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Let The Plating Begin

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It is that time when the real fun begins, the execution of which separates men from boys, and where the wheeling is now in earnest.

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We speak of plating time.

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Now that the hull framing in nearly complete, the roof structure is being prepared for plating as well.

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A final look at the stabilizer insert and its local stiffening.

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Finally, an overview giving some scale to both roof structure and the Wicked FPB 97 hull.

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But wait, there is more. Forward suite furniture has been disassembled, and headliner panels are mocked  up.

Posted by Steve Dashew  (March 7, 2013)

3 Responses to “Let The Plating Begin”

  1. David M. Says:
    This is not the hull of a Yacht this is the hull most Navy’s would like to have as an addition to their fleet, “Fast Frigate” maybe. It’s going to be an outstanding boat!


  2. Steve B Says:
    Circa looks like a fun place to work.


  3. Daryl Says:
    Very cool. Does the guy running the wheel have someone on the floor with templates or is there another way to check progress shaping?


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