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    jdupre' replied to the thread Planning new pirogue.
    45 vs 49 lbs IS a worthy enough goal in itself from my design standpoint. I think I'll save at least a couple of pounds. Anyway, I'm...
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    beekeeper replied to the thread Planning new pirogue.
    I do prefer working with wood. Every boat, and build method is a compromise and have their limitations. Your visions and approach may...
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    oldsparkey replied to the thread Planning new pirogue.
    Might want to watch this but it does require some glass work. A good example of light weight construction and how the center material...
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    jdupre' replied to the thread Planning new pirogue.
    Chuck, that would make a better boat, but I'm just not into the total fiberglass thing now. I want something a little simpler....and...
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    oldsparkey replied to the thread Planning new pirogue.
    Remember the saying , measure twice and cut one time. Well modify it to Think three times , worry twice and construct one time...
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    BEARS BUDDY reacted to Kayak Jack's post in the thread Going back to the 70's. with Like Like.
    You guys are sick - you do realize that, don’t you? And - am I glad! (A sane friend is a waste of time.) ;-)
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    Gamecock reacted to jdupre''s post in the thread Planning new pirogue with Like Like.
    It's been a year or two but it's time for another pirogue build. Initial thoughts are for an approx. 13ft fairly standard ply pirogue...
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    I found this on YouTube. Emma's Goodies Easy Oatmeal Pancakes WITHOUT banana ! Low calorie pancakes without flour, butter, oil...
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    jdupre' replied to the thread Planning new pirogue.
    I was just thinking. I might be kicked out of the pirogue club. Verticle stern......nope. Near verticle bow......nope. Mix of...
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    jdupre' replied to the thread Planning new pirogue.
    Why the hybrid chine? Well, for simplicity and build speed. Chine logs equal not waiting endlessly for epoxy filets to cure, then...
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    jdupre' replied to the thread Planning new pirogue.
    Probably not any major savings in weight. Subtract 4 pieces of chine log about 18" long, two stem pieces, two cutwaters and the glue...
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    beekeeper replied to the thread Planning new pirogue.
    Vertical or near vertical stems can increase the waterline length. I reduced the angle of the stems on my last build from "8 on 12"to...
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    oldbuffpilot replied to the thread Planning new pirogue.
    O Boy I can't wait to watch this, wish I could watch up close and learn direct fromm the master! :) Your objectives are very close to my...
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    It's been a year or two but it's time for another pirogue build. Initial thoughts are for an approx. 13ft fairly standard ply pirogue...
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    oldbuffpilot reacted to oldsparkey's post in the thread HAPPY. NEW. YEARS with Wow Wow.
    " Have you ever thought about writing a post about lightweight techniques? " I tried to include the different steps in my build...