WESMAC 46 BUILD IS NOW OFFICIALLY UNDER WAY

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  1. tunaorlater

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    That's sand paper, they stick them on there for traction.
     
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    ha ha ha, thanks
     
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    Yep. Sandpaper for safety. Not sure what the top is. I think divinycell
     
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    Hatches in and air boxes built and faired
     

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    Any more pics of what's down below (head, bunks etc.)? Looks great!
     
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    Several pictures of below if you go back through this thread.
     
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    I see now- head and shower to S, bunks up front and is that another large berth on the P side? Hard to tell how big that space is.

    Thx
     
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    You got it.

    The berth to port is the master. It’s a queen size bunk but slightly narrower at the forward end.
     
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    Here are a few shots taken today
     

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    This is the sort of set up I’ve been thinking about for my future boat. Very nice.
     
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    Thanks. We considered many variations but felt this provided the best use of the space
     
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    You must really be getting excited,this thing is really coming together nicely !
     
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    Can’t wait. I will be going down in a couple weeks to check on the progress. It’s hard being so far away.
     
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    I have to ask, others maybe thinking the same thing. Your in Canada so your paying a premium not only for a top quality build,but getting hurt on the exchange rate. Did no builders in Canada have a product that would fit your needs and expectations? Disregard if its non of our business.
     
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    The foreign exchange was calculated from the beginning. I often play the exchange to take advantage.
    There are builders here but nothing in the league of Wesmac. When it comes time to sell, everyone knows Wesmac and in all likelihood it will go back to the US and I will be paid in US funds. It works out in the end.
     
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    Some wiring etc happening now
     

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    Loving these pics... What is the reason behind crossing the exhaust over to Stbd when it comes off the P side of the engine? The master berth looks small but I think its the overall scale of things- probably huge! Can’t wait to see it finished.
     
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    The exhaust had to cross over for some reason according to CAT engineers and Wesmac. Not sure.
    The master is bigger than a queen size
     
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    Talked to Steve the other day, had a few questions about the older Wesmac I just bought. Asked him about
    " the 46 he's building", he said which one, he has at least three in process! Agree 1000% with your response about Canadian boats versus Wesmac. While their are some similar type Canadian boats that are very nice and well made, when the word Wesmac comes up in boat discussions heads pop up and people listen.
     
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    Looking at the two seacocks lying in the bilge...most persons do not turn off their seacocks when they close the boat up. The end result is that the valves become very hard to turn, and when they are turned the plastic seats are scored by barnacles. Then valves then do not fully shut off the flow of water, which is moderately problematic when servicing the engine.

    The only good solution I know of is Groco's E-valve. There is a small DC motor which shuts off the valve, that is controlled by a switch. The valve can be shut manually as well.
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    Question on the muffler. Did Steve recommend any particular type or brand? Did you consider a waterlift style muffler?
     

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