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by vantuinen1
Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 22ft MacGregor rebuild
Replies: 46
Views: 4668

Re: 22ft MacGregor rebuild

It's been awhile since I've posted but that's not do to lack of work or progress. I made a few different length longboards and got started sanding. We first faired the gelcoat; http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l149/vantuinen1/e628a143.png http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l149/vantuinen1/f93956e8.p...
by vantuinen1
Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Epoxy options w/ kits
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: Epoxy options w/ kits

That's perfect. Thanks
by vantuinen1
Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:32 am
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Epoxy options w/ kits
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: Epoxy options w/ kits

What is the additional costs above the kit price of I go with SilverTip?
by vantuinen1
Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Questions before purchasing the plans and announcements..
Topic: Epoxy options w/ kits
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Epoxy options w/ kits

Can you substitute System Three epoxy on the epoxy/fiberglass kits? If so, what would be the price difference on the FS17 kit?
by vantuinen1
Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Wood Boat Show 2011 - we will participate in family bo
Replies: 32
Views: 4629

Re: Wood Boat Show 2011 - we will participate in family bo

Who all is going to the boat show in Mystic? I am flying out from Austin and would love to meet some of you guys.
by vantuinen1
Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 22ft MacGregor rebuild
Replies: 46
Views: 4668

Re: 22ft MacGregor rebuild

Hey Jim. Glad to see you join the club!
by vantuinen1
Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 22ft MacGregor rebuild
Replies: 46
Views: 4668

Re: 22ft MacGregor rebuild

It seems spring has sprung here in central Texas. That means more hunny-do's and less boat work. http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l149/vantuinen1/0801a258.png Installed some party lights, http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l149/vantuinen1/cd2aa1d2.png And, started building a stone fire pit. These ha...
by vantuinen1
Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:55 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 22ft MacGregor rebuild
Replies: 46
Views: 4668

Re: 22ft MacGregor rebuild

For spider cracks, I would grind back the individual lines with a dremel tool just to get a wider footprint for the epoxy/primer to bite into.....I think if you just spray over the top, you may cover the crack, but never really fill it and bite...JMO! I will do that. Sounds like cheap insurance to ...
by vantuinen1
Mon Feb 21, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 22ft MacGregor rebuild
Replies: 46
Views: 4668

Re: 22ft MacGregor rebuild

jacquesmm wrote:Joel is at the Miami Boat Show today, I will help with the repair questions.

Cracks: should be filled either with Quickfair or with System 3 paint primer.

Do I have to grind back the crack, or is it acceptable to fain/prime right over it?
by vantuinen1
Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:46 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 22ft MacGregor rebuild
Replies: 46
Views: 4668

Re: 22ft MacGregor rebuild

NOTHING ELSE MATTERS wrote:What did you use exactly as a mix to fill the holes?
The holes were filled with thickened epoxy.