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  1. kapnD replied to the thread maximum ramp slope.

    The limiting factor in such operations is going to be the clearance under the trailers as they go over the hump. A folding ramp can...

    Aug 14, 2019 at 1:11 AM
  2. kapnD replied to the thread Rolling chock alternate design for powerboat roll reduction.

    this Discussion begs for details! What hull, what target speed, what waters all very pertinent but missing facts here. IMO the necessity...

    Aug 11, 2019 at 10:40 PM
  3. kapnD replied to the thread Building a sole from untreated wood for alu boat.

    Are you making duckboards? If so, rot resistant lumber like teak works well, and doesn’t require any treatment. There’s also many...

    Aug 11, 2019 at 10:01 PM
  4. kapnD replied to the thread Outboard bracket Vs hull extension.

    I’ve spent quite some time both working from, and on Radon’s. Among the tradesmen, they’re known as “dump trucks”, very capable of...

    Aug 11, 2019 at 3:06 PM
  5. kapnD replied to the thread Redesign a motor boat to a sailboat.

    If you put a mast on that hull, the smallest puff of wind will roll it over, even with no sails up. If a heavy, deep keel is in$talled...

    Aug 10, 2019
  6. kapnD replied to the thread Outboard bracket Vs hull extension.

    Since you’ve already got the transom torn out, I’d think it a no brainer to extend the hull full width, whether you incorporate it as a...

    Aug 10, 2019