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Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2007 12:30 pm
by mecreature
At 8 below zero the last 2 mornings. and single digits for a month now it seems nothing is getting done except alot of pondering. I knew it would be this way but man I am ready for March.

I have been using the time to draw out the longitudinal cockpit sides, seat tops and thinking about the electric and gas lines.. as well as drainage.

Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 10:24 am
by mecreature
longitudinal cockpit sides


Everything is fitted dry. I would like to see more of an even gap all around but I am not too sure I really need it perfect.

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Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 10:35 am
by FLYonWALL9
That thing is looking sweet :wink:

Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:11 am
by ks8
...what he said... 8)

Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:37 am
by mecreature
thanks guys..

I am surprised that it is taking shape much better then I thought it would.

I have monday and tuesday off next week. shhhh I have not told the wife yet.. I know she will surely have a list of to do stuff if I do.

Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:24 pm
by gk108
Very nice.
I was happy with the way mine all fell into place, too. You'll be able to get a lot of filleting and taping done in two days.

Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:42 am
by mecreature
I wont get the whole 2 days.

Now they are saying we will be luck to hit 30..

I am tryin to get the schedule set so I dont glue anything down before I should.

Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2007 12:48 pm
by mecreature
I got some filleting and taping done.

everything on the inside exept the seat half frame to the longitudinal seat frames.. I need tape there.

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mid frame fillet to bottom



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Mid frame to side

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transom to side.. I would have liked it all to wet out this well..

now for a couple final touches on the inside all of an hour or so and then I can flip this burger and get going on the bottom.. maybe I can have all the material on by the end of the month.. fingers crossed.

Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2007 9:08 am
by ks8
Looks permanent to me... 8)

Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2007 11:30 am
by mecreature
Its amazing how solid it is already.

I will have to order more epoxy and biax. I used biax where I should have use woven in spots. I wanted more anyway.. LOL