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by David516
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 42141

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

OK thanks everybody for the advice! Much appreciated !!! now it’s back to work!
by David516
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 42141

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

Thank you Reid! That clears things up, However, the more I think about it when I put the upper Sides on I am going to have to tape the corner and there is no fiberglass sheet to put over the tape, So then once that tape is wet out I know there will be an overlap in resin. That’s going to have to be ...
by David516
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 42141

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

I also like to use the orbital sander but i used 220 grit it really smooths out the hull give the 220 grit a try i think u will be surprised how much smoother it will be over the 80 grit I agree. I do have 220 grit for the orbital sander and also the flexible sanding board. I wanted to wait until I...
by David516
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 42141

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

Salty you are absolutely correct fairing sucks !!! I do think I found a technique that helps me get the faring even. I have been using a flexible sanding board with 40 grit to do the shaping and fix my mistakes and I finish with the random orbital sander 80 grit Just to make sure everything is smoot...
by David516
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: D5 Build
Replies: 156
Views: 54510

Re: D5 Build

Those hatches look beautiful!
by David516
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 in the bayou
Replies: 497
Views: 69721

Re: C17 in the bayou

I’ve been off for a few days but I see you’re making amazing progress! You really do excellent and fast work ! I wish you were my next-door neighbor !!!! Looks beautiful. Love the rod holders. Was thinking of something like that . Of course mine will have to be a shorter version because I have the t...
by David516
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 42141

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

https://forums.bateau2.com/app.php/gallery/image/5427/source Had to stop work for three or four days to get some necessary things done however I started again two days ago. The advice I received to build up the area with wood flower is excellent I started on the other side, that’s the left side and...
by David516
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 42141

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

Told you it never ends but when you start to feel like dat you're really at the finish line with fairing dust in ya eyes thats why you can't see your almost done :lol: looking smooth tho You are 100% correct ! I’m glad the fronts done tonight I try to finish the rest. Once I get to the other side i...
by David516
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 42141

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

Thanks Jeff !
by David516
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 in the bayou
Replies: 497
Views: 69721

Re: C17 in the bayou

Yes once the hull is turned over there is a lil bit of flex so i put the strap on for peace of mind it help big time but you dont really



That is a great idea! I’m going to do that way when I finally flip mine.