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by TomW1
Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Sintes 21 Rebuild
Replies: 1355
Views: 42391

Re: Sintes 21 Rebuild

Well said Fuzz those guys were like the 3 Musketeers. Always fishing together even when there wasn't a Bateau meet. I miss Larry because he and I had a few good times on his GF16 and talking about his builds and regulations and props.

Tom
by TomW1
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: High Tide 1503 Limber hole / foam fill ???
Replies: 29
Views: 497

Re: High Tide 1503 Limber hole / foam fill ???

Exactly Fuzz the new foams are closed cell and do not accept oil, gas, water, etc. About the only thing I have found to clean it up is acetone. :D :lol: :lol:

Tom
by TomW1
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Osmotic blisters
Replies: 17
Views: 244

Re: Osmotic blisters

Fallguy how big an area is this covering I don't like this at all. I have worked on all kind of restorations while I lived in Cleveland and Boston it was my relief from in a high powered corporate job. First thing I would do is pop those bubbles and see if there is any moisture under them. Next sand...
by TomW1
Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Sintes 21 Rebuild
Replies: 1355
Views: 42391

Re: Sintes 21 Rebuild

Very nice. :D
by TomW1
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Trailer for a LM18
Replies: 26
Views: 483

Re: Trailer for a LM18

Capt UB you need to have the transom supported by the bunks. Also the bow roller will support the bow back of the pulley and upright so you will need to allow some space for it. So I measured my tongue from ball to the upright and it is 3'. So you have some room to move the pulley and bow roller fo...
by TomW1
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Builder Meets and Get Togethers
Topic: 2018 Southeastern Boat Builders Meet
Replies: 48
Views: 2171

Re: 2018 Southeastern Boat Builders Meet

Ken enjoy the time you have with your wife. COPD is not pleasant. I have first stage and have a CPAP machine I use at night. Fifty years smoking and I finally quit 3 years ago. Probably to late. Well praying for you guys and hoping your move will be fruitful with your family

Tom
by TomW1
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: High Tide 1503 Limber hole / foam fill ???
Replies: 29
Views: 497

Re: High Tide 1503 Limber hole / foam fill ???

Stick with the plans.

Tom
by TomW1
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Trailer for a LM18
Replies: 26
Views: 483

Re: Trailer for a LM18

Capt UB you need to have the transom supported by the bunks. Also the bow roller will support the bow back of the pulley and upright so you will need to allow some space for it. So I measured my tongue from ball to the upright and it is 3'. So you have some room to move the pulley and bow roller fo...
by TomW1
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 3132
Views: 160416

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

GB it looks like your diesel and transmission is in line is working fine. :D I would start totally over with the electrically motor. The electrical motor has a lot of thrust that will pull against the shaft. If the pulleys are not lined up perfectly and have a anti-thrust bearing in place it will no...
by TomW1
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: Sintes 21 Rebuild
Replies: 1355
Views: 42391

Re: Sintes 21 Rebuild

Now that looks better Fuzz.

Tom