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by TomTom
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Spray rails that sweep up from the chine
Replies: 1
Views: 4058

Re: Spray rails that sweep up from the chine

I think where your spray rail is acting as a chine rail at the transom - to stop the boat slipping in corners - then it makes sense that it sweeps up towards the bow to act as a spray rail. If that spray rail followed the chine to the bow it would be submerged where it is needed most to deflect the ...
by TomTom
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Airless spray vs roller vs air spray for Primer
Replies: 4
Views: 6136

Airless spray vs roller vs air spray for Primer

I will be using Jotun HB primer - directions say airless spray or roller; I have an air spray machine - what would be the disadvantage of doing it with this?
by TomTom
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C19 Stretch and re-build Progress Report...
Replies: 245
Views: 11906

Re: C19 Stretch and re-build Progress Report...

Yes - its been great - being replaced my Ampreg 30 - its what I can get here. Meant to be more environmentally friendly and less allergic reactions. They also do SP106 which is more suitable for wooden boat building and which is being replaced by Ampro - and its also very nice - but hard for me to g...
by TomTom
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: De25 for offshore?
Replies: 27
Views: 9702

Re: De25 for offshore?

No changes to the prop - u just lift one engine out and put the throttle to the wall on the other one ... I was amazed the first time...
by TomTom
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C19 Stretch and re-build Progress Report...
Replies: 245
Views: 11906

Re: C19 Stretch and re-build Progress Report...

Ampreg 21 by Gurit
by TomTom
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C19 Stretch and re-build Progress Report...
Replies: 245
Views: 11906

Re: C19 Stretch and re-build Progress Report...

Yup - has another layer of biaxial 450 over that section.
by TomTom
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Core Materials: Plywood, Foam core and Honeycomb
Topic: PU 38 ... Anyone used this stuff and does it meet a Boatbuilding spec
Replies: 2
Views: 6380

PU 38 ... Anyone used this stuff and does it meet a Boatbuilding spec

I thought I would start a separate thread for this...which I posted elsewhere ... I recently did an experiment with PU 38 foam ... https://www.amtcomposites.co.za/product ... d-60-rigid My results have me quaking at the knees... I poured a sample in a bag and it weight 165 grams. I then put a hole t...
by TomTom
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C19 Stretch and re-build Progress Report...
Replies: 245
Views: 11906

Re: C19 Stretch and re-build Progress Report...

Yup I am pleased with it ... just too scared to tell the boss that it might have been a little more than 10%!
by TomTom
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: De25 for offshore?
Replies: 27
Views: 9702

Re: De25 for offshore?

Hi Jacques ... I have told Payan to post some more pictures!! ... these are the only ones that I have ... remember he modified the sides quite substantially from the plans ... https://7600230-646359173733290791.preview.editmysite.com/uploads/7/6/0/0/7600230/lion-cub-3_orig.jpg https://7600230-646359...
by TomTom
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Core Materials: Plywood, Foam core and Honeycomb
Topic: Expanding epoxy foam?
Replies: 14
Views: 11444

Re: Expanding epoxy foam?

I recently did an experiment with PU 38 foam ... https://www.amtcomposites.co.za/products/casting-resins-foams/urethane-foams/pu-foam-38-and-60-rigid My results have me quaking at the knees... I poured a sample in a bag and it weight 165 grams. I then put a hole through it, threaded a string through...