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by Bullshipper
Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Aluminum Boats For Sale
Topic: 2325 Pacific Reduced to 32800 $
Replies: 2
Views: 3328

Re: 2325 Pacific Reduced to 32800 $

I am in Sonora. Is hull for sale?
by Bullshipper
Mon Sep 14, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Opinions on my next project
Replies: 12
Views: 2904

Re: Opinions on my next project

The island was done nicely, but it does hurt the boats appeal of showing it with a large uncluttered open rear deck for the buyer to set up (or imagine) as he wants to do. The bait board can spill over the side and the coolers can probably fit up against the front wall of the cabin. I also think tha...
by Bullshipper
Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:43 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Deadrise and bow entry angles???
Replies: 9
Views: 4140

Re: Deadrise and bow entry angles???

Weight is also a big factor on how she rides. Hard to to beat a cat if you want the stability, and soft ride in a small hull. Course aluminum cats are not easy to find.

50 x 13 degrees is common on planning cats in AL, 32" wide sponsons with 2 flat chines.
by Bullshipper
Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: Alloy Shop Talk
Topic: Push Knees?
Replies: 7
Views: 1720

Re: Push Knees?

Seem like pulling would be a lot more practical than pushing.

Or is the pushing done in just tight quarters?
by Bullshipper
Wed Dec 31, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Off Shore Wind Mills
Replies: 11
Views: 1653

Re: Off Shore Wind Mills

According to one company called Vesta, they are installing one every 4 minutes.
by Bullshipper
Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Has 5086 come down in price?
Replies: 8
Views: 1836

Has 5086 come down in price?

Everyone says 5086 has gone down with the rest of the commodities, but has anyone bought any recently that wouldn't mind sharing source and price per lb or sqaure foot?

Thanks
by Bullshipper
Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: Take your kid/a service member fishing
Topic: MY DAD
Replies: 9
Views: 9756

Re: MY DAD

What a guy, then, now and forever.

Jeffry Genge
Mexico/California
by Bullshipper
Mon Dec 01, 2008 8:24 am
Forum: Take your kid/a service member fishing
Topic: Prayers for fellow AABer
Replies: 26
Views: 11708

Re: Prayers for fellow AABer

Hang in there Cody
by Bullshipper
Sat Oct 25, 2008 11:05 am
Forum: Fishing your Alloy Boat
Topic: Stelwagon 10-24-08
Replies: 10
Views: 1736

Re: Stelwagon 10-24-08

Sounds great!!!

Got any pics to make us all really jealous?
by Bullshipper
Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: Your Alloy Boat
Topic: Seawolf 31' Build
Replies: 114
Views: 17377

Re: Seawolf 31' Build

Wow

Double WOW !!
by Bullshipper
Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: Alloy Pictures
Topic: Top Secrets Fotos of Welder!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2477

Re: Top Secrets Fotos of Welder!!!

Trim tabs?
by Bullshipper
Sun Sep 07, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Removing Commerical Gillnets
Replies: 4
Views: 1071

I used to plant up to 5 million smolts a year into oregon waters from my fish hatchery and believe that there is a cost effective way to provide enough fish for everyone, instad of making everyone cut back.
by Bullshipper
Fri Sep 05, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: ALLOY CAT BUILD
Replies: 29
Views: 10090

[quote="Bob5292"]I'm curious about what happened with the Maxweld 28x9'6 cats they were planning on making. I know one of the members here has one, but I understood they were going to make 10 in 2008 and I haven't heard or seen anything about them. I spoke to a dealer at the Seattle Boat show and th...
by Bullshipper
Fri Sep 05, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: Alloy Pictures
Topic: Rock Salt 34'- Splash!!
Replies: 67
Views: 11419

I see your point, good idea on the partial paint.

Will you use just the Rocksalt lLogo on the side in a bright color?
by Bullshipper
Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: Boden Albatross MkII
Replies: 25
Views: 6566

For a first draft, that's very nice.
by Bullshipper
Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:42 pm
Forum: Alloy Pictures
Topic: Rock Salt 34'- Splash!!
Replies: 67
Views: 11419

Everyone will probably disagree, but I think a good paint job would add a lot of value to the great fab job you've done.
by Bullshipper
Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Alloy Vice President
Replies: 31
Views: 5101

[quote="AlloyToy"]All it will take is Nancy Peloci to open her mouth and those numbers will swing right back :lol:[/quote]

No doubt about that.
by Bullshipper
Wed Sep 03, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Alloy Vice President
Replies: 31
Views: 5101

Obamas popularity numbers just went over 50%, so we will have to do a lot of talking in a hurry to reverse this trend and convince mainstream america that Palin could make a good comander in chief.

Mac just gave away the election IMO. Bonehead move.
by Bullshipper
Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:24 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: ALLOY CAT BUILD
Replies: 29
Views: 10090

[quote="peterbo3"]Hi Chris, All is good. Take their money & give em the plans. I would like to the market research that the Chinese have based their sales projections on. Sales will only soften here & in the US. Top level boats will sell but it is going to be a hard row to hoe for the mass produced ...
by Bullshipper
Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:03 pm
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: ALLOY CAT BUILD
Replies: 29
Views: 10090

Sure would like to see some drawings for the 8 m Chris.

I also really like the frames you have engineered for the upright home build.
by Bullshipper
Mon Sep 01, 2008 4:20 pm
Forum: Sittin' on the Dock
Topic: Alloy Vice President
Replies: 31
Views: 5101

Energy development for the contenental USA is going to either the next great technology leap that will power the US economy with new jobs, cheap clean power, and technology to export, or a return to the same ol same ol offshore drilling for more oil that will choke this planet before that supply eve...
by Bullshipper
Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:58 am
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: ALLOY CAT BUILD
Replies: 29
Views: 10090

Chris, In the USA, there are only 3-4 builders producing alloy catamarans, and due to a high number of panels that most designers draw into their designs to make 2 sponson planing surfaces 4 lower panels up to 2 splash chines 2 outer gunwhales 2 caps 2 transitions to the tunnel and a large tunnel pi...
by Bullshipper
Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:50 am
Forum: Welcome New Members
Topic: Stralian Designer
Replies: 6
Views: 1683

Chis has been helpfull to explain a number of issues to me that only a designer can talk about with authority.
by Bullshipper
Sun Aug 31, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Share your Projects and Creations
Topic: ALLOY CAT BUILD
Replies: 29
Views: 10090

Chris Tucker is a very talented australian naval architect that worked with Roger Hill in New Zealand and me in Mexico when I had my cat plans comisioned. He is working on his own now and has built some nice yacht class cats in Au, as well as designing for kit builders. Hill and Tucker market cut pl...