WADEFISH UPGRADES

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Re: WADEFISH UPGRADES

Post by Bellybuster » Tue Oct 13, 2009 12:14 pm

have you figured out why this particular wadefish has this problem??? From what I've read others do not experience this.
I'm very much interested in the wadefish for my next build and would love to see "why" you are flooding out

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Re: WADEFISH UPGRADES

Post by Bemm 52 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:21 pm

Bellybuster wrote:have you figured out why this particular wadefish has this problem??? From what I've read others do not experience this.
I'm very much interested in the wadefish for my next build and would love to see "why" you are flooding out


I think the other Wadefish have got this trait but not all builders consider it a problem

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Re: WADEFISH UPGRADES

Post by Bellybuster » Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:32 am

yes further reading shows this to be correct

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Re: WADEFISH UPGRADES

Post by jem » Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:15 pm

One thing you could check with out cutting:

If you put the hull on dry land on top of a broom stick that is laterally placed under it, where would it's balance be? Should be just forward of where your hips are when you sit in it.

If it's trimmed forward, that COULD be part of the issue.
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Re: WADEFISH UPGRADES

Post by Bemm 52 » Thu Oct 15, 2009 5:46 am

Matt this confuses me a little but I tried your experiment................how is it boat is heavy trim forward when built to plans :? :?

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Piece of wood across cockpit lines up with balance point..............about 12" from aft wall and 5" from break to scuppers :shock: is this where it should be :|

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Re: WADEFISH UPGRADES

Post by jem » Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:18 am

How much customization did you do on the front?
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Re: WADEFISH UPGRADES

Post by Bemm 52 » Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:29 am

only to recess foot braces other wise boat is to plans......... I did the same on my Sabalo with no detriment so I thought it would be OK on Wadefish.

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Re: WADEFISH UPGRADES

Post by Bellybuster » Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:26 am

just curious, is this the 27 or 32" wadefish?
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Re: WADEFISH UPGRADES

Post by Bemm 52 » Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:46 pm

Its the 27" beam Wadefish

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Re: WADEFISH UPGRADES

Post by Bemm 52 » Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:23 pm

Water problem solved :) dam wall worked................ 10km paddle many ins and outs water stayed where it should be...............so SWMBO is happy :shock: ....so am I :wink:

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