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by topwater
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GF16 Kansas build
Replies: 126
Views: 4293

Re: GF16 Kansas build

Thats the silica it clumps up , just mix the hell out of it. i like to use the blended filler on the first
couple of passes then switch to Quick Fair. The fact that you can mix it differently , thin for filling
weave on flat surface or thicker for vertical works well for me.
by topwater
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Sintes 21 Rebuild
Replies: 1527
Views: 52894

Re: Sintes 21 Rebuild

I think he's gone past his sell by date :wink: happy birthday :!:
by topwater
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: River Belle
Replies: 49
Views: 2718

Re: River Belle

That looks very close to a Great harbor TT 35 . I tried to post a pic but i cant figure it out .
I love Gerr's design nice boat.
by topwater
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: Swift Canoe 16 build
Replies: 17
Views: 246

Re: Swift Canoe 16 build

I cant remember if he glassed both sides or not he was going for lightest weight possible.
by topwater
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Builder's Small Boats
Topic: Swift Canoe 16 build
Replies: 17
Views: 246

Re: Swift Canoe 16 build

How about just glassing the inside and outside of the hull bottom panels with a layer of 12 oz glass .
3/8 " ply with a layer of glass both sides is stronger than 1/2" ply. I would assume it would be the same
for 1/4" ply. Just ask the designer
by topwater
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 941
Views: 22804

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

You are showing your age if you know who Rocky and Bullwinkle are :lol:
by topwater
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Topwaters NV23
Replies: 477
Views: 45489

Re: Topwaters NV23

Tom the transducer location works perfectly no problems and no spray . The purple heat skeg ended up with a warp in it , i don't know why and it was easier to build a new one out of some scrap 1/2" marine ply i had laying around. When i put it on the hull i glassed it with 12 OZ glass. Tom where do ...
by topwater
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: removing miss-mixed fill coat w/blended filler
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: removing miss-mixed fill coat w/blended filler

Acetone and a ton of rags to wipe it off with , not fun but it will come off.
by topwater
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: DE 24ish
Replies: 26
Views: 344

Re: DE 24ish

That brings back memories 8)
by topwater
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Sintes 21 Rebuild
Replies: 1527
Views: 52894

Re: Sintes 21 Rebuild

I am not saying a word :lol: