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by Netpackrat
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD14 - Ciulnita
Replies: 41
Views: 651

Re: AD14 - Ciulnita

I guess I'm the contrarian here. other than "do it right" I don't see what the issues could possibly be with cable clamps. This is not a high performance boat with oversized sails. Using cable clamps is inexpensive, easy to source, and easy to setup/repair. What am I missing? Nicopress is slightly ...
by Netpackrat
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD14 - Ciulnita
Replies: 41
Views: 651

Re: AD14 - Ciulnita

If it's possible to get where you are,you might consider getting a basic nicopress kit so you can swage your rigging instead of using the cable clamps.

https://www.sailrite.com/Swage-It-Rigging-Kit
by Netpackrat
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Woods Skoota 32DM
Replies: 1099
Views: 56444

Re: Woods Skoota 32DM

Yeah, I could see where wiring and systems could get interesting.
by Netpackrat
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Woods Skoota 32DM
Replies: 1099
Views: 56444

Re: Woods Skoota 32DM

Fuzz wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:00 pm
I can see keeping the hulls upright while getting those exact fit cross beams installed being a lot of fun :help:
I bet getting it apart is worse.
by Netpackrat
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Finished Boats
Topic: FS12 Oct 2019 Chris
Replies: 6
Views: 204

Re: FS12 Oct 2019 Chris

Nice recovery, looks great.
by Netpackrat
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: SG15 build
Replies: 47
Views: 8640

Re: SG15 build

Nice. Good call covering up the XJS.
by Netpackrat
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD14 - Ciulnita
Replies: 41
Views: 651

Re: AD14 - Ciulnita

Nice.
by Netpackrat
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 1461
Views: 54184

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

Just figure in a few years she will probably need some work anyway, and then it may be time to strip, touch up the fairing, and re-paint. At the rate you work that would probably take all of a couple weeks.
by Netpackrat
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: GV10 Stop and Start Project
Replies: 162
Views: 20749

Re: GV10 Stop and Start Project

I have read of using compressed air to check for leaks in aluminum boat welding. You slowly run a blow nozzle down the welded joint, while another person checks the other side for bubbles with water using a spray nozzle or low volume flow from a hose.
by Netpackrat
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Barrier coats
Replies: 13
Views: 194

Re: Barrier coats

I saw the coats of neat epoxy post fairing recommended on a homebuit aircraft group as a means of eliminating pinholes. The epoxy will flow into them rather than bridging as additional fairing compound might do.