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06-05-2019, 03:15 PM
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22' Tolman Skiff I built two years ago....
05-26-2019, 05:30 AM
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I've built six Tolmans now, and ...

I've built six Tolmans now, and
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I would budget between 300 and 400...
05-25-2019, 05:02 PM
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Second the Tolman skiff. If you can run a skill...

Second the Tolman skiff. If you can run a skill saw and have the space you can build a proven seaworthy 22 Center console for under $20k including motor and trailer. Common tools, common skills, and...
03-20-2019, 10:45 AM
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Views: 131
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Binnacle mount control

I'm looking for an aftermarket binnacle control that has a safety feature that will prevent the handle being moved into gear without pulling up on a lever or similar under the top of the handle. My...
03-02-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,812
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I see the boat is for sale on craigslist now for...

I see the boat is for sale on craigslist now for almost what it listed new seven years ago? Why are you selling? Any comments on performance in a chop or otherwise?
12-06-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,409
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I have a 22' Tolman Skiff Widebody center console...

I have a 22' Tolman Skiff Widebody center console powered with a 60hp Etec. Tolman Skiffs were designed by Renn Tolman in Homer. Alaska, where many of the early boats were used as net skiffs in the...
10-03-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
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Yes, the widebody is 7'6" wide.

Yes, the widebody is 7'6" wide.
09-28-2018, 06:39 PM
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Views: 937
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I've built five Tolmans, two of which I still...

I've built five Tolmans, two of which I still have, and sold 10 kits of pre-cut parts to other guys who built their own boats. My 21'6" center console is on the light side. I powered with a 60 Etec,...
08-13-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,003
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In the Advanced Coastal Navigation USCG class I...

In the Advanced Coastal Navigation USCG class I took, they said that every piece of safety/navigation equipment should be on at all times. It's only an issue if you collide with someone, and then...
05-13-2018, 06:34 PM
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Views: 797
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18' to 20' Tolman Skiff. They've been all around...

18' to 20' Tolman Skiff. They've been all around the Gulf of Alaska.
03-06-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,982
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non-blush hardener

My advice is to make sure you get a hardener that says "non-blush". Other guys have used Ebond with no blush issues. I ordered it to save a few bucks and got blush which I had to wash off. Cost me...
08-19-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
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towing up steep grades with a gmc 4.3

I have a 2008 gmc Savana 1500 van I tow my boat with. I'm planning a trip to Canada from Maine, and need to go over Crawford Notch, which has up to 13% grades for about six miles. The boat weighs...
12-24-2016, 07:43 AM
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Views: 20,192
Posted By shoes

large radius corner

Got to this thread kind of late, but here's how I do my large radius corners on interior boat furniture
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04-11-2016, 02:48 PM
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Views: 1,347
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Tolman Skiff

Have one built for you, or build your own. It's not that hard.

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03-11-2016, 12:55 PM
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Views: 150,014
Posted By shoes

Sounds good.

Sounds good.
03-11-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 150,014
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If you widen the shelves to 8" at this point, be...

If you widen the shelves to 8" at this point, be aware that the stouter wood may not bend readily enough to give you the shear line of a Tolman (or GA, depending on what you're building). I think...
01-19-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
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01-18-2016, 09:40 AM
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Views: 107,965
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22' Tolman Skiff...

22' Tolman Skiff...
01-12-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 150,014
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In response to Dave musing about the difficulty...

In response to Dave musing about the difficulty in adding a -4 degree chine by fitting a piece of wood, I don't think it would be that hard to lay a clapboard over the existing chine. I these parts...
01-11-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 150,014
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I haven't visited this build thread in a long...

I haven't visited this build thread in a long while, and I'm not going to read all the back pages to catch up on all the angst with the chine joint. But regarding the shelves, when I cut Dave's kit...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-07-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,929
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I bought a used 5'x10' capacity Shopbot 8 years...

I bought a used 5'x10' capacity Shopbot 8 years ago. It's my exit strategy from 30 years in the remodeling business. It's still hard to keep it busy this time of the year, but most of the time it's...
10-11-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,080
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Mixing oil

I've heard it's not good to mix regular 2 stroke oil with synthetic or semi-synthetic oil because they may not be compatible. They might even gel.
07-15-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,760
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I've built three of them so far. A 20' Standard...

I've built three of them so far. A 20' Standard center console:
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07-01-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,261
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As Pfithian mentioned, boat designer Renn Tolman...

As Pfithian mentioned, boat designer Renn Tolman recommended between 25lb and 40lb per hp for his boats. I built one of his as a 20' center console weighing 2200# powered with a 90hp which gave me...
06-22-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
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Getting an MMSI for a new DSC radio

I was going to get an MMSI # for my new fixed VHF radio in my boat, but noticed that if I ever plan to go out of the country I should get the MMSI # along with a ship's station license from the FCC...
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