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by Reid
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine
Replies: 227
Views: 27131

Re: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine

Hey Everyone, Just a quick update before the weekend. I was able to get my decks cut out dry fit. (I did not cut hatches yet). Once I get the hatches cut I will assemble the deck pieces with a fiberglass splice and a butt block and then install the entire deck as one piece. Have a good weekend! -Rei...
by Reid
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Cape Man's Dory
Replies: 2179
Views: 209167

Re: Cape Man's Dory

Cape Man,

It is not on the color chart but EMC does have a "Hi Gloss Clear". If you click on the Top Coat Base, select Quart, Gallon, or Spray Can and then select it from the drop down.

Let me know if you have any questions.
-Reid
by Reid
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: LM 18 in Summerville, SC
Replies: 25
Views: 700

Re: LM 18 in Summerville, SC

Andrew,
The piece that is in question is the butt block for the sole. The sole is in two pieces I believe and the butt block will attach at the seam and be on the bottom side of the sole.
-Reid
by Reid
Fri Mar 13, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: OB 15
Replies: 264
Views: 41067

Re: OB 15

Ruben,
The OB looks really nice! You all did a great job! I am hoping I get to see it in person at the Builder's Meet.

-Reid
by Reid
Fri Mar 13, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine
Replies: 227
Views: 27131

Re: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine

Looks great! I think you are going to meet the deadline. :wink: Just a suggestion, I put a small limber hole in the lower edge of each support to keep the water flowing back. AA, My original thought was to put a limber hole in the bottom corner but since I decided to cut back the gunwale tops and t...
by Reid
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine
Replies: 227
Views: 27131

Re: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine

Hey Everyone, I put another cote of epoxy on all of the gunwale supports. The plan is to leave the supports as bright work (except for the front edge which will be painted). Here are a few photos of the progress. -Reid I did a quick dry fit to make sure they all fit and were aligned properly. FS18 G...
by Reid
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine
Replies: 227
Views: 27131

Re: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine

Bogieman wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:48 am
Nice!
Thanks Bogie!
by Reid
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine
Replies: 227
Views: 27131

Re: FS18 Straight Sheer, Round Chine

When I use a zip lock bag for pipping bag I also "kneed" , squeeze my material and keep it moving around, in the bag so I can extend it's use time. If you feel it to start warming up you best be moving faster and mix less next time. Your gunwale ribs looking good Reid. Thanks for the input OrangeQu...
by Reid
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Balsa core repair
Replies: 9
Views: 287

Re: Balsa core repair

bklake, I can't speak to being class compliant, however, there are several avenues you can go down to replace the decking. First, you are correct that Epoxy is mechanically stronger that polyester. I would recommend making repairs in Epoxy, your friend will end up with a better product. I would reco...
by Reid
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Builder Meets and Get Togethers
Topic: Ft. Myers Florida Sportsman Expo
Replies: 1
Views: 195

Ft. Myers Florida Sportsman Expo

Hey Everyone. Jeff and I will be in Ft. Myers this weekend for the Florida Sportsman Expo. Please stop by our Boat Builder Central tent and say hello! Here are the dates/times for the show: Saturday, March 14 9am-5pm Sunday, March 15 10am - 4pm Tickets are $8 per Adult, kids under 12 are free with a...