Reefie's LB26

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Re: Reefie's LB26

Post by OrangeQuest » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:04 am

Unbelievable craftsmanship! So a flip is in the near future!!! Can hardly wait to see the other side!


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Re: Reefie's LB26

Post by Eric1 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:44 am

Very Nice Reefie! :D

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Re: Reefie's LB26

Post by Fuzz » Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:46 pm

I am sure taking the time to get the glass all laid out and in place to start with is a huge help. Your work is so clean I believe you will reap a huge reward when doing the fairing.

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Re: Reefie's LB26

Post by fallguy1000 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:05 pm

Things sure look great Reefie.

Have you been doing any prefairing or filling at the overlaps or just sanding?
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Re: Reefie's LB26

Post by reefie » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:56 am

Thanks Jeff, piperdown, OrangeQuest, Eric, Fuzz and Fallguy.

I have the Starboard side all prepped for glassing tomorrow :D

Piperdown we have fruit orchards and are just about to commence our harvest. There is also all the weed control, fertilizing, irrigating etc... that comes with the warming weather. I too have my kids helping out during the harvest - mind you they get paid pretty well so they have a fairly good intensive :wink:


fallguy1000 wrote:
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Have you been doing any prefairing or filling at the overlaps or just sanding?

Staggering the overlaps as per the plans and sanding to feather the edges for a smooth transition.


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Re: Reefie's LB26

Post by fallguy1000 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:14 pm

Pay close attention to that line friends. Staggering is part of the magic.
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Re: Reefie's LB26

Post by reefie » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:04 am

Well today marks a significant milestone for me - the external hull laminations are complete!!!!!! YIPPEEEEEEE :D

By my crude calculations I have laid on approx 110 kg (242 pounds) each of glass and epoxy 8O 8O 8O


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Re: Reefie's LB26

Post by cape man » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:06 am

Beautiful. Just beautiful.
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Re: Reefie's LB26

Post by glossieblack » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:35 am

Stunning. 8)
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Re: Reefie's LB26

Post by Eric1 » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:55 am

Congratulations! Big step!! :D

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