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by rabid mullet
Mon Aug 21, 2006 11:24 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Painting over graphite
Replies: 5
Views: 972

Hmmmm...don't know what to say to that other than you like buying sand paper..I don't! When a disc loses aggressive cutting power I throw it in a box and use it later when I only need to scuff something.Why play around, use 24 or 36 and sand it all off and start over again...yeah :doh: I apologize f...
by rabid mullet
Sun Aug 20, 2006 6:59 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Painting over graphite
Replies: 5
Views: 972

I used 1/2 lb. to 48 oz. resin.....worked great...no waste on xf 20...but
had to strain it to get slick results...flowed out very well....planning on
scuffing it with a box of used 80 I have and anti foul paint(epoxy base)
by rabid mullet
Sat Aug 19, 2006 9:57 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 TRANSOM QUESTION?
Replies: 13
Views: 1995

3 laminations 1/2" + 2 1708 each side = 2 inches + knees...raised the stringer height to clear tunnel and scuppers...self bailing.. and here's a freebie about the graphite..if you don't want it looking likes ma's gravy on your boat...you need to run it through a fine screen before applying it....a p...
by rabid mullet
Sun Aug 06, 2006 2:20 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XFS21 latest performance info
Replies: 32
Views: 5823

yeah that's about right.....I've used cup before and double cup... about 200 rpm for single cup and 400 for double...another thing I've have not heard considered here is taking a larger diameter wheel and clipping it....a bigger wheel clipped has more blade surface than a smaller wheel at the same d...
by rabid mullet
Wed Aug 02, 2006 10:13 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XFS21 latest performance info
Replies: 32
Views: 5823

procrastination....I was just on Yamaha site and they claim to have
what they call high thrust prop for the 50,60,80's...says 70% more
thrust than standard prop....maybe only for their high thrust series..
was a little vague to me...maybe just too much acetone at daylight
Check it out.........
by rabid mullet
Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:56 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XFS21 latest performance info
Replies: 32
Views: 5823

Thanks....I'll give em a call.....really like that finish....
hmmm....5 days fairing...man oh man...3 layers of 1708
on bottom, wrapped staggered around the chine....my own fault..
lot of work getting a dead flat bottom and slick sides for paint..
ok,back to hangin 10 on the long board 8O
by rabid mullet
Wed Aug 02, 2006 8:10 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XFS21 latest performance info
Replies: 32
Views: 5823

Sticky ..that would be Costa Rica.....and did I mention fairing sucks? Gary...Can't give you any info on tunnel as boat not completed yet but will be glad to compare notes once it is finished, although I am not so concerned about speed in shallow water.I just wanted a boat I could get on the shallow...
by rabid mullet
Mon Jul 31, 2006 10:51 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Why the pictures of the Aquaspray?
Replies: 52
Views: 7780

For what it is worth, I think this is a good demo project for Bateau. There are a lot of people that enjoy restoring boats and there are a lot of people that choose to restore because they just can't afford to buy a new one. I would be particularly interested in any comments/suggestions for weight ...
by rabid mullet
Fri Jul 28, 2006 12:58 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XFS21 latest performance info
Replies: 32
Views: 5823

went to the Dyco site today and could not find safety deck anywhere on it,
although it says site still under construction, so maybe it will pop up in a day
or ?
by rabid mullet
Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:24 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XFS21 latest performance info
Replies: 32
Views: 5823

thank you............