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Re: Very impressive Davidhopper
By:David Marx
Date: 8/23/2001, 1:07 pm
In Response To: Very impressive Davidhopper (Dan Ruff)

Dan, here are some answers
: Yours looks like it is mainly plywood.
It is pretty much traditional S&G construction

: Is that platform a fold-out bed?
Yes. The rear half will slide over the cab.

: looks to be at the same level as the cab's roof. Any trouble climbing up there to go to sleep?

: Do you put a foam mattress on it?
Yes but the actual ones to be used are not done yet

: Where did you get the windows?
I contacted a canopy manufacturer who gave me their resource.

: How long did it take to build, and how much were the materials?
Time is tough to say. I spent a lot of time diliberating and put it on hold to build a boat. As this was a prototype, I know the next one will be a lot quicker. Cost is mostly in the windows, but good fabric for the top and foam/fabric for the mattress is also not cheap. I have about $700 -800 into it.

Thanks to all for the compliments

Messages In This Thread

R2K1 Photos *Pic*
Shawn Baker -- 8/22/2001, 6:28 pm
Re: R2K1 Photos
peter czerpak -- 8/23/2001, 8:02 am
Re: Rendezvous participant exchange
Shawn Baker -- 8/23/2001, 10:18 am
Shawn Baker does wet exit!!! More at 11:00 *NM* *Pic*
Bill Price -- 8/23/2001, 2:17 am
Re: Shawn Baker does wet exit!!! More at 11:00
Rehd -- 8/23/2001, 2:37 am
I was the one with the mask.
Shawn Baker -- 8/23/2001, 10:29 am
Re: Oops...try this link.. *Pic*
Shawn Baker -- 8/22/2001, 6:37 pm
Re: Oops...try this link..
Kent LeBoutillier -- 8/23/2001, 11:51 am
Re: Oops...try this link..
Shawn Baker -- 8/23/2001, 12:48 pm
Re: Oops...try this link..
Pete Notman -- 8/23/2001, 12:12 am
Thanks...Boy I wish I could have gone...
Ed -- 8/22/2001, 10:26 pm
Pygmy recess
Shawn Baker -- 8/23/2001, 3:30 pm
Re: Boat belongs to.......
Ted Henry -- 8/23/2001, 5:03 pm
Re: Spline joint......
Jim -- 8/23/2001, 5:38 pm
Re: Spline joint......
Ted Henry -- 8/23/2001, 9:27 pm
Re: Spline joint......
Bill Price -- 8/23/2001, 6:50 pm
Re: me too...
LeeG -- 8/23/2001, 2:23 pm
Cool Dahvidtopper
Pehte Rohszyk -- 8/22/2001, 10:17 pm
Re: Cool Dahvidtopper
Dahvid Mahrx -- 8/23/2001, 11:41 am
Very impressive Davidhopper
Dan Ruff -- 8/23/2001, 12:26 pm
Re: Very impressive Davidhopper
David Marx -- 8/23/2001, 1:07 pm
Re: Cool Dahvidtopper
Shawn Baker -- 8/23/2001, 10:13 am
Re: Oops...try this link..
Frank Eberdt -- 8/22/2001, 9:44 pm
...and wait until you see Ted's! *NM*
Shawn Baker -- 8/23/2001, 10:23 am
Re: ...They're coming, theyr'e coming! *Pic*
Ted Henry -- 8/23/2001, 11:05 am
Re: ...They're coming, theyr'e coming!
Bill Price -- 8/23/2001, 2:31 pm
The magic of photography
Pete Roszyk -- 8/23/2001, 12:28 pm
Re: ...They're coming, theyr'e coming!
Shawn Baker -- 8/23/2001, 12:13 pm
Re: Sounds Good
Ted Henry -- 8/23/2001, 9:36 pm
Can't wait to see all your pics. This one's GREAT *NM*
Roger Nuffer -- 8/23/2001, 12:01 pm
Your pictures are much appreciated :) *NM*
Anna Rankin -- 8/23/2001, 11:58 am
Re: Oops...try this link..
Bill Price -- 8/22/2001, 7:19 pm