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by Auvo R
Thu Jun 23, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Inwale Install??!
Replies: 7
Views: 3859

Re: Inwale Install??!

I quess this is too late for you but maybe someone else has same problems.
Ansver is this: Steam and bend.
by Auvo R
Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:20 am
Forum: Paddles, Techniques, Boat Transportation, Storage & Maintenance
Topic: Maintanence
Replies: 4
Views: 8697

Re: Maintanence

I have my Redbird outside hanging from the roof of a car shelter.
Where in Finland you are? I'm in Joensuu.

Auvo R
by Auvo R
Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Weird Bilge Stripping Solution
Replies: 4
Views: 1582

Re: Weird Bilge Stripping Solution

No sense to make holes to the planks. Just do a jig outside the hull to
keep planks steady against the molds.
by Auvo R
Tue Aug 03, 2010 3:04 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Finnish Ranger 15 finished and launched
Replies: 7
Views: 3355

Hyvä homma - Well done !

Hienoa, great !
by Auvo R
Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:58 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Keel or Not on the redbird?
Replies: 5
Views: 2050

thanks for the info guys. have you guys been out in the middle of the lake during a big wind? Depends how big is big. I am very satisfield with my Redbird and defenately it does NOT need keel. I think it is able to manage well in windy conditions with right position of load and yourself and and rig...
by Auvo R
Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:16 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: I just build Redbird
Replies: 6
Views: 2257

I just build Redbird

It took two months to build Redbird. I launch it at middsummer. I wonder if anyone first timer, no professional and not pursuit of record, has build a canoe it that short time ? Here is the link to my Picasa gallery (pictures are with english subs):