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by TRC886
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help
Replies: 160
Views: 9384

Re: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help

I wish you the best, and hope you get many years of pleasure and enjoyment from this project. There is nothing like looking back, and saying, "I did this" :!: However, I DO have my doubts :help: I am for real, I'm mostly doing this to have a record of what I did and get info from experienced people...
by TRC886
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help
Replies: 160
Views: 9384

Re: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help

Explorer 19TV wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:48 pm
I hope I don’t get band for this but is this thread for real or is someone yanking everyone’s chain :doh: :doh: :doh: :D
Good question. I don't know, but I've always accepted that it's real. I just hope that this guy doesn't kill himself, or anyone else, when he splashes it :help:
by TRC886
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2
Replies: 190
Views: 10350

Re: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2

Awesome work, Mike :!: I think you should be upgraded to "Expert" :idea: Jeff, are you listening :?:
by TRC886
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: D5 build continuation advice
Replies: 6
Views: 190

Re: D5 build continuation advice

... it looks like the cleats are just glued (epoxied?) Yes, they are just glued in place, using thickened epoxy. -- I get the feeling that fasteners aren't used in this construction -- so is that the route to take? That is correct, no mechanical fasteners are used in this type of construction. Chec...
by TRC886
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Replacing transom and floor on 1980 MaxiCraft
Replies: 45
Views: 782

Re: Replacing transom and floor on 1980 MaxiCraft

Good to hear from you again, llker :D That's good advice :!:
by TRC886
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question
Replies: 417
Views: 6675

Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

TRC, if your talking about the one with the circle, it is a picture of the hull before cleaning it up (I took several for reference) and it was Tabing left over from transom box. Yeah, that's the one. I thought it looked too thick for tabbing, but I could see that the bottom of the hole was the hul...
by TRC886
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Replacing transom and floor on 1980 MaxiCraft
Replies: 45
Views: 782

Re: Replacing transom and floor on 1980 MaxiCraft

You're using West System. That's good stuff, but you have to watch out for blush :!:

I also saw a jug of polyester resin 8O Around here, polyester is a four letter word :help: You have been warned :lol:




Nice set-up to load your own 8)
by TRC886
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question
Replies: 417
Views: 6675

Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Should wrap up stringers in the next couple days, before moving forward I need some recommendations on the hull stiffeners that were rotted and removed as pictured 4607CC75-AACD-4D4C-98E1-E4D942B1931D.jpeg These pieces 3” wide 3/4 thick when removed were only taped to hull no glue, In your opinion,...
by TRC886
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: DE23- 25
Replies: 11
Views: 1642

Re: DE23- 25

OrangeQuest wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:32 pm
Kids look like they are having fun! Good looking build!
X 2. Very well documented, too!
by TRC886
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: DE23- 25
Replies: 11
Views: 1642

Re: DE23- 25

Hello I have today post some pictures of DE23 on my gallery ( phildim/phildim DE 23) I went after on build threads / boat 23 feet/ DE23 and did not see the link to my gallerie Thank for helping the french guy and i will be happy to have any feed back on the build Thanks a lot phildim@aliceadsl.fr A...