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02-14-2019, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Otseg

Here you go. ...

Here you go.
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02-14-2019, 07:00 AM
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Views: 1,390
Posted By Otseg

That's Hal Kelly. My boat and engine came from...

That's Hal Kelly.
My boat and engine came from Canada.
02-13-2019, 08:42 PM
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Views: 1,390
Posted By Otseg

What he said. The "Jynx" looked similar but...

What he said. The "Jynx" looked similar but longer. What a guy Hal Kelly and Glen "L" were. I have a Hal Kelly "Jupiter" with a 20 H conversion AKA Toilet Bowl exhaust and a "Wet Back" with a Mark 40...
02-11-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,288
Posted By Otseg

Nice work. A friend in Washington Park has one...

Nice work. A friend in Washington Park has one too. Looks like it would ride nicely.
02-10-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 189,600
Posted By Otseg

The testing was from new containers. If you...

The testing was from new containers. If you dropped a sandwich on the floor of a plastic molder and a steel barrel mill, which one would you pick to eat?From a friend..excellent info..very long read....
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-09-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,927
Posted By Otseg

Big Family's liked to bathe together back when...

Big Family's liked to bathe together back when that house was built.
02-07-2019, 09:40 AM
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Views: 189,600
Posted By Otseg

Tabs, I said Tabs. Hull #1 did have an owner...

Tabs, I said Tabs.
Hull #1 did have an owner installed Rodan stern mount trolling motor. We installed a new 36V Li ion battery system and have provided a bow mount trolling motor installation to...
02-07-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 189,600
Posted By Otseg

Any direction relative to any sea, Ray and I...

Any direction relative to any sea, Ray and I decided to run the first 39 without tabs. However, Hull # 3, the 39 which was built to go where no man has gone before we fitted with Jack Plates and any...
02-06-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 189,600
Posted By Otseg

I was pleased that the Quads "Blend" fitted to...

I was pleased that the Quads "Blend" fitted to our bigger cat, meaning that the center-line between the inboard of the four engines is only reduced from 8'-0" on Rays boat to 6'-6" with the new Quad....
02-05-2019, 10:37 AM
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Views: 189,600
Posted By Otseg

In boat building a vessel under construction...

In boat building a vessel under construction appears to change size as you reach milestones. Initially laid out, looks big........then looks small. Then looks Big........then looks small. Looks...
02-03-2019, 07:16 AM
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Views: 189,600
Posted By Otseg

Found pictures. Just not of the quad. My...

Found pictures. Just not of the quad.

My Egret partner Scott Flanders is in town again. This year we are refitting a 28' New Zealand "Protector" rib for extended cruising for him. Over the weekend...
02-02-2019, 07:01 AM
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Views: 189,600
Posted By Otseg

We started skate boarding in 7th grade by nailing...

We started skate boarding in 7th grade by nailing skates to pine boards. Ergo the name. :-) Collectively a year later our front teeth somewhat looked like those Panduit tabs.

The Quatre is taped...
02-01-2019, 04:11 PM
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Views: 189,600
Posted By Otseg

A picture. Console wiring sans covers. ...

A picture. Console wiring sans covers.

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02-01-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 189,600
Posted By Otseg

Well it's still too cold. Engine oil coming, 75...

Well it's still too cold. Engine oil coming, 75 lbs worth in 1 gallon containers. There is a valid reason not to buy bulk oil. An analogy would be; quarts and gallons are Mary Poppins, drums are...
02-01-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 180,200
Posted By Otseg

Guys, Cayo does not deserve to be in this thread...

Guys, Cayo does not deserve to be in this thread in any way.
01-31-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Otseg

Two of Trojan's engineers were Ron Pickle and...

Two of Trojan's engineers were Ron Pickle and John Deare. I swear it.
Ron moved to Florida some years later and worked for Harry Schoell, Hargrave, and later project managed a 50 kt 85' with surface...
01-31-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Otseg

The 10 Meter had a full fiberglass pan and liner....

The 10 Meter had a full fiberglass pan and liner. It had curved bhd's. What separated the Men from the Boys was that the hull and deck plugs were built with spruce timber and gum plywood then shipped...
01-31-2019, 12:46 PM
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Views: 6,762
Posted By Otseg

Some of us think the 2-strokes smell better too....

Some of us think the 2-strokes smell better too. :-)
01-31-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Otseg

Trojan International Boats "We Invented Cool !"

I was googling "developable plywood boats" for an illustration to help me explain developable surfaces in boat design to one of the guys and stumbled across this. TROJAN INTERNATIONAL BOATS - Trojan...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-27-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,810
Posted By Otseg

Lots of poetic license. Using a stepped hull...

Lots of poetic license. Using a stepped hull Cigarette in the film was a little too much.

I contracted to Cigarette for new deck plugs built on site at the time and went out to look. Don died in...
01-27-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Otseg

Used 6" HD jacks on a 39 cat with 300 Suzuki....

Used 6" HD jacks on a 39 cat with 300 Suzuki. Same block as 250. Would recommend you go that way.
01-27-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 45,697
Posted By Otseg

Appears to be a winch stand failure and no tie...

Appears to be a winch stand failure and no tie down straps. I had a winch stand failure happen to a customer of one of my 18' Egret flats boats.
Slightly different circumstances though. Trailering...
01-24-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By Otseg

I hope Iconic appreciates the work I did,...

I hope Iconic appreciates the work I did, maintaining the water depth from the Pamlico main channel to docks at the Fountain plant. Reggie was kind to haul the sailboat for us and I dredged the low...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-23-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Otseg

PM Kurttuk on THT and check out his posts. It...

PM Kurttuk on THT and check out his posts. It would benefit you to speak with some one that actually uses a small hydrofoil cat like you want to.
You would have to search for a used one....
01-21-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,980
Posted By Otseg

Really nice video. My neighbor built many of...

Really nice video.
My neighbor built many of the Mercury off shore race boats when the Shark Cat first showed up to race at Key West. At the drivers meeting all the Americans wished to postpone...
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