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So... I have made a little progress on the 2 man and a dog layout. I am off to Germany today, for a week... so this will be put on hold for a while.






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***Phil (Chesapeake Boy) Nowack***

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Nothing like the north wind pushing snow at your back, a bird in your hand, and chessie with ice on his coat at your side.

Birds brought to you courtesy of Nikon, Benelli, Kodi, and Otter

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Phil Nowack: Jul 8, 2018, 7:41 AM
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Taking shape nicely. Have a good safe trip.
"There is nothing- absolutly nothing half as much worth doing as messing about in boats or with boats. In or out of 'em, doesn't matter." Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham

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It's a safe bet nobody will walk off with it. Although my wife might like a new planter in the yard. Whistle

Take care, Huntindave McCann Smile SHELL ROCK IA “As sailors grow older, the wiser ones move to smaller boats.” —Thomas Firth Jones, Multihull Voyaging
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Nice work Phil. I know that?s much different but Ive been thinking about building a one man layout. Is the layout you built your design or from a set of plans? Any recommendations on plans?
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Busick plans are some of the most commonly used, I believe. Are you looking for low weight or high durability.

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***Phil (Chesapeake Boy) Nowack***

http://www.mapleridgetaxidermy.com
http://www.philnowackphotography.com

Nothing like the north wind pushing snow at your back, a bird in your hand, and chessie with ice on his coat at your side.

Birds brought to you courtesy of Nikon, Benelli, Kodi, and Otter
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I see waterfowl works sells the Busick plans. That looks to be about what I?m looking for. Lighter weight would be better for sliding it up onto my tender.
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Tom, make sure you verify space in a Busick. Some of the Erie style boats are really tight.

Dave Diefenderfer
Manassas, VA

"Once you set out to build a boat, throw away your square. And if you work on her after she's launched, throw away your level." author unknown

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Dave Diefenderfer: Jul 10, 2018, 5:18 AM
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You can buy the Busick place s for $60. I think the plans are fine... but by changing construction methods you can reduce the weight quite a bit. , As well as modify to fit you.

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***Phil (Chesapeake Boy) Nowack***

http://www.mapleridgetaxidermy.com
http://www.philnowackphotography.com

Nothing like the north wind pushing snow at your back, a bird in your hand, and chessie with ice on his coat at your side.

Birds brought to you courtesy of Nikon, Benelli, Kodi, and Otter
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Dave, thanks for the heads up.

Phil, what changes to the construction method? I haven?t bought the plans yet but did a little research. Looks like 1/4 ply and glass with some framing. And btw sorry for the thread hijack

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Tom Barb: Jul 10, 2018, 9:25 AM
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Well.. if it 150# as advertised, and by the pictures on the WW site, I thought it looked more like a bunch of 2x supports. That would be something I would look to change. Anything over 100# get to be a bear if you are pulling it into the boat to transport.

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***Phil (Chesapeake Boy) Nowack***

http://www.mapleridgetaxidermy.com
http://www.philnowackphotography.com

Nothing like the north wind pushing snow at your back, a bird in your hand, and chessie with ice on his coat at your side.

Birds brought to you courtesy of Nikon, Benelli, Kodi, and Otter
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Thanks Phil. I?m looking forward to see the rest of this build. How will you be transporting this one?
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Tom Barb wrote:
Thanks Phil. I?m looking forward to see the rest of this build. How will you be transporting this one?


I think he might be considering towing. AngelicAngelic

Take care, Huntindave McCann Smile SHELL ROCK IA “As sailors grow older, the wiser ones move to smaller boats.” —Thomas Firth Jones, Multihull Voyaging
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Funny Dave. It will go down the road on top of the Honker. I intend to motor with it on the Honker...deploying it will be easy enough... The trick will be to get it back on top to take home . I am still working out those details.

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***Phil (Chesapeake Boy) Nowack***

http://www.mapleridgetaxidermy.com
http://www.philnowackphotography.com

Nothing like the north wind pushing snow at your back, a bird in your hand, and chessie with ice on his coat at your side.

Birds brought to you courtesy of Nikon, Benelli, Kodi, and Otter
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This may look like the other picture, but it is not. This is the second pod. This one has been curing about 20 hours. Getting close to putting it together. I need to glass up the plgwood first.


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***Phil (Chesapeake Boy) Nowack***

http://www.mapleridgetaxidermy.com
http://www.philnowackphotography.com

Nothing like the north wind pushing snow at your back, a bird in your hand, and chessie with ice on his coat at your side.

Birds brought to you courtesy of Nikon, Benelli, Kodi, and Otter

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Phil Nowack: Jul 15, 2018, 6:27 AM
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***Phil (Chesapeake Boy) Nowack***

http://www.mapleridgetaxidermy.com
http://www.philnowackphotography.com

Nothing like the north wind pushing snow at your back, a bird in your hand, and chessie with ice on his coat at your side.

Birds brought to you courtesy of Nikon, Benelli, Kodi, and Otter
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***Phil (Chesapeake Boy) Nowack***

http://www.mapleridgetaxidermy.com
http://www.philnowackphotography.com

Nothing like the north wind pushing snow at your back, a bird in your hand, and chessie with ice on his coat at your side.

Birds brought to you courtesy of Nikon, Benelli, Kodi, and Otter