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32’x 11’-8” Recreational Aluminum Catamaran Landing Craft (Lander) - Weekly Update

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June 5th, 2009

Installed equipment like the camera, docking lights, fold down table, transom door, handrails etc. this week.  Engines are nearly completely installed and hatches are being prepared to close them up.  The primer for the deck paint is starting to be laid and will be done after a few more things are welded out.

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May 29th, 2009

At this stage the focus is on wrapping up wiring and electronics.  Small items like the bow roller, docking lights, bow camera, etc are being completed.  Once the under console connections are complete the finishing touches on the house interior will be done.  The boat should look near completed by the end of next week.

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May 22nd, 2009

Then engines have been set in the boat with a few wires and controls currently being connected.  Gauges and helm equipment is being installed and set-up.  On the exterior of the boat the bow door is set with the sealing system still being fit up.  Much of the exterior is being cleaned for clear coat prep and bottom paint is being rolled on.

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May 15th, 2009

Some final steering hoses and cables are being installed before the engines drop in.  Electronics and other electrical components are currently being wired up and installed.  The bow door should be fit up soon as well.

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May 8th, 2009

This week for B-23 the interior was painted out and most of the welding is done. Some equipment is beginning to be installed and with much more being done next week. Engines equipment is being installed and should drop in soon.

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April 24th, 2009

The aluminum catamaran house is up and being fitted and welded. Parts have already been prepped for painting. Once painted we will begin to outfit the boat with equipment. Engines will arrive next week and be installed shortly after.

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April 10th, 2009

Rolling the 32' aluminum catamaran.

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April 3rd, 2009

The hull is being welded out and details like the half pipe hull guard and transom door are being put in. Picture #2 is of the deck & side gunnels. The white on the side of the hull is plastic to protect the hull from scratches and hand/fingerprints.

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March 27th, 2009

The hull is just about skinned out and will be rolled next week after seams are done. House construction will then begin shortly after.


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March 13th, 2009

Frames are stood and welded as well as the engine girders and bottom longs and stiffeners are going on next. Everything is fitting together very nicely.


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March 5th, 2009

We received cut parts yesterday and are currently sorting them to begin assembly on the jig.