Topwaters NV23

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Re: Topwaters NV23

Post by Cracker Larry » Tue Nov 02, 2010 6:35 pm

i can not hang on to the sander for more than two or three hours before my wrist gives out.
Don't worry, after a few weeks of practice you'll be able to go 8 hours straight :lol: The glass looks great 8)


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Re: Topwaters NV23

Post by Cracker Larry » Wed Nov 03, 2010 4:40 pm

I got ya :( I've got some problem areas myself. I don't mind if you drop one of my rods, won't be the first time 8)
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Re: Topwaters NV23

Post by Cracker Larry » Wed Nov 03, 2010 4:41 pm

Time sequence is still weird, my reply was put above your post :doh:
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Re: Topwaters NV23

Post by topwater » Wed Nov 03, 2010 5:00 pm

CL all the practice in the world isnt going to help me my wrist is junk. The two bones in my wrist rub togeather
and the nob at the end of one is half worn through. Spent eight weeks in a cast two years ago after they did a
a tfc repair but it was to late, thats what happens when you wait five years to get it fixed. Now they want to
put in a replacement but told me to wait at least ten years until they get them perfected. I use to be able to hang
on to 7" and 4 1/2 " grinders all day long when i was still working on heavy equipment. Matter of fact when i
come down to boca this year i will have to bring my own fishing pole, every once and awhile my hand will stop
working and i throw the pole over the side 8O . I really dont want to have to buy somebody a new rig.
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Re: Topwaters NV23

Post by topwater » Thu Nov 04, 2010 8:35 am

This whole page is out of sequence, it shows my post at 400 pm i think i posted at around 800 am :?
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Re: Topwaters NV23

Post by Cracker Larry » Thu Nov 04, 2010 9:36 am

Don't worry, the BWM says all is good, it must be our PCs :lol:
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Re: Topwaters NV23

Post by topwater » Thu Nov 18, 2010 1:39 pm

Started to do some work on the skeg
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There is still another 6 ' to add to the end . the wood i was useing is only 10' long.
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Also been working on the patterns for the rub rail, i traced the outline from the hull sides
when they were flat on the floor.
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I am not setting any speed records but i am still plugging along .
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Re: Topwaters NV23

Post by Dougster » Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:42 am

Man that's smart, tracing the rubrail patterns before the panels are stitched up. Sure would have made my struggle with the rails easier.

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Re: Topwaters NV23

Post by Spokaloo » Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:56 am

Purpleheart, excellent choice!

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Re: Topwaters NV23

Post by mecreature » Fri Nov 19, 2010 2:42 pm

looks wonderful. great glass work.

I agree with Dougster, smart move on the rails.. seems obvious watching someone else do it. LOL

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