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Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Days Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Bleemers:
The client is over 60 and will use the fly bridge for docking and times when he needs extra visibility, i.e. tide line full of logs etc. He's not going to live there.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   3 Days Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Damn! That dodger idea did not pass the "two hour test". Now I hate it. My client, before retiring, commuted to Seattle from Bainbridge Island five days a week, year round on an open 20' skiff. No...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   3 Days Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

My client just left for a month in Europe.
So,,,,while the cat's away, Bob will play!
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Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   6 Days Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Junky:
I'll be there tomorrow by 9am.
You are going to:
502 34th st. Anacortes 98221

Coming into town from the east you take R Ave and then right on the next road. You drive a block down 34th...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Week Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Albrazzi: Thanks. They have all the tools at the yard. I don't tell the how to use them.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Week Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

These guys are pretty good. I'll just leave it to them thanks.
I think they are doing a great job.
Proof is in the pudding.
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Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Week Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

I'll check at the yard. I just called Neil.

In this case they felt the teak was too dry to CNC. There would be a problem with "tear out" and they were after a very high quality finish. But you can...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Week Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Huddy:
Not that I have seen. I think for tghe CNC machine to work best the material being cut should be more "homogenious" than teak. They use a material that is kind of like wood but you can cut it...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Week Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

It smells great too!
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Week Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Just as well Junky. I was out of sorts and I skipped lunch at the pub. Diud gtake some detail photos though.
The mechanical pice is the NKE auto pilot with back up pump.
The teak pices are mostly...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Week Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Junky: Sounds like a plan to me. You will enjoy it. Lunch at he La Conner pub afterwards. You pay!
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

My 45' double ender fr the Swedish client is coming along well at the yard in Estonia. Client says they are on schedule and on budget! Amazing.
Boat was rolled over last week....
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Mstern: Me too.

All science won't work. There is not enough "science" to give you all the answers. The end result requires a technically proficient boat that presents itself in a pleasant manner....
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Thanks muchly Tow.
Maybe I could interest you in this model. More practical. Overnight accommodations.

http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad347/rhpbob/tulare%20tug_zpsrxzd00rv.jpg...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Sander ( BTW, my regular hotel in Taipei was the SANTOS, pronounced in Mandarin as San Der. Just thought I'd throw that in.)

Here's on for you Sander, hand drawn:
...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Out:
No, pretty sure that would be a part of another program that sets up the CNC machine. The program does all the nesting. I can ask at the yard.

My favorite draft skills story comes from when...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

For the sake of a good argument,,,,,I disagree!

Maybe it's a bit like comparing acoustic instrumental music to electrical instrumental music, A vintage Martin compared to a new Eric Clapton Strat....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Pilot Cutters

Those Paul Gartside designs look very nice.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Try this revision:
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or:...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

You're welcome mstern. I work hard o make them visually appealing. It's part of the fun. It helps sell the design idea if the drawing "speaks"....
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

I have always worked Saturday mornings when I could. It goes back to when I was a kid and I'd go visit Bill Garden on Saturday mornings. I putter on Saturday. I clean the office, put away drawings or...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Everybody is correct!
There are far too many convenience features in acad for me ever to want to go back to hand drafting.

But with acad I use three different line thicknesses, i.e. line weights....
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

eko:
Thanks.
I'd make different choices if the boat were mine too.

Sander:
Here are a few more hand done drawings for you. They do not make as god a digital image as the acad stuff bu they are...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

Sander:
No. I quit hand drafting about 20 years ago when builders wanted everything in acad.
I enjoyed hand draft but the multiple conveniences of acad are hard to deny. You can't email and hand...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
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Views: 1,129
Posted By bobperry
Re: Loose Footed Mainsail

Go loose footed. Let that sail breath.
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