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Post by MadRus » Mon Apr 02, 2007 3:57 pm

It's looking great. Nice job on the bow seam. I never can get a very good line where my panels meet. Don't know why, just impatient I think. Yours looks increadible.



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Post by mecreature » Mon Apr 02, 2007 4:26 pm

thanks Madrus,

I hope it stays looking good.

I have probably spent too much time going over things again and again before the next step. I figure its good practice. I was going to do wet on wet but time just isnt there to keep going.

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Post by jaygee » Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:35 pm

I was looking at the pix of your boat, which looks very good, and I saw your fairing board. How do you keep the sand paper on the board? I need one of those too!

Thanx

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Post by mecreature » Thu Apr 05, 2007 10:15 am

I have not used it much but it works good.

I just use standard sheets (cut to fit) and 3M adhesive on both surfaces. Let dry to a tack and stick um together. I got the 3M 99.. the 3M 77 would work though. I also cut several outdoor carpet pieces with the rubber back to go inbetween the board and the paper... just a bit of give so you dont have hard board on your ply.

thinner board would probably work better.

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Post by mecreature » Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:55 pm

I got the outside glassed. it got down to 18 degrees but with 6 100 watt bulbs and a space heater it was hard in the morning. I had to work it more then I wanted but got alot of air out. the back over it and filled the weave pretty good.

Lesson learned.. get help putting down the big sheets of fabric. It would have made life easier. but all in all it seems to be good..

Now for a quick round of sanding and filp over to do some more of the inside.

I am slowly getting all my accessories together.

I will update pics shortly.

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Post by mecreature » Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:23 pm

a few pics..




looks to be a great weekend here in april..


I hope to get a round of sanding the whole inside and some c??k??^??e seats..

Everything is glassed on the outside and weave is filled. Looks better up close then it does in the pic.
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after cure a bit too much epoxy in spots but it will keep me out of the fabric when I sand.
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Now for finish on inside and then filp back over and finish outside.

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Post by timoub007 » Sat Apr 21, 2007 9:09 pm

Looks pretty good in the pics, so it must look great in person.

Tim

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Post by mecreature » Mon Apr 23, 2007 11:06 am

I finally got to take the IndianRiverSkiff out side and do some sanding.

I got the whole inside sanded and all the rough edges KO'd.

I also got the seat tops cut out and dry fitted.. taking shape..

will post pics later.

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Post by mecreature » Tue Apr 24, 2007 12:32 pm

A few pics of seat tops roughed in.

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Post by TomW » Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:02 pm

Looking nice!

Tom
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