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    Fantastic!

    Congratulations Captain!

    Can't wait to see more!

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    Well done. Sounds like you got a workout in but proved the concept. I am sure each time out will be more enjoyable than the last as you fine tune the craft. -J

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    More photos of the Gute Fahrt in action

    I got the photos that my dad took of the launching of the Gute Fahrt.











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    Looks like the maiden voyage was a success! It's always good to have a first mate along for the trip. Add a trolling motor and cruise the lake.
    Everyone ought to believe in something....I believe I'll go set up the hammock!

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    This is just great! Glad everything went so well.

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    Awesome!

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    This is an awesome project! Love the name and thanks so much for posting all the pictures/videos. Keep them coming! My son (5 years old) and I are reading Huck fin at night and he's in his room building Lego models of his design for a raft with three hammocks (mom has to come with too).

    Extraordinary stuff here and you did an awesome job. Did it end up feeling stable enough for your son? I bet a bigger one with the whole crew hanging would make an epic vacation. I can see it now..floating down the Mississippi.



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    I say this with all the love and respect a born and breed southern gentleman can muster...that is sooooo redneck...and I love it.

    You rock dad. Those boys will not soon forget the adventure of the construction and use of this little bit of madness. Well played sir, well played.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Pag View Post
    ... Did it end up feeling stable enough for your son? ...
    Yes, it was surprisingly stable. He and I both were able to stand up and walk from end to end without much wobbling.

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyDaddy View Post
    I say this with all the love and respect a born and breed southern gentleman can muster...that is sooooo redneck...and I love it.
    I take that as high praise! Thank you very much! =)
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    Thankd for the Pics. It looks like a pretty low draft and stable for flat water. What a fun time for the family. -J

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