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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #15 on: November 07, 2020, 10:43:56 PM »
Its been 3 months since I started the boat and the kit I bought from Grady300 is great.  I was working on shaping the stem and could not find pictures.   So here are a couple from mine.  I guessed how much I would need to remove to get the foreword edge of the stem to match the chine and marked lines on the side of the stem.  Then I  put lines on the bottom of the stem parallel to the hull.  Then I slowly removed material.
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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2020, 10:54:42 PM »
This is the final alignment for my stem

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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2020, 10:44:47 PM »
That looks perfect to me, I had some difficulty but got thru it.


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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2020, 05:42:49 AM »

Yup .. there's a little work involved in the tuning of the stem's shape .. but (my opinion), it's one of the prettiest parts of the boat where the panels and chines all blend.  It's worth it :)

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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #19 on: December 01, 2020, 07:38:57 PM »
Ghelland,

I am done with my roof mold, if you are interested you can come and get it, if not my plan is to burn it..



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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #20 on: December 02, 2020, 12:08:23 PM »
Yes. I will be taking this fixture from Rbob.  It is very rare that someone offers you the gift of time.  We should all be inspired by this act.

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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #21 on: December 02, 2020, 02:52:20 PM »
Yes. I will be taking this fixture from Rbob.  It is very rare that someone offers you the gift of time.  We should all be inspired by this act.
I agree with you! That will save a bunch of time.
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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #22 on: December 02, 2020, 08:30:44 PM »
It would be awesome if you gifted it too.  If only I was closer!

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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #23 on: December 07, 2020, 02:35:36 PM »
Gary and his wife came and picked up the roof mold, glad it is going to good use.  They live pretty close so easy haul, cant wait to see more of their build.


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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #24 on: December 07, 2020, 02:41:28 PM »
Gary and his wife came and picked up the roof mold, glad it is going to good use.  They live pretty close so easy haul, cant wait to see more of their build.

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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #25 on: December 07, 2020, 06:03:25 PM »
I enjoyed talking to them,  good people and have plans for making some fantastic voyages with their GA.  One involving the Mississippi loop.  Never heard of it before, that is not the correct name but I am sure Gary will chime in and share.


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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #26 on: December 08, 2020, 10:11:29 PM »
That would be the great loop.   6000 miles of fun.  There will be lots of shorter trips made before that loop.  Alaska is calling.
Nothing to exciting happening with the build, just added the second side to the bow cladding and started shaping up the stem and shelves for placing the sides on the hull.

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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #27 on: January 03, 2021, 06:31:41 PM »
Over the holiday we got quite a bit done, we now have the starboard side installed forever. 
One of the pictures was taken under the hull.

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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #28 on: January 04, 2021, 06:54:49 AM »
Nice progress. For your shelter, were you able to get the plans from Stimson?  Seems like he was out of biz, unresponsive for a long time .... is the Stimson Bow Roof Shed available again?

https://www.by-the-sea.com/stimsonmarine/bowroof.html

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Re: 30' GA in Elma Wa.
« Reply #29 on: January 04, 2021, 10:19:30 AM »
Looking good Gary,

Pics are kinda wide,  fixed it.  You and Kim are making great progress.

I really like the stimson roof shed, I had ordered the plans but found you really do not need them.  I found a video on Medieval Math and used that principle on sketchup and found you can make it any size you want easily.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6qE3mC5d4o