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by Explorer 19TV
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Texas Flats Boat
Replies: 23
Views: 5945

Re: Texas Flats Boat

Are you going to do a keyslot transom?

Reason for asking make sure you measure and have turning clearance for the pressure plate,
by Explorer 19TV
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Texas Flats Boat
Replies: 23
Views: 5945

Re: Texas Flats Boat

Looking at the frames, what are the notches on the deck side for?

X this question read back and figured out you building in your raised forward deck.
by Explorer 19TV
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Texas Flats Boat
Replies: 23
Views: 5945

Re: Texas Flats Boat

Looking good smith, looking forward to seeing your progress. I also agree on laminated layers for strength, I have taken two boats apart and found separating but joints.... layers are always better i.e. stringers, rub rail, transom ect. If I needed 3/4 thickness it's two layers of 3/8 and so on.
by Explorer 19TV
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: One Off Scooter Boat Build
Replies: 126
Views: 7525

Re: One Off Scooter Boat Build

Motor and rigging has been started and near complete. Will post up pics soon.
by Explorer 19TV
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: One Off Scooter Boat Build
Replies: 126
Views: 7525

Re: One Off Scooter Boat Build

Here ya go!
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by Explorer 19TV
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: One Off Scooter Boat Build
Replies: 126
Views: 7525

Re: One Off Scooter Boat Build

Sorry it's been so long so here she is, I decided to go with Awlgrip seafoam on the hull sides and I mixed my own color for the deck 1 part seam foam to 3 parts aqua mist. All the aluminum work, poling platform, cooler rack leaning post and trim will be black. I will also be doing step stones if you...
by Explorer 19TV
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: One Off Scooter Boat Build
Replies: 126
Views: 7525

Re: One Off Scooter Boat Build

What dimension did you end up going with on the sides? Hoping to build something similar but can’t settle on a height. Would like for it to sit pretty low. Hey Smith, hope you got my reply to your PM. In my opinion it would depend on your tunnel dimension, my boat is not by any plans however I did ...
by Explorer 19TV
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Painting aluminum
Replies: 20
Views: 6857

Painting aluminum

Would really like to get some input on painting aluminum and it sticking :doh: On the scooter I would like to paint all the aluminum such as, lean post, grabrails cooler racks ect. I am fabricating them myself but I have never been successful at making paint stay. Thanks for your help. I've tried so...
by Explorer 19TV
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: One Off Scooter Boat Build
Replies: 126
Views: 7525

Re: One Off Scooter Boat Build

I'll try to find the deck framing process I used lol they are floating in the cloud somewhere :doh: I trashed my old phone so I lost alot of stuff. I got the told you so for ot backing up my phone as I should. :doh:
by Explorer 19TV
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: One Off Scooter Boat Build
Replies: 126
Views: 7525

Re: One Off Scooter Boat Build

Front view shows raised casting platform, hole cut outside are for LED lights for running at night. The front platform also has storage. 15928317817316135544412777783035.jpg I will build a cooler rack to go on raised platform in front of console. To conserve space I will also build a fold down foot ...