Don't try to make a sprayhood

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Don't try to make a sprayhood

Postby Nick » Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:31 pm

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Sell your body down the docks and use the proceeds to pay a man - honestly, it will be a lot less grief.

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Re: Don't try to make a sprayhood

Postby Nick » Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:57 am

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Starting to look like a sprayhood now . . .

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Got to take it out to the boat now to mark the positions for the fasteners.
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Re: Don't try to make a sprayhood

Postby Mavanier » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:46 pm

I bet it's actually easier to make a solid one from ply/glass... they are kinda ugly though!

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Re: Don't try to make a sprayhood

Postby Nick » Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:51 pm

Mavanier wrote:I bet it's actually easier to make a solid one from ply/glass... they are kinda ugly though!


. . . and they don't fold down on those (occasional) lovely downwind days.
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Re: Don't try to make a sprayhood

Postby cpedw » Sat Aug 26, 2017 11:35 pm

But it's the only way to guarantee that real fire effect.

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Re: Don't try to make a sprayhood

Postby claymore » Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:15 pm

Yes
Wouldn't the stove be more effective inside the sprayhood rather than outside?
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Re: Don't try to make a sprayhood

Postby BlowingOldBoots » Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:01 pm

It's probably a lot easier than assembling the Ikea Kallax cube. I believe green is an unlucky colour to have on a boat, probably just an old superstition, but you never know with these things.
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Re: Don't try to make a sprayhood

Postby Nick » Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:55 pm

BlowingOldBoots wrote:It's probably a lot easier than assembling the Ikea Kallax cube. I believe green is an unlucky colour to have on a boat, probably just an old superstition, but you never know with these things.


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Re: Don't try to make a sprayhood

Postby Nick » Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:32 pm

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I've seen worse . . .

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Re: Don't try to make a sprayhood

Postby Mavanier » Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:03 pm

Certainly less well ventilated than the old one. A fine job.
I also approve of your alternative use for a winch handle holder :)


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