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    return for 1st and last build

    woodchips when the pic opens look to the right under the thumbnail....click next.....keep doing that till you view all the pics
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    return for 1st and last build

    will post pics soon http://img23.imageshack.us/i/10059561.jpg Scroll through the images guys in the end are images of the flaws that showed up......almost as if there are bubbles or pockets of air in a few places.....how do I fix this.....rookie needs to know guys
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    return for 1st and last build

    ready to apply cloth to outside, bottom and sides.Question apply epoxy from one end headed to the other end.......from the middle to the ends.....the bottom and then the sides.....the bottom and the sides together........rookie needs to know....thanks for the help guys
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    return for 1st and last build

    Applied thin coat ff epoxy to outside.....bottom and sides.....now weather has changed low 55 high 62..can I procede with light sanding and the cloth or should I wait for temp to rise......please advise
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    return for 1st and last build

    brought build from basement to the deck upstairs......problems showed up it the daylight.......there are some small gaps between some of the strips, either lack of glue or did not line up exact edge to edge........two.. some of the strips seen to be uneven .......what is the fix for this, is...
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    return for 1st and last build

    Sparkey took your advice on the image thing for pictures, thanks.....more questions once the saturation coat is applied..How long do let it setup before the light sanding....Once the light sanding is done, Do you use anything special to remove the dust from the light sanding.........Next step...
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    return for 1st and last build

    Ready or not......will soon be entering the unknown.....glass.......1 .what temp should it be outside to proceed with the fiberglass ? 2.What to glass first inside or outside, does it matter ? 3. Sparkey talks about saturating with thin coat of glass before you proceed with the...
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    Oldsparkeys , Bayou Skiff test run.

    Just a fantastic looking boat, looking foward to more user reviews of this skiff. One question if I may, saw the pictures of Mac in the boat, the skiff barely drops any deeper in the water with Mac on board.........how mant stones does Mac weigh?
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    handmade or deja vu all over again

    Spent many years outside of New Orleans , LaPlace to be exact, when talking with old cajuns they spoke of hunting and trapping the swamps surrouding lake Ponchatrain area.....they spoke of handmade pirouges from cypress. Any way the always said they kept them in the water to keep them from...
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    Gonna try to go Pro. Whaddaya Think?

    Just an idea thinking out of the box.....a photographic service that would catch that special moment in life....example...any of us paddlin a newly build on a special stretch of water....paddlin that special grankid.....building a new boat with a grankid .....priceless memories caught by a...
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    pirogue X two

    Captaindoug wher did ya get the oarlock system on your build.....like the looks of them
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    I have started the Bayou Skiff....

    Just kicking around some ideas check out this this for a method of moving the skiff along.......http://www.duckworksbbs.com/hardware/oarlocks/index.htm give me some feedback on the skullmatic systerm
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    The Bayou Skiff is 14' long, 32 1/2" bottom, 43" beam.

    Chuck I think the new skiff is great....should be a real winner.....I alraedy have a set of the build plans but waiting on the kit......I have a question what was the final weight on the Bayou Skiff.....you know how much weight will I be looking at to load, transport and unload the Bayou...
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    The Bayou Skiff is 14' long, 32 1/2" bottom, 43" beam.

    I reckon this is one of the perks for being a member of this esteemed Forum......I for one have already ordered and recieved the plans from Uncle John for the new Bayou Skiff...........Now Chuck thats what I call clout
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    The Bayou Skiff is 14' long, 32 1/2" bottom, 43" beam.

    Just a question about this new skiff......any estimate about how much weigh it will carry ? I really like the looks and agreed it would make one fantastic stripper