Last post was in February. It's now October.
was not good enough for a direct conversion as I thought it would be. That bowing I mentioned brought that idea to a halt.
From the ashes of that idea a rose is blooming.
(Oh. My apartment flooded in the interim. That put any and all projects aside for quite a while.
Bought a 4-inch PVC pipe at Home Depot. Cut it to length and placed it in the center. Then I cut the fore and aft sections from Hawks GZ
kit. The bow is eliminated!
will swim straight and true.
Skimming the facets now. Looks like a week of sanding ahead.