Thomas Hood
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Boot Holes
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Quick question, how far in front of your rowing seat did you cut the flat part (where you are bracing) of your boot holes?  I screwed up and put them too far forward my first time.  I'm 6ft if that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bennett Yarbrough Apr 10.

Project finally finished
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After a couple years of working on this off and on I can finally say that I am finally finished with my boat and oars.  Took  a lot of trial and error on a few things since I have never been able to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Hood Apr 23, 2018.

Sliding Front Seat
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Hi, I am building the double ender with transom out of Mr. Fletchers book.  I was wanting to do the sliding front seat.  Can anyone who has done this give me the measurement of how high the rails are…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Hood Feb 5, 2018.

Restoration or new build
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Hi all I have a few questions for you.  I have been wanting to start a new build on the Rogue Dory in Rogers book for a couple years now.  Recently I ran across a Rogue River Special and trailer for…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Hanson Oct 17, 2012.

 

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Bennett Yarbrough replied to Thomas Hood's discussion Boot Holes
"I didn’t do any cut outs but my floor boards stop at the 6 frame. I’m 6 feet tall and put my feet on the 6 frame when getting after it. Seat is higher than recommended at 16 3/4. I have the tall regal oarlocks with the spacers"
Apr 10
Kurt Selisch replied to Thomas Hood's discussion Boot Holes
"Sit on the oarsman seat with your knees slightly bent. Mark where your heals are. That should be the spot."
Apr 10
Thomas Hood replied to Thomas Hood's discussion Project finally finished
Apr 23, 2018
Rick Newman replied to Thomas Hood's discussion Project finally finished
"Here's some directions on how to post your pictures: To post a picture I first locate the file so you could find it on your computer.  Click on the small icon above the box where I am currently typing. It is just to the right of the small…"
Apr 23, 2018
Thomas Hood replied to JC Smith's discussion Anchor systems
"Dierks will bend you and mount for the foot release that fits between the frames if you give them the distance.  "
Mar 24, 2018
Thomas Hood replied to Randy Sorensen's discussion I'm in over my head
"Have you tried the forum at Montana River Boats?  http://montana-riverboats.com/index.php?fpage=Driftboats/&slideshow    They build boats stitch and glue and might be of a little more help although I'm sure there are…"
Feb 26, 2018
Thomas Hood replied to Thomas Hood's discussion Sliding Front Seat
"Thanks for the help.  Just finished up my rowing seat so moving on to the passenger seat in the next day or so.  "
Feb 5, 2018
Kurt Selisch replied to Thomas Hood's discussion Sliding Front Seat
"Hi Thomas, on frame #8, measure from the top of horizontal frame up the vertical frame piece 9-1/2 inches. Make a mark in the center of the frame on both sides at that height. Measure distance between these marks and that will be the distance…"
Feb 3, 2018

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At 4:14am on February 23, 2012, Ross Duncan said…

My boats have all been hybreds

I just add stiffeners to the bottom and if you want to the sides.

 
 
 

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