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10-17-2020, 05:21 AM
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22' Tolman Widebody

No they are not flat bottom boats. Smaller models carry 8 degrees of dead rise at the transom that gets sharper as you go forward. Dead rise at the forward tips of the stringers is 33 degrees. The...
02-26-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 660
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Anti-siphon fuel fitting?

I'm plumbing up an under deck 18 gallon fuel tank to an outboard motor. Do I need an anti-siphon fitting from the fuel pickup at the top of the tank to the fuel hose leading to the racor? I don't...
12-22-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,200
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I've experienced the same thing a couple...

I've experienced the same thing a couple times...it feels like the motor is struggling all of a sudden. What happens is when your prop is in the trough the water particles in the trough are actually...
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10-29-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
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I bought a pair of Optronics lifetime warranty...

I bought a pair of Optronics lifetime warranty LED trailer lights in 2004, and over the next eight years sent one back for warranty replacement almost every year. It got to be such a routine that i...
10-29-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 191,387
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Bob, looking good. Do you need to build the...

Bob, looking good. Do you need to build the framing down a bit on the top of the windshield? Make sure you have space there for a wiper or hinge
08-18-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By shoes

Put the bolts back in but leave them 1/4loose. ...

Put the bolts back in but leave them 1/4loose. Put the motor in a barrel and start it up. Let it idle in neutral . Maybe the vibration will break the drive shaft free of the powerhead
06-05-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 28,811
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22' Tolman Skiff I built two years ago....
05-26-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,689
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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
Replies: 56
Views: 7,689
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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
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By shoes

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: 14,737
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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: 2,039
Posted By shoes

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: 1,283
Posted By shoes

Yes, the widebody is 7'6" wide.

Yes, the widebody is 7'6" wide.
09-28-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By shoes

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: 4,741
Posted By shoes

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
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By shoes

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: 5,154
Posted By shoes

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: 546
Posted By shoes

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
Replies: 96
Views: 31,522
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
Replies: 14
Views: 1,568
Posted By shoes

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
Replies: 559
Views: 191,387
Posted By shoes

Sounds good.

Sounds good.
03-11-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 191,387
Posted By shoes

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: 1,889
Posted By shoes

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01-18-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 150,151
Posted By shoes

22' Tolman Skiff...

22' Tolman Skiff...
01-12-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 191,387
Posted By shoes

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...
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