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by fallguy1000
Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:16 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: I'm frustrated with wet-out
Replies: 30
Views: 2614

Re: I'm frustrated with wet-out

By the way, if you use a 3" roller and cutdown the 9" rollers, avoid using the chopsaw. I have about 300 times, well thousands really more experience using a chopsaw than most guys posting here and even I am going to take pee wee's advice and use a hacksaw. It is very scary cutting down roller cover...
by fallguy1000
Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:11 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: I'm frustrated with wet-out
Replies: 30
Views: 2614

Re: I'm frustrated with wet-out

We recently repaired the deck on my brother's sailboat using Raka. (hope this doesn't violate forum rules) I had a lot of problems with the Raka being just too thick. It was low viscosity resin and slow. The wet out went fine. I use the bulldozer approach - biggest areas first. Never worry about any...
by fallguy1000
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Windward 15
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Re: Windward 15

We finished rebuilding the decks on Friday. SUMMARY OF THE WORK The decks were refitted using the old pieces for patterns, then faired with the rubrails removed. The hull edges were a bit rotten, they were well soaked in cpes and we used some two part rot doctor product to fill in the areas removed ...
by fallguy1000
Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:49 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help
Replies: 163
Views: 27509

Re: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help

CPES is clear penetrating epoxy sealer - two part - smells like nasty bananas - very viscous - runny as hell I actually have no problem with you filling in the transom bottom the way you did. I don't think the boat is worth doing it much differently. If you plan to put some glass over it all, even b...
by fallguy1000
Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help
Replies: 163
Views: 27509

Re: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help

Do you think 12 oz will take angles well enough Fred?

I still want to know what all the black areas are... even in the very last picture he shows, there is black areas on the hull bottom inside.
by fallguy1000
Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:07 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help
Replies: 163
Views: 27509

Re: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help

Your picture posted Monday, September 12 at 9:21 pm shows something black underneath the fiberglass (toward the top of the photo). And in your transom photo, it looks like the hole in the transom shows some type of core? I didn't think they were doing that in 1959, but I don't know for sure. Perhaps...
by fallguy1000
Sat Sep 24, 2016 1:44 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help
Replies: 163
Views: 27509

Re: Lake and Sea or Lake and Sink, i'm going to need help

Black wood is rotten wood. I, for one, would not touch that boat. When you are all done with it, the most you are going to get for it with engine and trailer is about $1500 here in MN at least. The transom needs removal of all the black wood, but it would be wiser to just remove all the wood and do ...
by fallguy1000
Sun Aug 21, 2016 1:24 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Windward 15
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Re: Windward 15

Well, the best laid plans.... Turns out the decks are a little thick, so the rubrails had to come off. And it was a good thing.. The builder used a variety of screws on them, black phosphate thin necked, galvanized and now rusted to he.., and two stainless. Had to pry the darn thing off. So, just on...
by fallguy1000
Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Windward 15
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Windward 15

My brother has a Windward 15. The boat has a deck issue. Basically, the boat is a plywood on frame construction. I removed the decks and the boat is built with a coaming all around the inside and a gunnel on the outsides. The deck was attached and bedded well with 5200 around the coaming and was nai...