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by terrulian
Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 917
Views: 47720

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

Quite an operation.
What damage was there when you "dinged" the boat?
by terrulian
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 373
Views: 8398

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

I'm wondering if you can take a dog or other pet
Jaysen, this would add to the weight of food and water necessary for nine months. With no watermaker, the supply of this essential liquid is not a trivial problem. Doubtless they all have catchment systems.
by terrulian
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: System 3 Yacht Primer thickening
Replies: 30
Views: 706

Re: System 3 Yacht Primer thickening

Thanks, Gib. Below is a photo of my Catalina 22, on which the gelcoat was tired, marred, and worn. Here I didn't use an undercoat of S3, I just sanded and then applied Brightside on top of the gelcoat with the same method described above. Having spent so many hours finding the right technique on my ...
by terrulian
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: System 3 Yacht Primer thickening
Replies: 30
Views: 706

Re: System 3 Yacht Primer thickening

I think I got that from Hamilton Marine or Jamestown Distributors, but I don't seem to be able to locate the kit I bought and the ones I found were very expensive. The rope is an insert that comes with the rub rail. Pictured online it was white, and at first when I got it, I thought it looked silly ...
by terrulian
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD 14 KIELGE
Replies: 917
Views: 47720

Re: AD 14 KIELGE

Boy, my first thought was, Karl launched his boat! But then I saw it was yellow and thought ????
Karl, no way you're going to capsize that boat getting into it.
by terrulian
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: System 3 Yacht Primer thickening
Replies: 30
Views: 706

Re: System 3 Yacht Primer thickening

Gib, I spent a huge amount of time reading, watching videos, and mostly fairing, painting, varnishing, and sanding. I can't say I ever achieved the level I was hoping for but it was an interesting process. Here is a tediously long description: With any finishing job, as you know, the preparation is ...
by terrulian
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 373
Views: 8398

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

It appears we've hijacked this thread...so I'll start a new one on the Golden Globe Race. I thought I had done that awhile back but I can't find it.
by terrulian
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 373
Views: 8398

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

Here is a very knowledgeable discussion of the race participants so far along with some learned observations about headsail furling and windvanes, just posted an hour ago:
https://www.facebook.com/goldengloberac ... 565615164/
by terrulian
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 373
Views: 8398

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

Nice article on the Golden Globe Race, present and past:
https://www.outsideonline.com/2325796/g ... cebookpost