J. Snider
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Geometry
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I’ve been thinking about a new boat and one thing keeps coming up, the rowing geometry in my current Briggs, Huerfano. Somewhere, I came up with this:  if hands are too high, raise seat, raise…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Witton on Thursday.

Pics of my Briggs Dory
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Started this discussion. Last reply by CWarmouth Oct 5, 2016.

Trailer tie downs
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Please help with choices for tie downs for my whitewater dory.  I've trailered bass boats using transom straps for years, but unlike those, my dory extends about 3 or so feet aft of the end of the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Clarke Aug 20, 2016.

Wide Briggs build
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Hi all.  I've been building a whitewater dory for a while, with Andy Hutchinson's, and others, help.  While the hull is Core Cell foam, the decking, hatches and frames, and gunwales will be (or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by J. Snider Oct 4, 2016.

 

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David Witton replied to J. Snider's discussion Geometry
"Shaw & Tenney Oar Length Formula for Correctly Fitted Oars Inboard length of the loom equals ½ the span between the oarlocks + 2″ Total length of oar equals 1/7 of inboard length multiplied by 25 Distance from the center of leather…"
Thursday
Guy Fredrickson replied to J. Snider's discussion Geometry
"Jon, I posted this awhile back as a way to quantify these dimensions. I wasn't pleased with the response I received, but maybe it will be of interest to you. Guy"
Aug 14
Guy Fredrickson replied to J. Snider's discussion Geometry
Aug 14
Bennett Yarbrough replied to J. Snider's discussion Geometry
"I bought the extended regal oarlocks to have some adjustability. Are these used in the whitewater world? I assume having them extended could lead to failure but didn’t know if they aren’t the weakest link in the chain.  I keep mine…"
Aug 12
David Jensen replied to J. Snider's discussion Geometry
"Jon, I have had multiple Keith Steele 16' Guides Model (higher sides than his Standard Model) boats over the past 35 years, and found my hands too high when seated on the rope seat.  Rather than raising the seat, which would have pissed…"
Aug 10
J. Snider shared lhedrick's discussion on Facebook
Aug 8
J. Snider replied to Shawn Baker's discussion Whitewater Dory build in Montana (was: Fir vs Meranti dory floor)
"Shawn. Autocorrect!"
Aug 6
J. Snider replied to Shawn Baker's discussion Whitewater Dory build in Montana (was: Fir vs Meranti dory floor)
"Looking damn good Sean!"
Aug 1
J. Snider replied to Judy Culver's discussion Planning a trip on Deso in a few weeks at 9,000 bfs any pointers?
"I’m a little late to the show. If you’ve already made the trip tell us how it was. I took my decked Briggs down Deso last year at 18K. It was great fun and easy. "
Jul 31
CWarmouth replied to J. Snider's discussion Pics of my Briggs Dory
"Sweet boat. Nice job on her. Where did you get your decals?"
Oct 5, 2016
Mike Crouch replied to J. Snider's discussion Pics of my Briggs Dory
"Congratulations!  I've been following your build for a while! Envious of your skill and craftsmanship.  Bring her up to the Colorado Wooden Boat Float next summer! Mike"
Oct 4, 2016
J. Snider replied to J. Snider's discussion Pics of my Briggs Dory
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Oct 4, 2016
J. Snider replied to J. Snider's discussion Pics of my Briggs Dory
"These are from the boat launch party, Oct. 1. http://www.westtavaputs.com/2016/10/ok-pookie-do-honors.html"
Oct 4, 2016
J. Snider replied to J. Snider's discussion Wide Briggs build
"This past Saturday we held our boat launching party followed by some burgers and beers at the MBS (Marland Boat Shop). Pics and stories are here. http://www.westtavaputs.com/2016/10/ok-pookie-do-honors.html I'll try to post some pics to this…"
Oct 4, 2016
Jonathan Clarke replied to J. Snider's discussion Trailer tie downs
"I've used a similar setup for 8 years now and have never had any trouble with it."
Aug 20, 2016
Mike Thomas replied to J. Snider's discussion Trailer tie downs
"Thinking about this a little, if I ever choose to add another strap, I would make a couple blocks similar to my oarlock blocks, maybe a little wider than the rails that could be removed, to just sit in between the rails, maybe with a little groove…"
Aug 19, 2016

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At 9:11am on September 1, 2015, Jeremy Christensen said…

Hey Jon, sorry it took me a while to read your message. Feel free to email me at doryladd@gmail.com 

Best, 

Jeremy

 
 
 

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