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by DAYTRIP
Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 1971 MAKO REBUILD
Replies: 4
Views: 822

Re: 1971 MAKO REBUILD

What do you think Joel, 1/2" plywood stringers? it has 1/2" in there now so just duplicate?
by DAYTRIP
Thu Jul 15, 2010 10:59 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 1971 MAKO REBUILD
Replies: 4
Views: 822

1971 MAKO REBUILD

Found my next project, just what I needed. This is a 1971 mako CC that I atually was given. I found it on craigslist and made the 4 hr trip to pick it up. The guy who gave it away was a really nice guy and knew it had a broken stringer. Well as it turns out 4 of the 5 stringers are broken. I took it...
by DAYTRIP
Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9171

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Joel,

I flipped the ski nautique over so I can do the graphite on the bottom. What epoxy do you recommend? Any tips on the application?
by DAYTRIP
Mon Oct 05, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9171

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Sitandfish, That is the post thanks.

Larry, thanks for the spelling help.

Peter, I'll do a more of step by step tonight on the process.

Thanks Guys
by DAYTRIP
Mon Oct 05, 2009 4:14 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Question for Jaques on marine transmission
Replies: 1
Views: 232

Re: Question for Jaques on marine transmission

Jaques, don't know if you can give me any guidance on this.
by DAYTRIP
Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:28 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Question for Jaques on marine transmission
Replies: 1
Views: 232

Question for Jaques on marine transmission

Jaques, I am trying to buy an new engine and transmission for the ski nautique I am re-doing. These boats came with a 1.25:1 down angle tranny originally. I haver an opportunity to buy a 1.5:1 tranny but I am trying ot figure out what beyound the prop I would need to plan on. Also what it would do t...
by DAYTRIP
Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9171

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Peter, So far it has worked out well. I followed Jaques advice from a post a couple years ago. I did not wind up doing it like the photo above. Instead I took a piece of melameen (2'x4') and sprayed it down with PVA. I then rolled gelcoat on it (went with polyester for speed and cost). I layed up tw...
by DAYTRIP
Sun Sep 20, 2009 8:39 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9171

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Got the front sole in place today. Getting there slowly but surely.

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by DAYTRIP
Sat Sep 19, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9171

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Getting the front sole ready to install. Layed out the front seat locations and marked the hole locations on the swivel pedastools. I then used the technique Joel schooled me on. I drilled 1" holes at each mount loactions thru the floor. I then filled the holes with thickened epoxy (milled fiber wit...
by DAYTRIP
Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:26 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9171

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Did some more on the boat this weekend. Getting the front sole ready to install. Foamed in the the battery box, air ducts and rigging chases. The duct is 3" dia. reinforced plastic pipe that I bought from a company that sells it for dust collect or fume venting. This is the place if anyone is intere...