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by NOTHING ELSE MATTERS
Sun Sep 08, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Another 18 Privateer rebuild
Replies: 66
Views: 8814

Re: Another 18 Privateer rebuild

Yes, mat side goes inwards, to finish the front of the 1708 you can use CSM or 6oz finished cloth.
by NOTHING ELSE MATTERS
Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 1981 FORMULA F233 RESTORATION
Replies: 323
Views: 12444

Re: 1981 FORMULA F233 RESTORATION

Came back from Greece last week and i am so lazy to do ANY work, including my money making work, oh well......., going fishing in a few hours, that will cheer me up :D
by NOTHING ELSE MATTERS
Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Fitz 21 CC Transom Stringer Sole R&R
Replies: 576
Views: 65507

Re: Fitz 21 CC Transom Stringer Sole R&R

That is just about where i am. I'll try to post pictures tonight. I was away for a few weeks to Greece and had so much fun that i don't want to go back to my regular work or working on the boat, i got spoiled. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Yours looks great BTW.
by NOTHING ELSE MATTERS
Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Fitz 21 CC Transom Stringer Sole R&R
Replies: 576
Views: 65507

Re: Fitz 21 CC Transom Stringer Sole R&R

OK, here is the ratio. This ratio is by WEIGHT.

3 parts phenolic micro balloons, 1 part silica and 1 part glass bubbles.
by NOTHING ELSE MATTERS
Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Fitz 21 CC Transom Stringer Sole R&R
Replies: 576
Views: 65507

Re: Fitz 21 CC Transom Stringer Sole R&R

As far as spreader goes i like those plastic ones because you throw them away after use but for final spreading i use a flexible stainless spatula same as the ones you use for plaster. Much better results than the plastic ones. To fair the seams you can make your own putty using epoxy resin, hardene...
by NOTHING ELSE MATTERS
Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: dynamics of sinking a boat!
Replies: 7
Views: 637

Re: dynamics of sinking a boat!

Normally capsizes and floats belly up.
by NOTHING ELSE MATTERS
Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:51 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: New d-15 resin/cloth failure
Replies: 9
Views: 663

Re: New d-15 resin/cloth failure

2:1 By volume NOT weight.
Example: 4 oz. of the clear (resin) and 2 oz. of the colored one(hardener).
by NOTHING ELSE MATTERS
Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Another 18 Privateer rebuild
Replies: 66
Views: 8814

Re: Another 18 Privateer rebuild

Where did you get your plywood? If marine meranti i hope from Roberts plywood. As far as the foam, the more the better. I have in mine 5280 lbs worth of buoyancy, i feel safer that way. I applied my foam right before i installed the floor, any excess that went above the stringers i saw it down and u...