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  1. Rumars replied to the thread Built up bow question.

    You just keep adding glas until it looks like it will hold, at wich point you are ridiculously overbuildt. Properly engineered ones are...

    Nov 25, 2021 at 7:51 PM
  2. Rumars liked bajansailor's post in the thread Designing your own mini yacht.

    So, your logical first step would be to start with everything mentioned in the quote above. Establish your Statement of Requirements,...

    Nov 24, 2021 at 9:40 AM
  3. Rumars liked Ad Hoc's post in the thread Progressive Flooding.

    In very broad simple terms: Class – consider the safety of the vessel Statutory/Flag – consider the safety of those on board. Class is...

    Nov 23, 2021 at 10:34 PM
  4. Rumars replied to the thread Dynarawr/Dynasoar: Fiberglass PVC Foamie Truck Expedition Camper.

    Insulation and structure are two different things. Price out 50mm PVC foam, then you understand. It's much simpler to build the...

    Nov 22, 2021 at 7:34 PM
  5. Rumars replied to the thread Dynarawr/Dynasoar: Fiberglass PVC Foamie Truck Expedition Camper.

    Some of the problems and choices you make are incomprehensible to me. You know enough about the loads to design the subframe, but you...

    Nov 22, 2021 at 1:12 PM
  6. Rumars replied to the thread Built up bow question.

    It's not complicated, the same as a normal composite chainplate, just flat. The deck gets a suitable high density core insert where the...

    Nov 22, 2021 at 12:13 PM
  7. Rumars replied to the thread Built up bow question.

    If you go for the classic composite chainplate just build one with the required number of slots (number of holes from the plan), it's...

    Nov 21, 2021 at 5:54 PM
  8. Rumars replied to the thread Built up bow question.

    I think my mention if G10 might have confused you a little. The G10 is just a high strength core, saving you having to laminate over...

    Nov 21, 2021 at 1:06 PM
  9. Rumars replied to the thread Measuring an existing keel.

    The fast version of the tick stick is the profile or contour gauge, either store bought or selfmade. This is a simple version, I...

    Nov 21, 2021 at 11:43 AM