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by Dougster
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Jeffs FS14 LS
Replies: 21
Views: 1066

Re: Jeffs FS14 LS

If memory serves me right, I dealt with that gap on the LB22 by planing it flat. I used a power plane and it took no time at all. Filling it with goop before glassing over it seems good too..

Dougster
by Dougster
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Builders' Tips, Tools, and Tricks of the trade
Topic: Check out these clamps
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Re: Check out these clamps

Tool candy! And they look very cool! Wish I had a use for 'em now so I could justify getting a few.

Dougster
by Dougster
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Central FL OB15
Replies: 52
Views: 5349

Re: Central FL OB15

I've had trouble with the tape sticking and pulling threads of glass off. Am I using the wrong kind of tape :doh:

Dougster
by Dougster
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Wet on wet
Replies: 30
Views: 2674

Re: Wet on wet

600 hours... :help: :help:
by Dougster
Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Floor Cleats
Replies: 16
Views: 1169

Re: Floor Cleats

Yes, that's what I see. You're clamping the cleats to the side panels. I mostly use the vertical wood strips flush against the cleat to hold it on the up/down axis. Then more to hold it against the hull or more often spring in some horizontal strips to push the cleat against the hull. Sounds more co...
by Dougster
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: LM18 LS RC
Replies: 611
Views: 39800

Re: LM18 LS RC

That's cheaper than I thought it would be. Very nice to have it custom made to just the right specs.

Dougster
by Dougster
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Wet on wet
Replies: 30
Views: 2674

Re: Wet on wet

I used some peel ply on the LB22 and found it difficult to do big surfaces by myself. Kept getting wrinkles. Still, it did make fairing a bit easier I guess. Re blush, I don't see why we have to fool with it. I've gone through maybe 15 gallons of slow marinepoxy and half as much Silvertip and never ...
by Dougster
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: MI12 (McInnis Bateau) Build Update
Replies: 13
Views: 6696

Re: MI12 (McInnis Bateau) Build Update

Beautiful build! I've always like the look of that design. Sure hope you get pics of launch day.

Dougster
by Dougster
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Floor Cleats
Replies: 16
Views: 1169

Re: Floor Cleats

I do it like Cbuf's pic. Looks like more trouble than it is. I've tried the hot glue trick.

Dougster
by Dougster
Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Corsair 13 Power version tested
Replies: 30
Views: 7954

Re: Corsair 13 Power version tested

Great to see you follow up. Welcome back aboard. It was moving to read Cracker Larry's typically honest and supportive post from all those years ago.

Dougster