was that bad I was thinking about offering my services to no...
by Chivs
19 Nov 2010, 12:14
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 538
Views: 127077

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Bottom done so why not roll her back upright!
by Chivs
19 Nov 2010, 12:10
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 538
Views: 127077

Re: A Tasmanian experience

August 2006, close up the bow and laminated strips of celeery we steamed into shape before fixing them and they are also checked into the keel. Also shows the chine board we added to strengthen her up some more.
by Chivs
19 Nov 2010, 12:04
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 538
Views: 127077

Re: A Tasmanian experience

In May 2006 we had shaped the new keel and started playing around fitting it to the hull.
by Chivs
19 Nov 2010, 11:57
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Random boat photo of the week !
Replies: 10
Views: 3785

Re: Random boat photo of the week !

Thanks Dave, it was a great day, the water that clear you could watch the Flathead swimming to the hook! Bit shocked to see your little skiff for sale, too many toys?
by Chivs
19 Nov 2010, 07:58
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Random boat photo of the week !
Replies: 10
Views: 3785

Re: Random boat photo of the week !

Thanks for the opportunity to compete Nool. I am currently on the beach cleaning the fish we caught 40 minutes by road from Hobart, no one else around, probably only one thing other competitors would not like, we are of course in salt water!
Cheers
by Chivs
18 Nov 2010, 14:18
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 538
Views: 127077

Re: A Tasmanian experience

Its now January 2006, how time flies when you are having fun! Celery slithers glued and tacked.

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