Vg20 finally underway

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by new to sail » Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:27 pm

Back at it again. Not always easy to find the time to work on the project like I want to. But I am almost done with the keel and want to finish the boat itself.
I melted the lead to fill the compartments and the weight should be around 400 lbs. right now. Once I get the tape and all the other layers of glass on, I will be able to finish with the additional 150 lbs.

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by new to sail » Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:49 am

More progress and a deeper respect for you guys who are perfectionists.
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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by peter-curacao » Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:55 am

new to sail wrote:More progress and a deeper respect for you guys who are perfectionists.
Looks like you are quite the perfectionist yourself, man that all looks great! 8)

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by new to sail » Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:16 pm

Thanks Peter,
It was builds like yours that keeps me going

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by new to sail » Thu May 07, 2015 12:36 pm

I have finally got back in gear and got some pictures taken. Had a few setbacks, health and finance, but plan to continue slow but sure.
Painted inside the cockpit seat lockers before gluing down the seat backs.Image
Got a couple of layers of fairing compound applied and sanded.
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Added a wedge to cockpit seat for the traveler to bolt to.
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Planning on finishing the cockpit area with paint. Except for the seat backs which I hope to varnish.
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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by jacquesmm » Thu May 07, 2015 1:02 pm

Looks good and glad to see that you restarted the project.
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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by ks8 » Fri May 08, 2015 1:04 am

I had forgotten about this one. Just looking at that keel hurts my back :lol: , but she is looking clean and good. :D

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by new to sail » Wed Jul 22, 2015 10:59 am

Another round of primer.
Ugh...ran out of primer
I guess while I wait for more I will start working on the companionway hatch

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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by terrulian » Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:25 pm

Great progress, very nice work.
I like those big coaming boxes and don't know why I don't see them on more boats. You'll need drain holes in them, right?
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Re: Vg20 finally underway

Post by ks8 » Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:49 pm

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