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Today, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Otseg

Harry Johnson

Now this is a name that would not translate well to an email address. "Harry Johnson" was the longest running Evinrude Dealer in the USA located in Branford Ct. It is of great value that people like...
Today, 07:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

Live bait wells 4 x 50 = 200 gallons. 2 x...

Live bait wells

4 x 50 = 200 gallons.
2 x 100 = 200 gallons
400 gallons x 8.6 lbs. = wow.

I had thought a 2000 gallon pump for each live well would be sufficient but my rigger is talking 115...
Yesterday, 11:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

The new boat is so wide I can't get all of it in...

The new boat is so wide I can't get all of it in my iphone and we have to do the photo shoot in the Riviera to get enough models
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Forum: Dockside Chat
03-05-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,725
Posted By Otseg

My great grandmother sold part of her Ohio farm...

My great grandmother sold part of her Ohio farm and bought a house in Columbus so that all 7 of her children could attend Ohio State, as did all of the the next 4 generations. The retired head coach...
03-05-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

The new boat is so wide we work on the starboard...

The new boat is so wide we work on the starboard side from 8 to 12 and the port side from 12 to 4 to save wasted steps walking side to side. :-)
03-04-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

My what sharp eyes you have. The owner of hull 1,...

My what sharp eyes you have. The owner of hull 1, the white Cat in the photos with twin 350 Verado's fitted a RODAN trolling motor to the deck between the engines. The Blue Quad, hull #4 followed....
03-02-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

Yes, good question. The White twin is on its over...

Yes, good question. The White twin is on its over the road Float-On trailer built for the cat. The blue quad didn't get a trailer and is resting on a shop truss we use to move the boats around and is...
03-02-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

I believe in diversity. Free will. Freedom of...

I believe in diversity. Free will. Freedom of choice, sexism. Because we have gravitated to more beam doesn't mean less can not be more or "B" all you can Be.
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03-01-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,821
Posted By Otseg

Time for an update: The owner stopped in our shop...

Time for an update: The owner stopped in our shop to say hello and progress is being made. He is completing the outfitting and building himself.
03-01-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

I think the reason most Cats that trailer have...

I think the reason most Cats that trailer have been constrained to 12' is because of how the hull bottom is supported by their trailer. A wider cat would require a wider trailer and that would be...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-28-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,220
Posted By Otseg

I am in a wisteria war. I had to buy the 1 acre...

I am in a wisteria war. I had to buy the 1 acre formerly wooded lot next door so I could try to save some of the trees. I worked my way in about 8' on two sides over a month with a bush hog and then...
02-28-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

These tests were a a joint venture. I provided...

These tests were a a joint venture. I provided the tooling. the labor to make the samples and provided the resins and consumables. The composite fabric manufacturer provided the reinforcements and...
02-28-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

Impact; We made 50 laminate samples and...

Impact;

We made 50 laminate samples and tested them with a new protocol developed by Ken Raybould. This is now a LLoyds. DMV and ASTM prototocall.

I liked Ken best when he was a consultant for...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-28-2021, 04:23 AM
Replies: 27,950
Views: 11,277,000
Posted By Otseg

Boat wisdom, Whoa Donkey!!.... Stuck in a...

Boat wisdom,

Whoa Donkey!!.... Stuck in a V?........Buy a Cat!
...
02-28-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

The customer owns a Calcutta with the transom sea...

The customer owns a Calcutta with the transom sea door. I spoke to Calcutta about using their feature and they generously agreed, however our rear bulkhead is a proven structural element and with 4...
02-27-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

Its almost 14' to the top of the Radar. I have...

Its almost 14' to the top of the Radar. I have driven around town @ 15'- 6" ,,,,,,,,I prefer 14'
Sounds like you have been there and done that. :-) We have shipped 21' wide all the way from North...
02-27-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

No the new 15' beam Cat will definitely will be...

No the new 15' beam Cat will definitely will be trailered often. We started with Rays boat at 12' and a trailer, so that he could take it to the Keys from West Florida. Subsequent boats didn't get a...
02-26-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

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02-26-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

duplicate

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02-26-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

It will be 25" from the sole to the covering...

It will be 25" from the sole to the covering board. Nick says so.

It also gets 22' deck mounted carbon fiber outriggers port and starboard.
02-25-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

The core density and thickness is optimized thru...

The core density and thickness is optimized thru out the structure. Its a big expense in boat construction. You need a much higher level process and quality control. Its good to understand what a...
02-25-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,025
Posted By Otseg

Subscribed; Had not heard of a Hilner before....

Subscribed;
Had not heard of a Hilner before. https://hilinerboat.com/

I have a wood 1957 Borum (florida) also purchased from the Daughter of the Original owner.
57 Chevy styling influence. .
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02-24-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

We use the "covering boards" in the assembly...

We use the "covering boards" in the assembly process. it is useful to lock in the shear half breadths when we position the hull sides. That is why the expense and effort to build LPT molds for a new...
02-24-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,292
Posted By Otseg

CNC routing is the thing today. Dana Greenwood...

CNC routing is the thing today. Dana Greenwood told me that being smart is knowing what your dumb at, so my experience with high voltage (I caught my Miami Boatyard ground on fire with 13,000 Volts)...
02-24-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,435
Posted By Otseg

70 was with Ray driving. He has this Jedi Mind...

70 was with Ray driving. He has this Jedi Mind thing going with the boat when he drives that allowed that boat with the 350 Verado's to break 70 mph and 2 mpg @ 45 mph. Good enough to win a bet but...
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