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Rigidity/strength of Tiki 21 deck?
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Hi, I just bought a four-year-old Tiki 21 and am concerned about the strength of the three sections that make up the deck. I am a 200lb guy and hear a lot of creaking and a little cracking as I move…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Bamsey Aug 5, 2016.

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Bo replied to Éric Bouvéron's discussion Rig not tight enough in the group Tiki 21
"Making splices in dyneema introduces slack when you open up the line. The standard procedure is to account for that in your measurements and then stretch the lines after splicing. For example, I used 6mm dyneema for my dolphin stay. I spliced each…"
Apr 5
Bo replied to Éric Bouvéron's discussion Flotation line in the group Tiki 21
"Yes, the A3 big book. In my book, it was in between sheets 22 and 23 but was not in the original style of drawing and was much smaller. Maybe a later addition? Maybe Hanneke could provide it to you? I hesitate to take a pic and post it here. Thanks…"
Apr 2
Bo replied to Éric Bouvéron's discussion Flotation line in the group Tiki 21
"There is a page in the back of plans book titled "Tiki 21 Waterlines". It has a drawing and includes measurements from the bow and stern downwards for different displacements. The measurement seems to start at the top of the gunwale where…"
Apr 1
Bo replied to Roger's discussion Tiki 21 Hatch design in the group Tiki 21
"Thanks for the detailed reply and great pic. My hatches have deteriorated to the point that a rebuild is necessary so I am also considering other designs. Ian, did you consider a "soft" hatch during your search? In your hatches it looks…"
Feb 15
Bo replied to Roger's discussion Tiki 21 Hatch design in the group Tiki 21
"Did you ever try these soft hatches? I really liked the idea and wondered how it worked for folks. I'll attach a drawing from the magazine. "
Feb 15
Bo replied to Éric Bouvéron's discussion Tiki 21 wooden mast, critical diameter.
"Sorry to hear that you are having problems. I actually just finished my mast last week and it came out to the right dimensions after following the instructions. I can't comment on what the reduced diameter of yours would do for its strength.…"
Oct 30, 2017
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Jul 6, 2017
friendshipsloop . replied to Bo's discussion Trailer with sliding arms? in the group Tiki 21
"It's REALLY Easy...  especially for 2 people.  Before the boat goes on the trailer, I grease the 3 spots where the metal rides on the wooden bearings and it's very easy..."
Oct 25, 2016
Rod McLaren replied to Bo's discussion Trailer with sliding arms? in the group Tiki 21
"Thanks for posting this, Bo. I will continue to follow this thread with great interest. Back in the 90's, I modified a flat bed trailer to carry my Tiki 21 on. It worked but required assistance for unloading, assembly and launching. A…"
Oct 25, 2016
Bo replied to Bo's discussion Trailer with sliding arms? in the group Tiki 21
"Thanks!"
Oct 18, 2016
agur paesüld replied to Bo's discussion Trailer with sliding arms? in the group Tiki 21
Oct 18, 2016
Bo replied to Bo's discussion Trailer with sliding arms? in the group Tiki 21
Oct 17, 2016
Bo replied to Bo's discussion Trailer with sliding arms? in the group Tiki 21
"Thanks a lot, too, Jeff. My Google-fu must have been weak today :)"
Oct 17, 2016
Bo replied to Bo's discussion Trailer with sliding arms? in the group Tiki 21
"Thanks, Brad! I messaged you."
Oct 17, 2016
friendshipsloop . replied to Bo's discussion Trailer with sliding arms? in the group Tiki 21
"Yes, I also have one...  https://goo.gl/photos/BcFEUVcyFELCom2v6 Here's where my inspiration came from... http://tikielement.blogspot.com/2010/10/i-have-chosen-trailer-design-that-is.html Best, Jeff"
Oct 17, 2016
Brad Ingram replied to Bo's discussion Trailer with sliding arms? in the group Tiki 21
"I have a trailer of this type. What is your email address? I'm modifying it this weekend, so I'll send you the pics and information after I finish if that works for you. "
Oct 17, 2016

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