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by Yhandy
Tue Oct 28, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Thomas 19' 1992
Replies: 55
Views: 5372

Re: Thomas 19' 1992

Thanks. . . . Not really, I just don't sleep much 8O

http://gallery.bateau2.com/displayimage.php?pid=54827

It floats. Tried fishin but in the 80s here and a not a great tide for what I had time to try.

She's back in the shop. Gonna attempt a rub rail install tonight
by Yhandy
Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Thomas 19' 1992
Replies: 55
Views: 5372

Re: Thomas 19' 1992

Painted, Kiwi Grip on new gunwales/sole and a little rigging http://gallery.bateau2.com/displayimage.php?pid=54782 The trash in the new bilge area takes away from the pic but I was out of gas and it was not in the way http://gallery.bateau2.com/displayimage.php?pid=54784 I still need to touch up som...
by Yhandy
Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Thomas 19' 1992
Replies: 55
Views: 5372

Re: Thomas 19' 1992

I widened the gunwales from 2/12" to about 8", wider at the front but I did not follow the sole footprint because I felt that I needed the seat at the bow. 3rd coat of primer done and will sand and start painting as soon as I can The Plan is to have a Striper on board before November but the boys ar...
by Yhandy
Sat Oct 11, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Thomas 19' 1992
Replies: 55
Views: 5372

Re: Thomas 19' 1992

Thank you, but it's the photography. Inside of 5' my lack of expertise is apparent.
I am learning a lot and the projects on the site are inspiring me to invest some extra time and effort.
Any credit belongs to the folks on here that have helped me out, along with the reasonable cost of supplies
by Yhandy
Sat Oct 11, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Thomas 19' 1992
Replies: 55
Views: 5372

Re: Thomas 19' 1992

This paint is not bad. It dries a little fast so the overlaps didn't pull together that well and can definitely see the tipping strokes. Looking at some of the work done on this site makes it hard to let any imperfections go unaddressed. Shines tutorial on 2 part poly paint boosted my expectations. ...
by Yhandy
Wed Oct 08, 2014 11:42 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Thomas 19' 1992
Replies: 55
Views: 5372

Re: Thomas 19' 1992

Ok, thanks. I started sanding the entire hull early. ( watched the lunar eclipse through the back of the shop) I pulled it outside, hit it with the leaf blower and scrubbed it down with soap and water. I rinsed it well, dried it and left it in the sunshine while I went to work. When I got home I saw...
by Yhandy
Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:53 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Thomas 19' 1992
Replies: 55
Views: 5372

Re: Thomas 19' 1992

That work has all been done.
I used Marinepoxy with fast hardener to repair the bottom. Daytime temps in the 70's . . 50's at nite

How long should I wait for the epoxy to cure before I can paint the bottom ?
Is the procedure to just rough it up, then clean and paint ?
by Yhandy
Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Thomas 19' 1992
Replies: 55
Views: 5372

Re: Thomas 19' 1992

I see what you mean. That's what I will do. Thanks