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by BassinVt
Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:28 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Question for Jacquesmm.....
Replies: 1
Views: 479

Question for Jacquesmm.....

Hello a few years back i started with the GF16 build. After getting to the point of starting to fiberglass, a hurricane destroyed half the boat and i started pretty much over. after getting back into the project and covering the bottom with glass again, life interviened. I was unable to work on it l...
by BassinVt
Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Garvey 16 Build
Replies: 22
Views: 2638

Re: Garvey 16 Build

This is exactly what i did using up my extra pieces of 1/4, it takes a little longer, but a much stronger laminated rubrail. Follow the cracker he is the man!! Yes, you will use 3 layer of 1/4". Just butt them up, then stagger the joint location for the 2nd. and third layers, so the second layer ove...
by BassinVt
Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Garvey 16 Build
Replies: 22
Views: 2638

Re: Garvey 16 Build

Looking good bro, never built a full boat before so this is all new to me. Im working on the GF16 also, started it back up this spring. Took 6 weeks off due to other things and started it back up today. Finally started laying cloth on the hull, ewh what fun. lol.. enjoy, take your time, relax. good ...
by BassinVt
Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Laying out 12oz cloth with resin?? a little help please
Replies: 4
Views: 664

Re: Laying out 12oz cloth with resin?? a little help please

got my cloth last week shine, thank you!! laid out my first length of cloth today, so far coming out great. Later
by BassinVt
Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: I'm Back 16 Garvey back in the build progress!!
Replies: 62
Views: 3885

Re: I'm Back 16 Garvey back in the build progress!!

So I took a bit of a break from working on the boat. It was starting to get very hot this summer, so between work, family life and taking a dip in the pool once in a while Ive been pretty busy. I ordered my 12oz cloth from bateau and got it last week, thank you everyone. I ruff sanded the hull this ...
by BassinVt
Thu May 24, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Laying out 12oz cloth with resin?? a little help please
Replies: 4
Views: 664

Re: Laying out 12oz cloth with resin?? a little help please

great thank you everyone, great pictures shine. when i did my tape i used my rollers which worked great for those also. Then i rolled the whole boat on the outside with epoxy. Now i will be sanding the hole outside of the boat this weekend with 80grit. just waiting for my new CC in the mail. tried p...
by BassinVt
Tue May 22, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: I'm Back 16 Garvey back in the build progress!!
Replies: 62
Views: 3885

Re: I'm Back 16 Garvey back in the build progress!!

I agree John, they seem to be very forgiving designs when you do make a mistake or screw up like i did. and i have made a couple but thats all part of the learning process to put towards my next build. But so far i am very happy with my build, and enjoying myself. I found its been very theraputic to...
by BassinVt
Tue May 22, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Laying out 12oz cloth with resin?? a little help please
Replies: 4
Views: 664

Laying out 12oz cloth with resin?? a little help please

boat is taped and coated with resin. I no that i will need to do a rought sanding of the hole boat so that way the cloth will catch and set up properly. My question is this. When i do my wet on wet, and lay the cloth, do you wet it out so the resin is actually higher than the cloth, saturated with t...
by BassinVt
Tue May 22, 2012 7:36 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: I'm Back 16 Garvey back in the build progress!!
Replies: 62
Views: 3885

Re: I'm Back 16 Garvey back in the build progress!!

well if i didnt already have the front transom glued in i would have done it that way. But i decided to go with what i originally planned, it came out great, i cut the wood and glued in the pieces to reinforce it and then laid a patch of glue on the outside over it and shaped it when i sanded it dow...
by BassinVt
Fri May 18, 2012 9:03 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Looking for a motor
Replies: 5
Views: 492

Looking for a motor

Hey guys, hopeing someone can help me out here on the forum. Preferrably someone in the new england area. Im looking for between a 15hp to a 25hp used motor. Preferrably electric start, not mandiroy. If its a 20-25 hp, i have plans for a jack plate. If your in the new england area, i can travel. If ...