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by Shu
Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Bieker 4 rigging Schematic
Replies: 2
Views: 573

Re: Bieker 4 rigging Schematic

You're probably not going to like this answer. There is no standard way to rig an I-14. Even sequential boats built by the same builder will be rigged differently, as every owner has their own preferences. There are two Henderson B-6's here in San Diego, and they are rigged about as differently as y...
by Shu
Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat in a box - the Shu3
Replies: 126
Views: 23593

Re: Boat in a box - the Shu3

Another view of the new shear profile
by Shu
Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat in a box - the Shu3
Replies: 126
Views: 23593

Re: Boat in a box - the Shu3

While the starboard side cures, I cut off the excess with a Japanese saw. An electric saber saw would have been quicker, but I had much more control with the Japanese saw. Like a full-keeled boat the long-chord of the Japanese saw has much more directional stability. Next step is too add a little ex...
by Shu
Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat in a box - the Shu3
Replies: 126
Views: 23593

Re: Boat in a box - the Shu3

With the port side done, I did the same for the starboard side.
by Shu
Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat in a box - the Shu3
Replies: 126
Views: 23593

Re: Boat in a box - the Shu3

It has been awhile: I was correcting a problem with the dagger board case, and generally goofing off. I will post photos of the dagger board case in the future. Once I had the boat upright, the freeboard at the bow looked too high. I was expecting it to be higher, since I had the same freeboard from...
by Shu
Thu Jun 02, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Carbon Spreaders
Replies: 2
Views: 919

Re: Carbon Spreaders

I did the following when I shortened my spreaders, essentially copying the previous spreader ends as built by Kris Henderson (or perhaps Joe Bersch): 1. I bought a couple 0.25" thin-wall stainless steel bushings. 2. I drilled holes about 3/8" in from the spreader ends. The holes were just big enough...
by Shu
Tue Apr 19, 2016 12:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Future of the Forum
Replies: 9
Views: 1385

Re: Future of the Forum

People can get notifications from this site without having their e-mail overwhelmed with notifications. Facebook notifications can be overwhelming. I like the way this site is structured and I agree with Rand on the ease of finding older posts here. But I'm a geezer in training; I'd like to hear fro...
by Shu
Tue Apr 12, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The new B6
Replies: 705
Views: 108712

Re: The new B6

Hendo was set up for a little fresh-water, short-course sailing on April 1, courtesy of a certain regatta host.
by Shu
Fri Feb 12, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GBR1524 TLC and control line changes
Replies: 177
Views: 34643

Re: GBR1524 TLC and control line changes

Good to see you working on the boat Ed. This is too late for you, but I laminated my kickbar in place in the boat with outward flanges (on plastic, so I could remove it, clean up the edges and then glue it down). Since you don't have flanges, your solution of fileting then laminating over the filet ...
by Shu
Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The new B6
Replies: 705
Views: 108712

Re: The new B6

Very beautiful work Kris.

Thanks for the bit about father to son. I didn't see it until today.
by Shu
Mon Dec 21, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat in a box - the Shu3
Replies: 126
Views: 23593

Re: Boat in a box - the Shu3

I finally turned the boat over yesterday. Her she is right side up.
by Shu
Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat in a box - the Shu3
Replies: 126
Views: 23593

Re: Boat in a box - the Shu3

I'm not available next weekend, and the following is ODW. How about the weekend before thanksgiving? No, that's the ABYC Turkey Day regatta, unless no-one is planning to attend. I unfastened all of the supports except at the stem, midship, and transom. I need to modify the cradle from the Shu2 shape...
by Shu
Sat Oct 31, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat in a box - the Shu3
Replies: 126
Views: 23593

Re: Boat in a box - the Shu3

another
by Shu
Sat Oct 31, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat in a box - the Shu3
Replies: 126
Views: 23593

Re: Boat in a box - the Shu3

The forum keeps trying to re-log me in - dumping everything from my post. I'll try posting one photo at a time.
by Shu
Sat Oct 31, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat in a box - the Shu3
Replies: 126
Views: 23593

Re: Boat in a box - the Shu3

I coated the hull with two coats of epoxy. Time to turn her over!