Scott L. Carlson
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Tatum 17 for whitewater
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    Hi All,   My Tatum 17 rebuild is almost finished.   If I wanted to use it on some class 3 runs, should I deck it out and add compartments? Should i keep the original open layout and stay on the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott L. Carlson May 19, 2019.

Tatum 17 finish
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Hi All,My first post, hope i am in the right spot.I have removed the bottom, replaced some ribs and am ready to replace some of the 1/4 inch side damage. My question for opinion. Can I epoxy over…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott L. Carlson Feb 22, 2019.

 

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Scott L. Carlson replied to Donnie Clinton's discussion Books / DVDs'???????
"Will get some photos together. I am going for the worst "before" picture. Scott"
May 30, 2019
Scott L. Carlson replied to Donnie Clinton's discussion Books / DVDs'???????
"Hi Rick, There were a few grub looking things, should have saved them. When I was dealing with all of the rot, I fortunately found Greg Tatman. He was working on a boat damaged in a long rapid while the boat was submerged. He showed how to make…"
May 29, 2019
Scott L. Carlson replied to Donnie Clinton's discussion Books / DVDs'???????
"   Donnie,    I will figure out how to post before and after photos. Just do not expect my photos to be like the awesome Jayson Hayes shots in this thread. Maybe I can use photoshop. Or maybe all of the beautiful boats were…"
May 20, 2019
Scott L. Carlson replied to Donnie Clinton's discussion Books / DVDs'???????
"Hi Donnie, David has been giving me some answers amout finishing my Tatman 17. Good info. My boat bottom and six inches up the sides was compost. Complete with mushrooms, insects, etc. I can share from a novice viewpoint. Just shout.    …"
May 19, 2019
Scott L. Carlson replied to Scott L. Carlson's discussion Tatum 17 for whitewater
"Perfect, I will keep in touch with my progress. Thanks"
May 19, 2019
David Jensen replied to Scott L. Carlson's discussion Tatum 17 for whitewater
"Do not do class 3 until you learn the basics of drift boat handling.  It is way different than kayaking, where you use speed to navigate.  A drift boat primarily uses braking to avoid obstacles.  There has to be something on the…"
May 19, 2019
Scott L. Carlson replied to Scott L. Carlson's discussion Tatum 17 for whitewater
"   Perfect, much easier, I have all the seats. Just veed to varnish and install.     As to the weak link, do you have suggestions as to learning how to proceed. I have never rowed anything. The way i learned to kayak…"
May 18, 2019
David Jensen replied to Scott L. Carlson's discussion Tatum 17 for whitewater
"Probably a matter of personal preference.  I have had 4 or 5 Keith Steele 16' woodies over the past 40 years;  all have the same open line deck as Greg's boats.  They have worked well on the McKenzie, Rogue, Owyee, Umpqua,…"
May 18, 2019
Scott L. Carlson replied to Scott L. Carlson's discussion Tatum 17 for whitewater
"OOPS, yes Tatman. Would I want to add a whitewater deck or keep it open? "
May 18, 2019
David Jensen replied to Scott L. Carlson's discussion Tatum 17 for whitewater
"I assume it is a Tatman.  If so, it is an excellent boat for all Oregon rivers, and class 3 and 4 included."
May 18, 2019

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Cloverdale
About Me:
Restoring a Greg Tatman 17 footer. Nearly a yard art candidate.Woodworking skills are fair, boat building/rebuilding is new.
Boats I own:
Tatman Mackenzie River Drift Boat

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