comfisherman's Recent Activity

  1. comfisherman replied to the thread Learing inboards.

    There was a very inventive designer and builder who developed several out of the box cutting edge game changing technologies between...

    Jun 23, 2021 at 3:02 AM
  2. comfisherman replied to the thread Interesting things seen in a boatyard.

    A few picked up some benefit. But they were length limited vessels and the entire bow was cut and a new molded bulb that was actually...

    Jun 23, 2021 at 2:34 AM
  3. comfisherman replied to the thread How can I simplify my house boat design for easier construction?.

    The entire boat looks like it could be built with a carpenter's square. Maybe a barge ramp pontoon bow would be faster, but you'll get...

    Jun 22, 2021 at 10:26 PM
  4. comfisherman replied to the thread Interesting things seen in a boatyard.

    Ugh. I wish it served as honorable a purpose as a sonar housing. That front cone has the telltale signs of being from a specific yard...

    Jun 22, 2021 at 9:23 PM
  5. comfisherman replied to the thread Learing inboards.

    I've fairly deep ties to two rather productive yards. They are extremely selective in trying to weed out potential project failures, as...

    Jun 22, 2021 at 8:58 PM
  6. comfisherman replied to the thread Learing inboards.

    Closed circuit is maybe a poor choice of words. When I say raw water I'm referring to a system like you linked above vs a traditional...

    Jun 22, 2021 at 12:31 PM
  7. comfisherman replied to the thread Learing inboards.

    If truly an inboard you need to usually cool not only the block but the exhaust as well. Usually oil for both the gear and the engine...

    Jun 22, 2021 at 10:40 AM
  8. comfisherman replied to the thread Considering Homebuilding a ~50' Catamaran.

    Can't speak to epoxy as my work is all poly and vinylester. But my boats are heavy commercial tubs. Drive kills a lot of these...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 12:21 AM
  9. comfisherman liked Wideocean7's post in the thread Replacing One Fuel Tank with Two.

    Quick question whilst I’m digesting what you’ve both said. Does it matter if it’s a poly or aluminium/steel tank. I’m thinking...

    Jun 16, 2021
  10. comfisherman replied to the thread Replacing One Fuel Tank with Two.

    I've seen more nasty white corroded aluminum from people gluing (with whatever your favorite glue is) substances to aluminum than any...

    Jun 16, 2021
  11. comfisherman replied to the thread Resin mixing gun questions, reccomendations?.

    Thanks for the feedback on Phoenix. When in florida I went to a few builders that met and they used Phoenix guns. That's how I got...

    Jun 16, 2021