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New design and build Hydro
« on: April 24, 2018, 02:38:56 PM »

Fancied designing and building 1 of these for awhile now and finally got round to it ,started out just few sketches to final drawings and design through to the build
47 3/4" Long x 23 1/2" wide designed to run exhaust inside hull not only to keep streamline looks but comply with bmprs rules
























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Re: New design and build Hydro
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2018, 04:15:12 PM »


This is the build so far  :-)) :-)) :-))










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Re: New design and build Hydro
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2018, 04:21:14 PM »

Beautiful work! Love seeing something new being created (I must get on and finish my stepped hull) :-)
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Re: New design and build Hydro
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2018, 05:02:32 AM »

I love watching the progress of your builds. They just look so precise and this one looks fast just sitting on the bench.
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Re: New design and build Hydro
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2018, 07:13:29 AM »

cheers guys
i really wanna try get it finished just busy completing the other builds to mold 1st but nearly there plus theres a something coming iv not posted yet 😉
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Re: New design and build Hydro
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2018, 07:13:59 AM »


Beautifully organic looking!   :-))
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Re: New design and build Hydro
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2018, 09:50:08 AM »

Thanks Martin  :-)) :-))



Bit of an update
Started filling , sanding and final shaping
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Re: New design and build Hydro
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2018, 06:44:58 PM »

 :-)) Fabulous workmanship. Do you work with GRP as a profession or is it a skill you have learned in addition to being a boat designer/joiner/engineer?
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Re: New design and build Hydro
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2018, 09:02:35 AM »

Hi Dougal
Thanks im self taught with the GRP and then over time got to know a good a guy who is now a really good friend he advised to try some different things to improve the quality of my work further
Its just a hobby for me but enjoy  it and enjoy the challenges of designing, building and molding something new  :-)) :-))
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