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04-08-2019, 10:43 AM
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Posted By paler

Went out on a test run, below is a link for a...

Went out on a test run, below is a link for a video.

Things that caught my attention:
CONS
- a lot of bow lift out of the hole
- props start to vent if trimmed past 50% up
- excessive...
02-13-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

Getting back on track, I have concluded that I do...

Getting back on track, I have concluded that I do not need foam for structural purposes on this particula hull. I am going to laminate over some sections where I believe the hull could/should be a...
02-13-2019, 10:07 AM
02-11-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

Thanks! this is good info This one is...

Thanks! this is good info



This one is a US made Harry Carter model, according to the production year and some research I have done. The Aussie run US company and molds were then sold to...
02-10-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

I will be using Coosa baord as well. I have...

I will be using Coosa baord as well. I have purchased 1/2". What thickness did you use? I want to keep the hull light.

It can go unlaminated. But I think I will laminate the underside too.
02-10-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

This one is a US made KC 2000 made in 1999...

This one is a US made KC 2000 made in 1999 according to the paperwork. Got it from the second or third owner.

I am following the Horizon 3000 build you mention ...
02-10-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

52 gallons each or 196 liters

52 gallons each or 196 liters
02-08-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,673
Posted By paler

My uncle does not allow bananas. That means now...

My uncle does not allow bananas. That means now bananas in the cooler, belly, etc. No Banana Boat sunblock is allowed on his boat. He once sent a "no bananas" meme to the group chat and then asked us...
02-08-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

gotcha, kind of a horizontal bulkhead ... good...

gotcha, kind of a horizontal bulkhead ... good idea
02-08-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

Maybe I can replace the bulkhead with a rib or...

Maybe I can replace the bulkhead with a rib or elbow like the panga below which would allow a box over it.

...
02-08-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

Thank you Kerry, this is good to know. I...

Thank you Kerry, this is good to know. I understand that in AUS people prefer the sealed deck with airtight bulkheads in these types of boats with very few or no inspection hatches

I will...
02-08-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

Gotcha, thanks

Gotcha, thanks
02-08-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

Foam is a broad term for several materials that...

Foam is a broad term for several materials that are used in many industries for structural purposes, including boat manufacturing. My questions is regarding this particular boat model. I am not...
02-07-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,279
Posted By paler

Does foam contribute to structural integrity on catamaran hull?

My boat, a Kevlacat 2000, was completely filled with foam at the factory. It has a sealed deck with no compartments underneath.

After I ripped the floor out to replace it, I also removed the foam....
01-16-2019, 11:47 AM
01-15-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 998
Posted By paler

Thanks ... it looked like it was a closed loop....

Thanks ... it looked like it was a closed loop. Wonder why the previuos owner would open it.

I was told by a mechanic that its for the rev limiter. Not sure if that is so.

Does that manual...
01-15-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 998
Posted By paler

Got everything sorted out except these wires....

Got everything sorted out except these wires. Anyone know what they are for?
01-08-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,200
Posted By paler

set the engine on the highest position ... also...

set the engine on the highest position ... also tried to snap pic at correct angle ... looks better ...
01-07-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,200
Posted By paler

Thanks, what noticed from the square pods is that...

Thanks, what noticed from the square pods is that they splash a lot of water. The idea was to provide more adequate water exit by following the hull outline. Only a sea trial will tell!

Also, I...
01-07-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,200
Posted By paler

Thanks for your input! - The 115 in the pic...

Thanks for your input!

- The 115 in the pic is just for mock up, it doesn't even have a power head. I used it to see the levels for the 25" leg. Will be running Suzuki DF90's
- Going to move to...
01-05-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,200
Posted By paler

I think you are correct, it was "relaunch" as per...

I think you are correct, it was "relaunch" as per Kevlacat's website ...

"The NEW 1900 OFFSHORE is a re-launch of our earlier award winning 5.2 Metre Model. The perfect entry level Kevlacat, the...
01-04-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,200
Posted By paler

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/980x2000/20190104_154127_9e35ce0a5e3bcb2f896cfa7e32496bc4eee9e956.jpg

Done with the dimples
01-04-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,200
Posted By paler

Added some dimple dies to the swim platform ... ...

Added some dimple dies to the swim platform ...
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/980x2000/20190104_143552_89715ec85f592cefaca80cc3c85b0e34e2d1880c.jpg...
01-04-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,200
Posted By paler

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/980x2000/20190104_115513_d4f0bd3f11eacb296f91f22c615da0f516b82135.jpg

Diverter plates...
12-06-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,200
Posted By paler

it is of my understanding that the original 5.2...

it is of my understanding that the original 5.2 was brought back, due to demand, as the 1900. I beleive that some minor tweaks were done on the hull as well.
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