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Old Oct 02, 2010, 10:40 PM
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I've not had time to work on any thing for a wile, I 've been busy finding a new home for them, and my self. That out of the way, the wife and I have been moveing, then I need to set up the new shop, and get started again. Might be mid. wenter before I get started again.
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Old Oct 04, 2010, 11:52 PM
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Moving, no fun!
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Old Oct 09, 2010, 06:07 PM
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oh no! this was moving soo fast!

where are you moving oo if you dont mind me asking
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Old Oct 09, 2010, 07:25 PM
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Aerominded:
Moving is no fun at all, and working at the same time, makes for a very long day, and a very short night.

bboater711:

I am only moving 20 miles from where I was but, it's in a smaller place, once I get it all done then I'll be able to get the shop setup and back to the Wawona.
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Old Nov 08, 2011, 10:43 PM
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I'll bet you thought this thread was dead, HAHAHA

I'm back
Up date, In the last year I've moved twice, lost two cumputers to old age, and built a new work shop, it's only 200 squire feet ( 10 X20 ) but I can work in it.

I'll be starting on the Wawona again, hopefully I'll be able to get it done soon, so will try and keep you all updated.
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Old Nov 09, 2011, 06:03 PM
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10 x 20 can work. Put everything on wheels - including the benchwork - and you can scoot everything around where you need it, and out of the way when you don't.

Has it got heat in it?
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Old Nov 09, 2011, 09:45 PM
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Jerrytodd:
Yes, I bought one of the oil free standing heaters, it will run me out of here in short order.

I started again by faring the decks again, they did not like it in storage for a year with out anything on them to protect the wood, I'll get some pic's in a day or two, once I set up the coumputer program too size the pic's. Feels good to get back to work on her.
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Old Nov 09, 2011, 11:22 PM
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Good to hear you are back in the shop, ro'! this will be a great model when complete!
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Old Nov 11, 2011, 12:23 AM
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aero:
Now that is the tricky bit, the completion that is, I've all ready had to resand the decks,
witch I'm not done with yet but I am working on that first,and then I'll get something on them to protect them from the weather.
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Old Nov 11, 2011, 03:59 PM
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Got some pic's up loaded, yes they are fuzzzzzy but that is me, decks are sanded.
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Old Nov 12, 2011, 12:08 AM
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Gee, that looks very much like the CA Thayer last time I saw her. I hope they get the real Thayer back together soon. I spent a night on her in 5th grade, and had a lot of fun. I even loved ships back then
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Old Nov 12, 2011, 12:50 AM
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Both ships were built by the same man, with the same blue prints, the cabins where a little different, and the C.A.Thayer had a steam plant on the back of the forward cabin.
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Old Nov 14, 2011, 10:03 PM
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Nice!
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Old Nov 15, 2011, 08:36 PM
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Thankx Aero:

The plans show that chains are used to lash the Jib boom to the hull, I have brass chain of the scale but it's not very strong, I thought of useing some wire I have that looks like cable. Suggestions!!
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