FS17 Build

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Re: FS17 Build

Post by Fuzz » Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:52 pm

Looking good. Nice art work :lol:



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Re: FS17 Build

Post by Parkrat » Tue Dec 13, 2016 1:23 pm

I think I was high on the fumes.

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Re: FS17 Build

Post by Parkrat » Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:38 pm

I went and bought some 60 grit paper. Started sanding today.. took a lunch break. Is this what I have to look forward to?
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Re: FS17 Build

Post by Jeff » Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:43 pm

Yes, the better you sand the better the finished boat will be!! Happy holidays, Jeff

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Re: FS17 Build

Post by glossieblack » Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:12 pm

You don't need to sand much before you glass the tape and wide fabric on. You only need to knock off high spots. :D
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Re: FS17 Build

Post by Parkrat » Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:44 pm

I got a little crazy when I stitched it up so my seams are pretty much a mountain range. :lol:

Got a lot better once I started rounding the edges. That's actually fun.

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Re: FS17 Build

Post by Parkrat » Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:53 pm

Sanding is coming along nicely. The 60 grit works well.
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Re: FS17 Build

Post by jacquesmm » Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:00 pm

Beautiful! You are such perfectionists, that's why I do not post picture of the boats I build!
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Re: FS17 Build

Post by Jeff » Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:22 pm

Parkrat, very nice work!!! Happy holidays, Jeff

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Re: FS17 Build

Post by Parkrat » Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:39 pm

jacquesmm wrote:Beautiful! You are such perfectionists, that's why I do not post picture of the boats I build!
That's not fair! You gotta post pics.

Thanks... :lol: I just think I've read too many build threads and seen too many pictures. Amazing the talent on this forum. It's the first think I look at in the morning.

So.. when I sand over the fiberglass splices should I just do it enough so the sheen goes away? I used to have nightmares about normal stuff... like teeth falling out. Now I have nightmares about fairing 8O
Jeff wrote:Parkrat, very nice work!!! Happy holidays, Jeff
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