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by DAYTRIP
Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: FS14 Jet Youtube video
Replies: 20
Views: 1950

Re: FS14 Jet Youtube video

Very cool video. Nice job with the boat. Thanks for sharing.

Jim
by DAYTRIP
Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9183

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Chief, I don't think 100 lbs makes any real difference. I am using the tanks for fresh water washdown only. Don't like the salty feeling. Some more pics. Floors in place http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/14945/DSC01006.JPG My nonskid mold. New experiment to see if I can duplicate the factor...
by DAYTRIP
Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9183

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Making some progress. More Photos to follow. This is the epoxy bed that will tie the sole to the stringers and bulkheads. The two big holes in the transome in pic 2 are the dive plateform bolt holes. Over drilled them and am going to fill them with epoxy and miled fiberglass. I have made a couple ha...
by DAYTRIP
Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9183

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Measured, templeted and cut my rear floor panels tonight. Also put the first coat of epoxy on the underside to seal them.

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by DAYTRIP
Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9183

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Joel, The sand was not real wet so it came right out with air. You could really cast any void that you want into the foam. I am ready to get the floor back in this puppy. On another note I did post on Correct Craft Fan.com Joel so hopefully those guys will take a look at this site ==>http://www.corr...
by DAYTRIP
Sun Aug 23, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9183

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Thanks Larry! The one smart idea I come up with every now and again is over balaced by the dump mistakes that I usually make :doh:
by DAYTRIP
Sun Aug 23, 2009 8:24 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9183

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Made some progress this weeked. Pour the foam between the outer stringers and the hull sides. I wanted water to move along the stringer so I used sand to cast in voids. This worked really well. Once the foam was poured in I used air to blow the sand out as well as a hose to get the balance out. http...
by DAYTRIP
Fri Aug 21, 2009 6:59 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9183

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Thanks Guys, the water will be held in the void between stringers and the the bulkheads (not in the stringers themselves). In my case it is for fresh water wash down but could be used for some wake ballasting. It is only about 12 gallons so not enough to do what most do with ballast. I am more conce...
by DAYTRIP
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:47 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 1988 Correct Craft Barefoot Nautique
Replies: 3
Views: 2733

Re: 1988 Correct Craft Barefoot Nautique

I need to post some progress shoots on this but this rebuild was finished about 8 months ago. Diehard Nautique fans won't like it but it is 10 times better than what the factory spit out. Doing a 1989 Ski Nautique now. http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/14945/DSC00950.JPG http://gallery.bate...
by DAYTRIP
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Ski Nautique stringer replacement
Replies: 30
Views: 9183

Re: Ski Nautique stringer replacement

Making some progress. New stringers and bulkheads made of glass. This is the mold I made for the stringers. Two pieces of MDF with gloss mica on both side. Edges rounded over. http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/14945/IMG00031-1.jpg This is after lots of grinding. Stringers are jiged into pla...