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Muddy's Lorraine Print Booklet
Author: muddy   Posts: 2   Photos: 6   Subscribers: 0   Views: 479   Responses: 5   |   Most recent posts shown first   (Show oldest first)
Muddys Lorraine - Posted: 10th Oct 2016
Because of availability ply was used for the keel, 2 x 5.5mm bonded together giving 10mm thick keel. The Bulkheads were 5.5mm ply. Because of a (foo-Parrr ) a breast hook was made up to bond B, B2 and B3..

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Muddy's Lorraine - Posted: 26th Sep 2016
Lorraine, a 54 inch cabin cruiser, in build from plans MM 512.
Why am i building, I like plank on frame !
Started applying hull plank's, 3mm x 6mm Obechie.

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Response by muddy on the 30th Apr 2017
Hello, I,m afraid Lorraine has gone to Davy Jones Locker.
Over the winter time i was unable to attend the workshop because of the cold. When I re emerged after hibernation, found the keel had twisted. Tried to correct this but it was to no avail. There was only one thing left to do, she was cut up.. Sad but never mind..
Lesson learnt, make the construction more rigid before taking a break.
Thanks to all the comments posted, appreciated..
Now returned to the Tarpon..
Many thanks to all.
Response by ianed57 on the 14th Aug 2017
What a shame- another of my favourites and on my to do list- whichis very long!
Response by muddy on the 14th Aug 2017
Thanks for the comment, but lesson learnt, I hope...
Regards Muddy...