• Recent Blog Posts

    texlan

    She's got sole!

    Floor frames were carefully measured and cut to float a cm off of the hull, glassed on both sides and epoxy sealed edges, then tabbed into place with 3 layers of 17 oz tabbing. A large 3/8" G-10...

    texlan 12-13-2019 07:40 AM
    texlan

    An uplifting change!

    I went ahead and glassed in the old engine controls panel hole and shifter/throttle hole, as they were located in prime leak water into the boat locations. There was also another hatch near the gas...

    texlan 12-11-2019 11:17 PM
    texlan

    Working through it

    This girl needed a real new lease on life. It needed a new backbone..err mast compression post step. It needed a new sole. We could rebuild her... we do have the technology. She could be more than...

    texlan 12-10-2019 10:40 PM
    texlan

    New beginnings

    Even though I'd stepped back, I did manage to, over a year or so, finish out the new sump and engine bay pretty nicely, and even got the nuisance pump (A whale 320 gulper with air pressure switch)...

    texlan 12-10-2019 09:27 PM
    texlan

    More Debuilding and some scope..

    I was starting to feel pretty good about the sump situation,



    but once you start cutting, it becomes an addiction. There was the Great Rotten Galley Removal of '17..


    The delaminated...

    texlan 12-10-2019 08:22 AM
    texlan

    More Problems -- Debuilding.

    So No Problem needed to come clean about it's past, and if I was ever to get my soon to be wife to come aboard, I had to fix the petrole-mold smell. Unfortunately, much of it was not visible...

    texlan 12-10-2019 07:59 AM
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