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    bigd14

    New Engine Panel Fabrication Part III

    This time I used thickened epoxy on all the edges and let the first course cure before adding the reinforcing layers of biax. This turned out way better with much fewer voids.


    Try #2

    I...

    bigd14 Today 08:26 AM
    bigd14

    New Engine Panel Fabrication Part II

    Once the mold was built up, I added thickened epoxy fillets, then coated the whole thing with epoxy and sanded it flat. Then I coated it with about 15 coats of mold release wax, which was 10 more...

    bigd14 Today 08:20 AM
    bigd14

    New Engine Panel Fabrication Part I

    The boat came to me with a series of switches and buttons installed in holes in the cockpit wall leaving them exposed to water. The original engine panel had been removed and replaced with a sheet of...

    bigd14 Today 08:12 AM
    toddster

    Lil' Bote Argh!

    Test: Some problem with attaching photo to previous post.


    Update: Argh! So, the downside of the "barn find" Zodiac manifests.

    The floor has spontaneously peeled away from the tubes all...

    toddster 05-05-2018 07:57 PM
    toddster

    Lil' Bote is small but it's still a B.O.A.T.

    There is no Ericson in this story.

    The newest incarnation of Lil' Bote (tender to Arcturus) is finally operational. Somehow at some undefined point along the line, my $500 boat turned...

    toddster 05-05-2018 07:48 PM
    woolamaloo

    My anchor locker expansion.

    Like most people here, Ive had to deal with the anchor pan leaking into my v-berth. Two winters ago, I removed the pan and scraped what I thought was all of the old silicone caulk from the joint and...

    woolamaloo 04-15-2018 01:57 PM
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    by Published on 01-01-2017 04:00 AM

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