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by PMac62
Fri Oct 09, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: wegcagle GV15
Replies: 45
Views: 17440

Re: wegcagle GV15

The "missing man" video is slick. I was thinking that you were gonna hop on the bow of your remote control cruiser. :D Great job!
by PMac62
Thu Oct 08, 2015 1:34 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: TJ's V10
Replies: 509
Views: 46740

Re: TJ's V10

TJ - You'll have to slap on the macro lens because from where I'm sitting the lines look really, really, good.
by PMac62
Tue Oct 06, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: FL12 Starting
Replies: 7
Views: 1757

Re: FL12 Starting

An unfinished boat and she said "YES". All other boat builds should be down hill from here :D
by PMac62
Sun Oct 04, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: wegcagle's GV-15
Replies: 704
Views: 70103

Re: wegcagle's GV-15

I have yet to break in a boat motor. My Evinrude Light Twin was broken in before I was born! I do have experience with motorcycles, autos, and chainsaws. Motorcycles and chainsaws have been broken down to verify results of this break-in method. I have no reason to tear down my big block at the momen...
by PMac62
Sun Oct 04, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: TJ's V10
Replies: 509
Views: 46740

Re: TJ's V10

Looks terrific! I've always planned on some bright work on my build but this confirms it. The taping and painting on the seat area looks detailed and really draws my eye. No one will ever mistake this as a box store buy.

Congrats!
by PMac62
Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: RCCS FS 18
Replies: 29
Views: 2994

Re: RCCS FS 18

Are the pieces of PVC in the bow to maintain a specific shape that you wanted?
by PMac62
Fri Sep 25, 2015 1:34 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS14 -2 week (+11 month build).... Done and spashed
Replies: 164
Views: 13759

Re: FS14 not so 2 week build anymore

I really like your modifications (stringer mods, floor, etc) and they seem well thought out. I will plan for drainage and chase tubes. I hope to start my build in a month. I'm going to hold off on the chase tubes until a have a motor in hand. I'm looking for Yamaha power. If I could get some decent ...
by PMac62
Wed Sep 23, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Core Materials: Plywood, Foam core and Honeycomb
Topic: Gv11 materials question
Replies: 9
Views: 1286

Re: Gv11 materials question

I found this on the Patriot Timber website. They sell SurePly:

Question: Is SurePly® plywood underlayment warranted for Marine Grade applications?
Answer: No. SurePly® plywood underlayment panels are made with exterior glue but the panel is not made to Marine Grade plywood specifications.
by PMac62
Wed Sep 23, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: FS14 Launched on 9/19
Replies: 5
Views: 2158

Re: FS14 Launched on 9/19

Looks terrific. Well done.
by PMac62
Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: TJ's V10
Replies: 509
Views: 46740

Re: TJ's V10

Having finished cars and trucks I have come to this exact same result. In the shop things look fine. And in natural light...OMG :oops: . To achieve perfect results requires an artist and engineer. I'm neither.