Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by TomW1 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:18 am

narfi wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:44 pm

Is time and blush the only concerns with cooler slower cure times?
If it takes 2-3 days till I can work on it, is there any structural concerns?
No there are no are no structural concerns Narfi as the epoxy will eventually cure, you will have to go with a mechanical bond instead of a chemical bond but that is pretty much what you would have had to do in AK any way. With the blush do not sand it first, wash it off first and then sand it to get a good mechanical bond.

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by bigyellowtractor » Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:11 am

narfi wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:23 pm
Cant afford insulation, and cant afford heating without insulation.
You wouldn't need much to keep some heat in Narfi. Something as simple as a tent that you drape or move over your bench/boat when you've done for the day would do it. A couple of hoop or triangle frames made out of 2x2, some long "ridge" poles and then drape with thin polythene. Cover that with some cheap packing blankets, old bed quilts, etc and you'd only need a tiny bit of heat; maybe an electric tube heater https://www.tlc-direct.co.uk/Main_Index ... r_Heaters/ to significantly raise the temperature.

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by Netpackrat » Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:54 am

Jaysen wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:35 pm
It could be cheaper to move someplace with better weather too..

A hurricane might kill you if you are unlucky... that cold ... I'll take my hurricane thank you very much.
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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by Jaysen » Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:13 am

Those are all Florida (and appear to be the SAME HOUSE). Just don't go to Florida and it's safe!

Ok... maybe just safe-er

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by cape man » Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:34 am

What about an electric blanket? You can cover the boat with a plastic sheet and then the blanket, or 2.
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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by Jaysen » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:23 am

cape man wrote:
Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:34 am
What about an electric blanket? You can cover the boat with a plastic sheet and then the blanket, or 2.
Now that's a good idea!

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by pee wee » Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:27 am

With a small tent over the boat, a lightbulb (or two or three) may generate enough heat to make a big difference- that's what we'd do for concrete pours when it threatened to go below freezing.
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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by Fuzz » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:59 pm

They have the right idea. Visqueen over the top and a light bulb under will work for a long time. I am sure you have seen a hundred watt bulb keep a well house from freezing all winter. Make sure the bulb is below your work, heat rises you know :D

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Post by bateau-webmaster » Sat Sep 30, 2017 2:47 pm

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by narfi » Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:33 pm

bateau-webmaster wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 2:47 pm
Coming right along! Added to build threads page. 8)
Thanks :)
Though my finished HC14 build thread is probably more deserving than this thread at this point.

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