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    4 months ago by AndrewTurpinSnr ( Able Seaman)
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    Thank everyone for your input. I have decided to make the bulkheads perpendicular to the keel, I cant imagine coming aboard a boat with the bulkheads leaning forward. I'd think I was drunk.
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    4 months ago by AndrewTurpinSnr ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi, I see you are from Gansbaai (must be RSA) if you would send me your banking details and the cost of copying via Whats app I can EFT you the money, My cell is 0761240661.
    I couldn't make out how to use MP

    Regards.
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    4 months ago by AndrewTurpinSnr ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi Lt.
    I have already cut the ribs to a datum above the deck so that is sorted. A new plan would be great but I don't know what a PM is. I assume the file wile will be in PDF form.
    I have started this thing now I would like the challenge so thanks for other options
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    4 months ago by AndrewTurpinSnr ( Able Seaman)
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    Fleet Admiral,
    I will have to ask my son how to scan a photo when I can get hold of him
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    4 months ago by AndrewTurpinSnr ( Able Seaman)
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    Lt. redpmg, I think I am getting the hang of website.
    Thank you for replying aother plan may just help
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    4 months ago by AndrewTurpinSnr ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi, Thank you very much, I hope I will hear from you again
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    4 months ago by AndrewTurpinSnr ( Able Seaman)
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    good day, Idont understand the bashed and bent part of this reply
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    4 months ago by AndrewTurpinSnr ( Able Seaman)
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    Hi,
    I am a first-time scratch boat builder and I was given plans of the FIFIE FISHING BOAT to start with. The plans I might add look as if they have been copied a few times which one would expect to distort slightly and I would make allowance for slight errors but, nothing makes sense to me. Firstly, the ribs are drawn 90 degrees to the horizontal line whereas the keel lies at an angle. This has the ribs leaning forward in the boat. The distance from the LWL to the bottom of the rib 5 and from the LWL to bottom of rib 6 is a step of 11mm over a distance of 50mm. Quite a jump. I unfortunately rushed in and made a keel, started cutting ribs and then came upon this problem. The plans were drawn up by James Pottinger.
    I went to a club member for advice and he suggested I could compromise and make the ribs fit. This would be OK for me if I wanted to put the boat on a shelf, but I want it to float. I would like some opinions as to my chances of the boat not turning turtle.
    Regards to all.

    Andrew Turpin
    P.O.Box 14066
    Lyttelton 0140
    Soth Africa

    Centurion Boat club
    South Africa.
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    9 months ago by AndrewTurpinSnr ( Able Seaman)
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    HI,
    I am busy with my first build and am struggling to understand the plans. The boat I am Building is the Scottish Fifie fishing boat. This is a scratch build and the plans are pretty old and I scaled them up a bit. The problem is the rib sections do not the dimensions of the side view or the plan view. I have assumed that the sections were projected from the two views below and have thus used the measured dimensions of the side and plan views to adjust the difference. I fear that when I come to the planking I will get an uneven curve along the length of the boat which will necessitate my having to smooth it out with sand paper and thus end up with a different shaped hull that may not float properly. The differences are very small. Is this sort of problem common with plans and is it anything to worry about?
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    Andrew Turpin
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