Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by OrangeQuest » Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:52 am

That looks really nice! is the tape still covering the lights or did you use blue LED strips?


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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by narfi » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:58 am

OrangeQuest wrote:
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That looks really nice! is the tape still covering the lights or did you use blue LED strips?
Neither. Its white light reflecting off of white paint. Not sure why the slightly blue glow, but it is white.

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by narfi » Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:53 pm

Took the weights off the front deck and filled the gaps around the edge and layed fillets for taping it down.
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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by narfi » Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:48 pm

Routed over the rear edge of the front deck to a nice radius for taping and looks. Then taped all sides of the deck down.
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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by Fuzz » Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:59 am

Looking good Narfi. You are getting close now :D

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by Netpackrat » Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:15 am

Looks like it's going to be one of those boats... Even if you guys leave the area, it will be prized by whomever ends up with it, coveted by the others, and no matter who the current owner is, will always be referred to as your boat.

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by narfi » Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:58 pm

Thanks guys :)

Sanded down the edges of the tape and covered the front deck with 6oz cloth.

101f in the tent but apparently still rising.... there are a few areas of bubbles, but with a big flat horizontal surface should be easy enough to sand and fair once cured.
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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by OrangeQuest » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:35 pm

From the picture, other than the white fading it looks like you have it feathered pretty good.

Edit: was 104° at the warehouse today at 1:00 P.M.
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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by narfi » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:43 pm

The white is overspray from painting the compartment underneath before installing the deck.

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Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

Post by narfi » Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:53 am

A little windy, but too nice a day for Landon and a couple of his friends to pass up a chance at the bay.
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The forward gunwale frames were cured enough to remove the clamps but not to sand down.
I did lay out a baton on them though and think the curved line looks pretty good.
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