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by devinfox
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2
Replies: 221
Views: 19273

Re: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2

“They mix Carbocil with their epoxy and then trowel it on. The glass goes on next. They then use a plastic trowel and scrape any excess paste out from beneath the glass. this is followed by brushing on epoxy followed by another troweling to remove excess. I had some release film that I then applied ...
by devinfox
Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2
Replies: 221
Views: 19273

Re: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2

Or go crazy & extend the hull 3'...make it everything the 31 could have been. I don't mean to hijack, but is this a doable thing? Cut a boat in half somewhere and graft in a section of hull and splice or add new stringers/frames? I have done it with an older jeep to essentially make a scrambler out...
by devinfox
Wed May 17, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Curacao CS 25
Replies: 2450
Views: 248855

Re: Curacao CS 25

Peter, this is an awesome build. Did you stretch the design +3 feet or are you considering the bracket as the extended length? What's your top end with that 300? thanks!
by devinfox
Fri May 12, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Core Materials: Plywood, Foam core and Honeycomb
Topic: foam sandwich
Replies: 9
Views: 897

Re: foam sandwich

Foam could very certainly work. You would want to do some heavy reinforcement, especially at the transom, and presumably along the keel line. I think I priced something like this out at close to $12,000 for a prospective customer recently. Do you ship from Vero? I only ask because my dad lives ther...
by devinfox
Fri May 12, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Core Materials: Plywood, Foam core and Honeycomb
Topic: foam sandwich
Replies: 9
Views: 897

Re: foam sandwich

Thanks for the replies. I am familiar with plywood building, not foam, but how different could it be? Seems like a famous last words type comment :D . I like the idea of having more glass in the hull for puncture resistance, but can anyone guess if there would be any weight gain/loss? 3x the glass a...
by devinfox
Thu May 11, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Core Materials: Plywood, Foam core and Honeycomb
Topic: foam sandwich
Replies: 9
Views: 897

foam sandwich

Would foam sandwich be appropriate for the CS25 design? I am not opposed to marine plywood, but I like the idea of foam for cutting, weight, ease of handling and resale value. Most of all I am wondering about the ability of foam sandwich to conform to the shape intended for the bow flare and the tum...
by devinfox
Wed May 10, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: My cx 25
Replies: 243
Views: 13317

Re: My cx 25

Ugh, that looks like a lot of work and material down the drain. Improper ratios or underlying resin/glass needed at least scuffing. My .02
You are doing nice work there, the hull is coming together beautifully.
by devinfox
Fri May 05, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: CNC CS25
Replies: 2
Views: 434

Re: CNC CS25

I certainly don't want your intellectual property being stolen and I don't want to cause any problems. I will build the boat one way or another and I don't mind building it the way you intended.
Thanks for the reply.

Devin
by devinfox
Thu May 04, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: CNC CS25
Replies: 2
Views: 434

CNC CS25

Hi all. I'm new to the forum and have enjoyed reading quite a few build of the threads here. I built my first boat in high school 20+ years ago, a Nez Perce 13 designed by Ken Swan. I am a carpenter/fabricator and have a shop full of equipment that I would love to put to use building a boat. I have ...