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by sunkShips
Mon Jun 04, 2007 4:58 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Avanti Transom Repair and More
Replies: 208
Views: 34085

crasea, The Paint Paddle you used to stir your Epoxy. How did you clean it?
by sunkShips
Mon Jun 04, 2007 4:26 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Transom Strength
Replies: 193
Views: 28727

Thanks crasea, I have read about that. I was planning on using some 2 Liter Soda Bottles and a few Water Jugs I have. Thanks for the Reminder. MadRus, Pity....I do...maybe :lol: , my wife and I recently had our first and BOY is it "Fun" to get up every 2 hours to feed him, but thankfully my wife no ...
by sunkShips
Mon Jun 04, 2007 2:42 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Transom Strength
Replies: 193
Views: 28727

:o MadRus, its great to hear from you again, the little one must be keeping you up all night..... Thanks for the complements. I was about to email Shine, Jacques and Yourself about the Epoxy and the Glue steps. Glad to hear that I can still get a good bond on the somewhat cured/dried Epoxy. I will b...
by sunkShips
Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Transom Strength
Replies: 193
Views: 28727

that's what I would do. Quickly before the epoxy you have put on cures much more. It is no longer Tacky! It was applied about 10 hours ago. It will have been drying for about 24 hours by the time I get back to it, is that ok? I started on it last night around 7pm and should be able to get back to i...
by sunkShips
Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:35 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Avanti Transom Repair and More
Replies: 208
Views: 34085

That looks great crasea, your doing a great job on your rebuild. Im sure it will be a better/stronger boat by the time you finish it. Cant wait to see.
by sunkShips
Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:32 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Transom Strength
Replies: 193
Views: 28727

Thanks TomW. I checked my wood this morning and it looks great, the Epoxy took well, it is nice and smooth. There were a few burs on the surface, I guess some dust or bugs got on there while it was drying. OH, since it is now mostly dried, and I havent Glued the Two pieces together. Do I need to do ...
by sunkShips
Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:49 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Transom Strength
Replies: 193
Views: 28727

Ok, so I risked Life and Limb and was able to Epoxy Coat both pieces of the Transom today. Monday I am going to try to Glue them together. http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/18063/normal_supplies.jpg Critical Supplies http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/18063/normal_transom_one.jpg Fi...
by sunkShips
Sun Jun 03, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Transom Strength
Replies: 193
Views: 28727

thx chrisobee, that is the answer I was looking for. I just did a test batch of Epoxy Fillet(Peanut Butter Consisicety) OH BOY it that hard to mix. Anyone have any Tricks?

I know cesera mentioned using a Paint Paddle for the Epoxy itself, but the Fillet is way think and hard to stir.........
by sunkShips
Sun Jun 03, 2007 1:56 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Transom Strength
Replies: 193
Views: 28727

Ok, Today I am planning on Epoxing the Transom and then Glueing it together. Do I need to wait a Day or so for the Epoxy to completely Cure before I put on the Glue and Bond the two pieces?
by sunkShips
Sat Jun 02, 2007 12:45 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Transom Strength
Replies: 193
Views: 28727

Pics for You! Hey MadRus the boat is a 1977 Bomber. Boy 30 years, if my new transom lasts half that long, that would be an accoplishment. http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/18063/normal_bomb_lpipe.jpg My Boat http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/18063/normal_bomber_boat.jpg http://gall...