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by piperdown
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: Eastern NC SK-14
Replies: 40
Views: 642

Re: Eastern NC SK-14

Moving right along! :D Can't tell you on the SK14 or what others have done on theirs. On my GF16 I ran the glass all the way to the top of the rub rail. If I had to do it over again I'd stop just under the rub rail. I'd still glass over the rub rail but at a later stage and with light cloth instead ...
by piperdown
Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GF16 Kansas build
Replies: 127
Views: 4351

Re: GF16 Kansas build

I think I need an old flour sifter for the fairing mix. Glued up the second sets of boards for the splash rail. It will cure overnight and then both will be ready to install. Shaped the first runner, lots of hand sanding to round the ends and smooth out where I used the wrong router bit. Will have m...
by piperdown
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GF16 Kansas build
Replies: 127
Views: 4351

Re: GF16 Kansas build

Thanks Top!

I mixed it thin this time. Went back and reread CL's GF18 thread on the fairing part and he said thin to fill the weave at first, then a bit thicker for the next couple of rounds, just like you said.

Happy Easter all!
by piperdown
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GF16 Kansas build
Replies: 127
Views: 4351

Re: GF16 Kansas build

Forgot to mention...that fairing compound BBC sells is some odd stuff. Is it supposed to be more blended together? There was chunks of "white stuff" that when I pinched it, crumbled. Had to stir and stir and stir some more to get it into a consistency I could use. Maybe it's just first timer syndrom...
by piperdown
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GF16 Kansas build
Replies: 127
Views: 4351

Re: GF16 Kansas build

Thanks Gents. Puttered around the house and yard today. My oldest mowed the yard and I ended up raking up some leaves. Straightened the garage up just a tiny little bit (really not much). Added the first panel of Rubbermaid's fast track system, eventually I'll have another 7 panels. Went out to lunc...
by piperdown
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Woods Skoota 32DM
Replies: 813
Views: 27733

Re: Woods Skoota 32DM

Thanks for the explanation :D
by piperdown
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GF16 Kansas build
Replies: 127
Views: 4351

Re: GF16 Kansas build

Thanks Fuzz. Her and her older brother, Bud, who turned 95 3 weeks ago, are the only 2 left out of 7 siblings. One older brother was killed in a car crash in the early 70's and her younger sister passed away from colitis complications in her early 60's. Other wise they all lived into their 80's and ...
by piperdown
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Saw a deal on Nomex Honeycomb
Replies: 2
Views: 52

Re: Saw a deal on Nomex Honeycomb

I couldn't find it on the bbc site for a price compare, but it is less than half the price off of aircraft spruce. Figured I would share the link in case anyone was needing some. biggest bulk of it is 20 full sheets of 1/4" with 1/8" cells https://www.homebuiltairplanes.com/forums/threads/nomex-hon...
by piperdown
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Eric's C21
Replies: 2844
Views: 93956

Re: Eric's C21

Thoughts and prayers from one Eric to another!
Please check Capt Bob's post about Defense stuff. A lot of that stuff is not easy to pass specs on but I bet you wouldn't have any issues.
Hang tight and know that God has his reasons even if we don't always understand.
by piperdown
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Woods Skoota 32DM
Replies: 813
Views: 27733

Re: Woods Skoota 32DM

Dan, at least I think your first name is Dan (?). How do you go about curing the hulls? Space heater or something in the cargo container with a temp monitor? Or will it get hot enough with just the cargo container sealed up? How much strength does the curing add?