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by vta
Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: modification nv23
Replies: 1
Views: 299

modification nv23

question about modifying the nv 23, (went through all the threads, didn't see this one) would like to know possibility of making the nv23, a 24'er, by lengthening the forward cabin 1' , and also raising the cockpit deck 1-2",s, by making frames and stringers this much larger in height. if this could...
by vta
Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: varnish over epoxy?
Replies: 0
Views: 271

varnish over epoxy?

hauled my c19 for some upgrades. one of the projects is to build a stern (mahogany) bench seat. the finish so far has been several coats of low viscosity epoxy. question is- can i coat over with varnish, traditional or uv polyurethane varnish.

thx, vta
by vta
Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: varnish over epoxy?
Replies: 4
Views: 746

varnish over epoxy?

hauled my c19 for some upgrades. one of the projects is to build a stern (mahogany) bench seat. the finish so far has been several coats of low viscosity epoxy. question is- can i coat over with varnish, traditional or uv polyurethane varnish.

thx, vta
by vta
Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: varnish over epoxy?
Replies: 0
Views: 265

varnish over epoxy?

hauled my c19 for some upgrades. one of the projects is to build a stern (mahogany) bench seat. the finish so far has been several coats of low viscosity epoxy. question is- can i coat over with varnish, traditional or uv polyurethane varnish.

thx, vta
by vta
Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:40 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: cx19...grounding wire, fuel fittings
Replies: 13
Views: 1981

noti; i don't have any pictures, but i could take some. i not practiced to put on the internet, but i'm sure i could figure it out (with help). right now the boat is in a tight position to take some good pictures...i plan to launch her though, in about two weeks or so +/-. i'll try to remember to ta...
by vta
Thu Dec 11, 2008 5:12 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: cx19...grounding wire, fuel fittings
Replies: 13
Views: 1981

hey reddog;

thx for the lead on dialectic grease and tuff gel.

this is exactly what i was looking for.

thank you everyone for your input....vta
by vta
Mon Nov 24, 2008 10:05 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: cx19...grounding wire, fuel fittings
Replies: 13
Views: 1981

thank you all;

one thing that is not clear to me, or did i miss something?

the part about running copper wire to an alum. tank for a ground (or bond) and using a brass/plastic fitting to the tank for fuel. i have always been of the understanding you cannot have copper and aluminum together.

vta
by vta
Sat Nov 22, 2008 9:41 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: cx19...grounding wire, fuel fittings
Replies: 13
Views: 1981

cx19...grounding wire, fuel fittings

setting up aluminum fuel tank in typical recommended location, gas fuel. i've been asking around locally about grounding wire and fuel fittings and have been getting alot of differing opinions about copper grounding wire and brass/plastic fuel fittings and also thread(pipe) dope/tape. some say i don...
by vta
Sun Dec 02, 2007 10:35 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: cx19, inside hull- keel&chine seams
Replies: 1
Views: 467

cx19, inside hull- keel&chine seams

getting ready to glass the inside of hull. there are some places along the keel and chines where the panels touch -just at the edges. i'm wondering if i need to ream these areas out first, before filleting and glassing...as similar to "hard spots" between stringer&frames/hull.
by vta
Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: cx 19, while on the subj. of motorwells...transoms, drainage
Replies: 8
Views: 1134

thx for the feed back. i did not want to cut scuppers, especially direct, thru the topsides, primarily because the sole is not too much higher than the water line, and thus did not want water backfilling on deck. after reading your comments, i WILL cut in scuppers, most likely thru the aft compartme...