FS14_LS

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Re: FS14_LS

Post by Thrandweel » Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:02 pm

Theres no label on it. But it came with the whole kit. I was just making sure I was on the right track with the mixing.
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Re: FS14_LS

Post by Fuzz » Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:31 pm

Is it purple? If so it must be the BBC mix. If so I run it through a kitchen strainer to break up any small clumps before mixing. I like using it for the first few passes.

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Re: FS14_LS

Post by Thrandweel » Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:16 pm

Yeah I guess it's a dark purple I hadn't looked that hard at it.

Also I have a gallon of epoxy left and it seems like I'll need 2 gallons to finish. Should the 3 gallons be enough to do everything on this boat. It's going fast.
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Re: FS14_LS

Post by BB Sig » Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:03 pm

It's amazing what else you can use epoxy for. I see something broken and in my head I say "Epoxy would fix that." Never hurts to over buy... :lol:

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Re: FS14_LS

Post by Thrandweel » Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:42 pm

So yeah pretty sure I went way overboard with the epoxy on the bottom. But hey you live and learn... cant hurt to have it thicker just need to pick up a gallon or 2 more. 😭💸💸💸
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Re: FS14_LS

Post by jacquesmm » Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:09 pm

Yes, that's the fairing mix.
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Re: FS14_LS

Post by Fuzz » Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:36 pm

Do not worry about using extra epoxy, it is normal for 90% of all builders. I think only an experienced builder with a weight goal will use what is listed in the bill of materials. We all seem to do the "little extra here and there thing" and it all adds up :wink:

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Re: FS14_LS

Post by Thrandweel » Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:34 pm

Alright 8 hours of sanding later and we have the bottom looking good. If I ever build another one I'll definitely spend more time getting the fairing smoother before it dries.
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Re: FS14_LS

Post by Jeff » Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:17 am

Nice progress!!! Jeff

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Re: FS14_LS

Post by Thrandweel » Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:08 pm

Not much more progress. Just sanding and sanding. Should have the rub rails on tomorrow though. Which will mix it up a bit.

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