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What's a sailor to do in the dead of winter?

Build a dinghy!
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Very nice, you got a place for her or will you drag it behind? I ended up with inflatable due to lack of room.......Dale

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Will it fit through the door in the photo, or do you have another way out of the basement?

Good looking dink!

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I'm not sure I could accomplish anything in a shop that clean and organized.
Nice work, AT.

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LSS: Drag it behind.

Travl: It should fit out the door...It's the basement stairs I am worried about.

bl: I spend 16 hours cleaning and organizing before I started. It's usually a disaster, and is becoming so as the dinghy progresses.

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Yup, we've (mostly him) done that project before. Yours is looking great so far, and I hope you're enjoying the process. For us it took a lot more time and money than we wanted to spend for something we could have just purchased instead. For us it was supposed to be a 'cost effective' project, not an enjoyable hobby as I'm sure it is for you.

I'll try and post a photo or two of our project once I remember what my photobucket password is.


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Yup, we've (mostly him) done that project before. Yours is looking great so far, and I hope you're enjoying the process. For us it took a lot more time and money than we wanted to spend for something we could have just purchased instead. For us it was supposed to be a 'cost effective' project, not an enjoyable hobby as I'm sure it is for you.

I'll try and post a photo or two of our project once I remember what my photobucket password is.
Thanks. About $350 invested. I am not building myself to save money, although you can't really buy one for that. Just a better use of my time than watching TV.

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Building it to replace this one, which is a wee too small for two.
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Thanks. About $350 invested. I am not building myself to save money, although you can't really buy one for that. Just a better use of my time than watching TV.
Somehow we had close to a grand in ours by the end. How does that even happen??!! Oh, and that was without the sail-kit!


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