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by GregWads
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: SCAMP
Topic: Disposable Epoxy Mixing Cups
Replies: 0
Views: 5634

Disposable Epoxy Mixing Cups

When I started this project I bought a couple of plastic mixing cups along with the West Systems Epoxy and the Metered Pumps. I thought they would be great. When finished using, let the epoxy cure, then pop out the cured epoxy. The problem is I mix only what I need. So the cup ends up with a bunch o...
by GregWads
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Almost back in the water
Replies: 44
Views: 15906

Re: Almost back in the water

LOL, Bet that road sailing gets a bit tougher going up wind.
by GregWads
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: SCAMP
Topic: SCAMP Forward Of Bulkhead #4
Replies: 2
Views: 4366

Re: SCAMP Forward Of Bulkhead #4

I don't have my plans handy, but I believe the area under the floor between bulkhead #3 and bulkhead #4 is not part of the water ballast tank. The ballast tank is the area under the floor between bulkhead #4 and bulkhead #5. It is not expressly shown in the manual but it appears the best place to pu...
by GregWads
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Almost back in the water
Replies: 44
Views: 15906

Re: Almost back in the water

LOL. Haven't been that lucky. They leave their swimming suits on in Iowa. But from what I have told au-natural boating activities tend to take place on the Mississippi river. Usually in the presence of alcohol.
by GregWads
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Almost back in the water
Replies: 44
Views: 15906

Re: Almost back in the water

I hear you when it comes to Kayaks. There seems to be a lot of 30 something to 50 something women who like to kayak on the lake we sail. I can't really blame them its the only 10 hp limited lake around. They typically travel in pairs, threesomes or foursomes. They paddle out in the middle of the lak...
by GregWads
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: SCAMP
Topic: SCAMP #419 Build in Canberra, Australia
Replies: 49
Views: 16383

Re: SCAMP #419 Build in Canberra, Australia

Hello Jo, I found your series the other day and have found it very interesting. Thanks for putting in the effort of recording and posting. I am also building from plans. I drew up and cut out most of the parts last fall. Haven't started on the planking, though the plan is to scarf a partial sheet to...
by GregWads
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: SCAMP
Topic: Black Locust Skegs
Replies: 4
Views: 5297

Re: Black Locust Skegs

There is a local sawmills that has it 4 quarter flitches, of varying widths and lengths, minimum 8 inch widths.
by GregWads
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: SCAMP
Topic: Black Locust Skegs
Replies: 4
Views: 5297

Black Locust Skegs

I have been thinking about the material for my skegs. I have noted that some have used Plywood, I think Argo has White Oak. Local access to White Oak is limited and Live Oak impossible, but Black Locust is native to the mid-west. From what I have read Black Locust is fairly dense and rot-resistant. ...
by GregWads
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Age of Sail: Theatrical Version
Replies: 4
Views: 3144

Re: Age of Sail: Theatrical Version

Thanks Art. Loved the video.
by GregWads
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: SCAMP
Topic: Question about Rigging - Rope Horse vs Traveler?
Replies: 7
Views: 8077

Re: Question about Rigging - Rope Horse vs Traveler?

Ok, Thanks for the info.