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by 1479wayne
Fri Dec 24, 2010 7:54 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: butt block size
Replies: 3
Views: 773

butt block size

I am building a 12 foot long by four foot wide john boat out of 1/4 inch plywood. How thick and wide should my butt block size be?


Thanks for your help
by 1479wayne
Sat Dec 04, 2010 6:46 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: outside boat building
Replies: 4
Views: 949

outside boat building

Can you build a small 12 foot wooden boat outside useing system 3 if you keep the boat covered with a tarp to allow the epoxy to dry and to keep the dew off of it ?
by 1479wayne
Tue Nov 30, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: seven year old epoxy
Replies: 1
Views: 331

seven year old epoxy

My seven year old system three epoxy worked just like it came from the factory. I heated it up as Shine instructed made up two seperate batches. I tested them out today at work they did great. Thanks for all your help Now its off to build a boat
by 1479wayne
Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Amine Blush
Replies: 8
Views: 1036

Amine Blush

what is a amine blush ? will it affect anything ? What will happen if you don't rinse it off ?
by 1479wayne
Wed Nov 24, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: cold weather building
Replies: 3
Views: 427

cold weather building

I am going to use system three # 1 fast hardner to expoxy my boat togeather. Should my heat fail and the temperture were to fall below 35 degrees say to around 25 degrees. What will happen to my epoxy joints ? will they harden later or will I have to start over

Thanks Wayne
by 1479wayne
Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: epoxy
Replies: 1
Views: 341

epoxy

I heat my work shop with propane gas will this type heat have any effect on system 3 epoxy?
by 1479wayne
Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: stich and glue
Replies: 5
Views: 1006

stich and glue

what do you do with the plastic pull ties? Do they pull out after the glue has hardened?
by 1479wayne
Mon Nov 22, 2010 4:16 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: old epoxy and hardner
Replies: 6
Views: 711

old epoxy and hardner

I have some system three epoxy and hardner that is seven years old will it still be good ?