Jimmy Emery
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Whitewater Dory Builders...Bulk heads good or bad?
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I've finished laying out the deck of my stitch and glue dory based on Montana River Boats Honky Dory. My question is should I install bulk heads to compartmentalize different sections, or have one…Continue

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Phil Mann replied to Jimmy Emery's discussion Whitewater Dory Builders...Bulk heads good or bad?
"Based on what I have been reading the fir marine ply is not made to the same standards as the marine grade okume ply is that not true in your experience? I could certainly save some money by buying the fir ply for my Honky Dory build. "
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Building a stitch and glue Montana Riverboats, Honky Dory, decked for white water. Only thing left is the deck, hatches, and some paint.
Boats I own:
Almost compleated Honky Dory

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Maiden Voyage

I've mostly finished the boat. Took it out for some lake trials today, it didn't sink or do anything unexpected. Just a few more details, paint, latches, etc, but all and all ready to float. Next weekend Desolation/Gray, the water should still be up there, so hopefully I bring it back in one piece.



Thanks to everyone who posts (guilty of not doing that enough) this site has been a valuable resource.

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Posted on June 5, 2010 at 5:52pm — 3 Comments

One Year In

I've been at this boat for one year, I had no idea what I was getting myself into it has been a lot of fun

. Its getting close, I've just got alot of fiber glassing and some painting. Take a look.



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Posted on February 14, 2010 at 4:59pm — 1 Comment

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At 11:12am on October 5, 2009, Robb Grubb said…
Jimmy,

I am currently researching hatch and latch design for a decked boat as well. Before I re-invent the wheel, was wondering what folks like yourself are doing for your boats...?

Cheers,

Robb
 
 
 

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