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by David516
Tue Jul 30, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 41831

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

Ahh ! Now I understand! I did not know that material existed. I think that is very interesting and I’ll tell you what I was thinking first of all since I was planning on this one to make it white or light blue pretty much to blend with the sky when we’re fishing the area we go in that seems to make ...
by David516
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 41831

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

I wasn’t planning on putting graphite or anything on the bottom other than once everything is fair on the entire boat I was going to do five coats of epoxy resin before I started to prime the hull. I read something on System Three’s website. They said it’s very strong resin and could actually be use...
by David516
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 41831

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

https://forums.bateau2.com/app.php/gallery/image/5320/source Was able to put two more coats of wood flower mix On the port side depression today. I’m very pleased with the progress I think it’s saved me a lot of fairing mix. It’s hard to see from the above two pictures but pretty much the larger de...
by David516
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 41831

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

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by David516
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 41831

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

https://forums.bateau2.com/app.php/gallery/image/5318/source I started working on the depressions at the centerline tonight on the port side. I must say Salty was right, if feels like this will never end! But I know it will I got all the fairing from Friday night sanded and did approximately 300 g ...
by David516
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 41831

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

Couldn’t work today I had to cut and trim about an acre of lawn.
Going to start in the morning 👍
by David516
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 41831

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

That’s what I use 80 grit. In some places where I felt it was too smooth even with the 80 grit it very lightly scratched it with a 36 grit on an automotive sanding board a friend lent me. But I just made very light marks I didn’t dig into the epoxy of course. That seems to work really well in gettin...
by David516
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 41831

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

Salty I don’t know how you do it but you said exactly what I was thinking. This is never going to end! But I know you’re right I’m going to keep at it and I can absolutely safely say I’m sure I won’t mind doing such repairs in the future existing bolts but at this size level definitely I can say I h...
by David516
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: C-17 Our first Build !
Replies: 364
Views: 41831

Re: C-17 Our first Build !

Thank you guys I will be doing some more this afternoon and I definitely will be doing a really small batches ha ha !!! I’ll post more pictures when I get some visible progress made here. I was able to cut down the ridges formed at the edge of the trowel with my surform which helped me ultimately ne...
by David516
Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 in the bayou
Replies: 495
Views: 68695

Re: C17 in the bayou

Salty, that color is amazing! Very nice!
I like the design on the transom also!
Excellent !