Texas Flats Boat

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Re: Texas Flats Boat

Post by Jeff » Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:09 am

wwsmith, Nice tool!! Glad you had no problem with the storm. So far, none of our customers/builders seem to have been impacted by Beta!! But still waiting to hear from a few in Galveston!! Jeff



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Re: Texas Flats Boat

Post by wwsmith » Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:07 pm

BB, I didn't get a video, but here are a few photos showing how it looks. Maybe not the best way, but it goes really fast and not much effort. The edges are over-filled enough where there should only be about 10-20% of holes to fill after sanding down this first pass. Then hopefully done. If anyone chooses to try this rather than building a form and filling up to it, it's important to know you can only rake it off once. If you go over it a second time in an attempt to square it up more, the filler becomes more liquid/runny and you lose it all. I put it on with a plastic spreader, then rake it once with the edge tool, and let it set up. We'll see how it looks after sanding.
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Re: Texas Flats Boat

Post by BB Sig » Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:30 pm

Cool trick. Thanks. 8)

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Re: Texas Flats Boat

Post by wwsmith » Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:50 am

Was becoming hard to find the low spots, so put a coat of primer on. Luckily there weren't many, but still a few areas need fairing. Close to finished with this step.
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Re: Texas Flats Boat

Post by Jeff » Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:08 pm

Nice progress wwsmith!!! Jeff

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