Mainly tack welded up to this stage. Final welding to be done. What do you think?
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6' skiff, cost 6500-7000 USD. for basic hull as per image. 1/8 ali plate all welded. Reasonable value?
How do you check your MIG welds for strength and non porosity? (Non destructive of course)
16ft V hull skiff 1/8 thick aluminium plate, all welded, bouyancy chambers etc.
Basic cost for boat only is $6500. Is this too much? Bearing...
But I need a flat deck. Are there any alternatives to all welded floor plate. I'm worried about distorting the hull with the welding. What about a...
Hi, thank you for your reply. Could do a curved bow. How important is it do you reckon? I wasn't sure on a craft this size it would make much of a...
Hi, this a small craft that can unbolt and stack neatly into a third of its footprint. Key feature is cost and simplicity. Dims 16 ft oal 5ft...
Porto-Boat seems a good idea but is the 14' any use for anything other than lakes and ponds?
Thanks for your reply
Thanks for your questions: when the craft lists, the tube filled with water (emptying slowly) gains weight on the other side as it rises and...
Hi, thanks for your comments. All noted; foam was considered a cheaper alternative than welding bulkheads into the pontoon.
My maiden voyage in this forum if that's the right expression so Hi.
Maybe a slightly different concept in very small fishing boats. Planning...