Chris Craft barrel back 19

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  1. Sculpture767
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    Sculpture767 Junior Member

    Hi Guys and Girls,
    I've been looking for some Metric plans for a Chris Craft barrel back 19.
    There seems to be plenty of US plans for sale obviously; but all the plans are in imperial measurements!
    Does anyone know or have any plans in metric measurements for such a vessel?
    A great looking boat for my first build.

    Cheers, Sam
     
  2. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    Conversions are as simple as spending an evening at the kitchen table, with a pocket calculator and noting the metric dimensions on the plans.
     
  3. SukiSolo
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    Some CAD systems even let you enter imperial and auto convert to metric as aswell as vice versa, so if you have access to one such, even easier.
    I am not referrig to scaling the whole drawing but line by line stuff whereby the " is used (with values) when you use a metric template to give the correct conversion.
     
  4. Sculpture767
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    Sculpture767 Junior Member

    Thanks Par and SukiSolo,
    I do realise its not hard to convert, but I was sending on the plans to an expert boat builder to do some costings..... Was hoping somebody had built one in Australia, as one set of metric plans in a few words can sometimes speed things up, if you get my drift. Thanks.
     
  5. PAR
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    I agree in the convenience of a metric plan and most designs from the USA come with both, at least mine do. If they don't it's likely an old plan, possibly hand drawn.
     

  6. Sculpture767
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    Thanks Par, have contacted Glen-L to see if they can send Metric Plans....
     
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