Project TW28

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Project TW28

Post by colinhart » Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:38 pm

Following a really good suggestion I will post stuff under this subject from now on thanks Colin



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Re: Project TW28

Post by Uncle D » Wed Mar 23, 2011 12:20 pm

Like Tom said in your outer thread, Go back to the first page and edit the title if you'd like to continue with whats been posted.

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Re: Project TW28

Post by colinhart » Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:45 pm

Tried editing but no effect,So will stick to this thread in furture. Glued and taped the panels today feels good. Celebrating with a nice glass of Merlot.
Start on fixing the keel next. Scary how quickly the level of the barrel of epoxy goes down

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Re: Project TW28

Post by Knottybuoyz » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:46 pm

colinhart wrote:Glued and taped the panels today feels good. Celebrating with a nice glass of Merlot.
Start on fixing the keel next. Scary how quickly the level of the barrel of epoxy goes down
A barrel? A big barrel? How much do you think it'll take to get it all taped & glued?
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Re: Project TW28

Post by TomW » Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:32 pm

Did you change the subject to Re: Project TW28. That is the important one to change. And will be the only one acknowleded by the system.
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Re: Project TW28

Post by colinhart » Thu Mar 24, 2011 3:18 am

Yes I did change it but it only changed the first one.
Re the amount of epoxy I am using the West system epoxy and I bought the 225kg drum. Its an absolute b****ch to move but its getting lighter all the time.

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Re: Project TW28

Post by TomW » Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:23 pm

Look forward to the rest of your build here Colin. Sorry it didn't work like it should have. Bummer. Oh well. Build on and we'll see the TW28 come together here. Have fun
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Re: Project TW28

Post by colinhart » Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:12 pm

I have taped and epoxyed the bottom panels to the sides. I then cut the ties holding the two bottom panels together. This caused them to spring apart towards the bow lifting them off the frames about 3-4 inches on the first three e.g B a small amount and C, D a greater amount. The keel line looks fair when viewed along it and the curve it makes is quite a pleasing one. Does it matter if the panels do not touch if the shape is symetrical both sides and has no dips in it. I suppose the keel sides may not touch all the way along but this could be filled. What do you think Guys did you have the same problem? :help:

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Re: Project TW28

Post by vla » Sat Mar 26, 2011 2:49 pm

colinhart wrote:I have taped and epoxyed the bottom panels to the sides. I then cut the ties holding the two bottom panels together. This caused them to spring apart towards the bow lifting them off the frames about 3-4 inches on the first three e.g B a small amount and C, D a greater amount. The keel line looks fair when viewed along it and the curve it makes is quite a pleasing one. Does it matter if the panels do not touch if the shape is symetrical both sides and has no dips in it. I suppose the keel sides may not touch all the way along but this could be filled. What do you think Guys did you have the same problem? :help:
Colin,

Could you send some pictures, so I have a clear picture of your problem?

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Re: Project TW28

Post by TheBroomside » Sat Mar 26, 2011 3:54 pm

Colin wrote:lifting them off the frames about 3-4 inches on the first three e.g B a small amount and C, D a greater amount
Colin,

3 - 4 inches and more, it does seem a lot to me. Fair curves are the most important, but if I understand your message correctly, there will be large gaps between the keel panels and the bottom panel. You can deal with that, no problem, but I would ty to avoid this. Would it be possible to keep the bottom panels tied together until the keel panels are mounted?

I do not remember having a similar problem, I have always been amazed how well the panels dit fit the mold.
Some pictures would indeed help.

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