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  1. hoytedow liked Pericles's post in the thread Layup help.

    Adequate help on YouTube & sometimes,even Wikipedia.:oops: [MEDIA] Textile stabilization - Wikipedia...

    Jul 8, 2020 at 8:03 AM
  2. hoytedow liked Pericles's post in the thread Layup help.

    Hand Laid Carbon Fibre. [MEDIA]

    Jul 8, 2020 at 8:03 AM
  3. hoytedow replied to the thread who makes these ultra-light trailers/wheels and are they highway legal?.

    Lacking modern bearings is a very good reason to have large wheels. It can cover more ground in 1 revolution which means the moving...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 9:59 PM
  4. hoytedow liked David L. Dodd II's post in the thread Would I draw a boat just because I saw a model with a beautiful transom?.

    You bet I would. I was on vacation, and saw a model of a Tancook Island Schooner. The transom was gorgeous, so since I had some free...

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  5. hoytedow replied to the thread who makes these ultra-light trailers/wheels and are they highway legal?.

    Ah, the can of Bean's is iconic!

    Jul 7, 2020 at 3:41 PM
  6. hoytedow replied to the thread Random Picture Thread.

    That reminds me; I need to mow my roof(haircut).

    Jul 7, 2020 at 3:39 PM
  7. hoytedow liked fallguy's post in the thread Layup help.

    No open gaps. We just didn't get all the fill and radius work done as I was worried about the vee shape. Red carbon. And you are...

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  8. hoytedow replied to the thread who makes these ultra-light trailers/wheels and are they highway legal?.

    The Conestoga wagons had huge wheels for a reason.

    Jul 7, 2020 at 3:29 PM
  9. hoytedow liked fredrosse's post in the thread who makes these ultra-light trailers/wheels and are they highway legal?.

    A few corrections from a real engineer: 1. Rolling friction, the contribution of the bearings is so trivial that it should be neglected...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 3:27 PM
  10. hoytedow replied to the thread who makes these ultra-light trailers/wheels and are they highway legal?.

    An 8 inch tire has to spin 1.5 times as fast as a 12 inch tire to cover the same distance in the same timespan, creating 150% more heat...

    Jul 6, 2020 at 9:07 PM
  11. hoytedow replied to the thread who makes these ultra-light trailers/wheels and are they highway legal?.

    The axle bearings and tire diameter are key to successful towing. Too small a tire and you get overheated bearings sooner. This means...

    Jul 6, 2020 at 6:57 PM
  12. hoytedow liked gonzo's post in the thread 14ft Wooden Runabout Restoration.

    This is an example on how a patch can be done in a plywood plank. The tools used were: jigsaw, hammer, chisel, drill and handplane...

    Jul 6, 2020 at 3:38 PM
  13. hoytedow replied to the thread So there really are Polyestermites?.

    I hear it's worse in Polyesternesia.

    Jul 5, 2020 at 7:42 PM
  14. hoytedow liked gonzo's post in the thread Very new to boatbuilding, have some questions!.

    That is totally incorrect. Green wood will shrink, check and warp as it dries. Read any text on shipbuilding....

    Jul 5, 2020 at 2:12 PM
  15. hoytedow liked Pericles's post in the thread Help me pick a skiff.

    It was difficult, given the current layout at the WB forum, but it was CJ who was the builder. lumber yard skiff...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 8:51 AM