Search found 7 matches

by rmb0513
Tue May 14, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Project Directories
Topic: 17' 0" Nomad
Replies: 75
Views: 72229

Re: 17' 0" Nomad

Finally got to launch after several years in the making. the wife and myself had a great day but my canoe seemed very unstable with a lot of rocking
Is this normal for the Nomad?
by rmb0513
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Project Directories
Topic: 17' 0" Nomad
Replies: 75
Views: 72229

Re: 17' 0" Nomad

Well after life got in the way and slowed down my build I am at the point of adding thwarts
My question is this i am adding a middle seat for the grandkids so do I still need a thwart?
Thank you
by rmb0513
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: thwarts
Replies: 2
Views: 450

thwarts

Hello all
I am building the Nomad and am placing center seat for he grandkids
do you think I will need the thwarts?
Thank you for your advice
by rmb0513
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Fiberglass still tacky
Replies: 3
Views: 1206

Re: Fiberglass still tacky

It is just the second coat in a 2by2 area
I did a double layer of gala and 2 coats of epoxy
by rmb0513
Mon Sep 03, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Builders' Forum
Topic: Fiberglass still tacky
Replies: 3
Views: 1206

Fiberglass still tacky

I got done fiberglassing the inside and a week later I found 1 section of resin that didn't set up I have scraped off the resin and wiped it down several times with acetone The are is still tacky to the touch Do I need to wipe it down until no longer tacky or can I put another coat of resin over the...
by rmb0513
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Project Directories
Topic: 17' 0" Nomad
Replies: 75
Views: 72229

Re: 17' 0" Nomad

thank you for your reply
I did double layer the bottom
by rmb0513
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Project Directories
Topic: 17' 0" Nomad
Replies: 75
Views: 72229

Re: 17' 0" Nomad

I just flipped my Nomad to get the inside ready for fiberglass and while working I noticed that the center of the hull is raised. I can push the center of the football down and it will pop back up. Will this increase an oil canning effect once on water or should I not worry about it? I was thinking ...