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 Post subject: Re: Next Weekend II
PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:36 am 
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AND... THE FIRST STEAM UP!


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 Post subject: Re: Next Weekend II
PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2016 6:39 pm 
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Congratulations, Wes! I recognized the garden hose/keel cooler trick :D

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 Post subject: Re: Next Weekend II
PostPosted: Sat Jan 30, 2016 8:16 am 
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Thanks Steve! Yes, it's quite useful!

Working on building fuel tanks...

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Using purpose-built tanks and re-purposed pontoons. Looking at about 350 gallons of fuel total.

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 Post subject: Re: Next Weekend II
PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:04 am 
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Another short and slightly outdated update:




You may be wondering why we haven't plunked her in the water yet...


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 Post subject: Re: Next Weekend II
PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 1:35 am 
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Very nice.

Gosh you have so much snow! I went skiing recently in Holiday Valley ski resort in NY state. Wish I had some of your snow the conditions were icy and not that great.

I'm curious about your piping color scheme - is there a standard or did you pick your own colors?

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 Post subject: Re: Next Weekend II
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:44 pm 
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I would be happy to send the snow your way! Haha

The colour scheme is my dad's doing... He was just looking for a simple way to keep plumbing identification easy. They're not from a standard that we know of.

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 Post subject: Re: Next Weekend II
PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:02 pm 
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Wesley,
I've been wondering where in SW Washington "Next Weekend II" came from, and what it's previous life may have been?
I live on and island in the Columbia about as southwest in Washington without being in Oregon, could be a chance we may have run across her in her earlier days.
I've noticed in the pictures that your dad's hair gets grayer as the project progressed, a testament to the time and commitment required for such a project. Nice work your dad has done, hope to see it in the water soon.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:31 pm 
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