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by Mbiggerstaff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2
Replies: 221
Views: 22408

Re: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2

Got the hard top started and some of the first step fairing done yesterday.
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by Mbiggerstaff
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2
Replies: 221
Views: 22408

Re: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2

Got the hard top started and some of the first step fairing done yesterday.
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by Mbiggerstaff
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2
Replies: 221
Views: 22408

Re: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2

Saturday was a glassing day. Almost got all of it done but ran out of resin. Have a friend who works at one of the big boat builders in Wancheese. He shared with me how they lay their glass so I gave it a try. They mix Carbocil with their epoxy and then trowel it on. The glass goes on next. They the...
by Mbiggerstaff
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2
Replies: 221
Views: 22408

Re: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2

I have a 1” radius so the glass will lay down nicely. I have already done under the gunnels. Cut strips of glass in about 2 ft sections, got it good and wet and applied. Very messy. Had to wash my hair with acetone! The green material is 1/4 “ dicinycell. It is scored so it makes the turn easily. Ha...
by Mbiggerstaff
Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2
Replies: 221
Views: 22408

Re: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2

Yes. Got the edges routed yesterday. Will get to that after Christmas
by Mbiggerstaff
Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2
Replies: 221
Views: 22408

Re: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2

yes Jeff. The other is a 26 Carolina Boat.
by Mbiggerstaff
Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: 28 Bertram Project boat with tandem trailer
Replies: 27
Views: 1209

Re: 28 Bertram Project boat with tandem trailer

very tempting but a long way off. wonder what it would cost to have it pulled to north carolina?
by Mbiggerstaff
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2
Replies: 221
Views: 22408

Re: 28 Bertram Restoration Boat 2

It'd been a while since my last post. The recovery from Florence is almost complete and I have been able to get back to work on the boat a little. Most of the major construction is done now it is time to glass, fair, sand and then do it all again. Here are some pix from today. http://gallery.bateau2...