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by pee wee
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Preliminary Fairing
Replies: 34
Views: 470

Re: Preliminary Fairing

I've heard some guys keep a surform tool at hand for taking down drips, globs and humps. It shaves off the high spots without making dust, similar to the scraper but perhaps requires a little less technique. It's also good for rounding over ply before applying glass.
by pee wee
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Central FL OB15
Replies: 76
Views: 10330

Re: Central FL OB15

Looks textbook good, and neat, too!
by pee wee
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 3129
Views: 151867

Re: Eric's C21

Sounds like big changes going on, but not all bad!

Great to see you moving forward with things, that boat will see water yet. :D
by pee wee
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Help with fairing next step
Replies: 20
Views: 218

Re: Help with fairing next step

If it's above freezing, you can roll the hull outside and douse it with water. Getting good light on a shiny surface will reveal all . . . maybe you don't want that much information!
by pee wee
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: C12 - TL70 - Brazil
Replies: 71
Views: 42664

Re: C12 - TL70 - Brazil

Nice, looks like you're having fun with her!
by pee wee
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C19 in Richmond, VA
Replies: 104
Views: 24947

Re: C19 in Richmond, VA

This is the first part of it. Will glue these together and then cut out to match the template. I think the majority of the shaping will happen by hand. As a longtime woodworker I can appreciate the love of a good setup, but also have come to understand there are times it's much faster and just as g...
by pee wee
Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Tipping not getting out lines.
Replies: 21
Views: 462

Re: Tipping not getting out lines.

Getting the right consistency to the paint is key, and hard to do; nobody can tell you what the perfect mix is because it is different for every set of conditions, and conditions will change during the day, and sometimes conditions don't favor applying paint at all. Your hull is so big that your pai...
by pee wee
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Cape Man's Dory
Replies: 2110
Views: 202644

Re: Cape Man's Dory

Having some blemishes accumulate through use gives a boat character, shows a bit of history. As long as things are not neglected, I say keep on truckin'.
by pee wee
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: SG15 build
Replies: 81
Views: 34863

Re: SG15 build

Looks like the Scilly season has arrived! :lol:
by pee wee
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: FS14_LS
Replies: 81
Views: 26311

Re: FS14_LS

Thrandweel wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:27 pm
Deck is on! Got it faired today then primed tonight just now.
:!: :!:

That was fast!