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At 12:02am on July 7, 2015, patrick lennon said…
Will give you details tomorrow
At 9:38pm on August 21, 2015, patrick lennon said…
Hi Rex
The Marine ply seems quite good I have pcs lying around that have been through many wet dry cycles and no delimitation. The red Marranti is a nice light wood but if you order without seeing the wood expect some sap wood in the order also pcs with grain run out  perhaps 5% not usable. The epoxy I use is good have used it on several boats there is also a brand in Thailand called Bossco Epoxy used for bathroom tiles ect pre mixed with filler slow setting and no sagging (about 3 hrs) makes really nice fillets I used it on 3 boats and they held together really well. Check east marine they have good price on epoxy and the best price on 200gsm fiberglass. I will send the info for mast when I recieve it .
Amateur build plywood boats have very little resale value. I build because I enjoy it but it makes no sense financially.
 
Cheers
At 5:54am on December 1, 2015, patrick lennon said…
Hi Rex
Thanks for the link.
As for wood - for framing , hatches, toe rails and heavy parts I used old teak I salvaged and recut on a table saw. In the north you can find a lot of secondhand timbers as the good stuff seams to last forever. The teak is light strong and really nice to work with. Second choice would be takien tong . Try to get everything kiln or properly dried . As splitting and checking are a real problem with many species. What is the name of your design? We're in the north do you plan to build? I am just about finished building and hope to launch before new year.
At 9:53pm on January 7, 2016, patrick lennon said…
"Hi Rex is would like to see the photos what is the length and price and is it , or can it be road registered? Cheers Pat"

At 7:17am on January 8, 2016, patrick lennon said…

Hi Rex. I am looking for a trailer but I would like to have one which is galvanized. I just went through one mild steel trailer it lasted about 4 years with saltwater use. other than that your trailer looks about perfect for my boat. What is you asking price as is?

At 12:43am on January 9, 2016, patrick lennon said…

Hi Rex here is the quote from Tasker. The mast for wharram is an alum round tube 2.5mmwall 5" diam 2 pcs 4m long I think it was 8000b aprox

My email is patjah@gmail.com it may be easier to communicate

Cheers Pat

Gaff Mainsail Offshore Thai Baht
> with zipper luff sleeve 50,383.00
> 5 oz US Tanbark Dacron Crosscut
> Luff 6.40: Leech 7.00:
> Gaff 1.55: n Foot 3.55:
> Area 16.60m2
> 3 reefs 6,480.00
> 3 leech battens to be installed: each
> one to be installed between the 3 reefs
>
> Jib Hanks On Offshore 17,636.00
> 5 0z US Tanbark Dacron crosscut
> Luff 7.20: Leech 6.34: Foot 3.20:
> Area 10m2
> 1 reef 2,160.00

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