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seanhankinson 11-28-2015 03:37 PM

25 Carolina Custom Center Console Build
 
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I previously was in the process of rebuilding a 24 Privateer but I Sold the Boat before completing and I purchased a 25 Carolina custom Kit from Sintes Fiberglass Design After getting the kit it was easy to put the Base and Frames together with the given drawings and instructions.

seanhankinson 11-28-2015 03:39 PM

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Installed frames with no issues

seanhankinson 11-28-2015 03:41 PM

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We installed the battens and secured everything in place to get ready to start laying the C-Flex

seanhankinson 11-28-2015 03:42 PM

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We started laying the C-Flex its actually going pretty quick after a few trial and error learning processes

seanhankinson 11-28-2015 03:44 PM

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More C-Flex going on

Rico2 11-28-2015 03:50 PM

Wow. :o Very cool. Best of luck with the build. :thumbsup:

seanhankinson 11-28-2015 04:03 PM

Thanks I should have C-Flewx done tomorrow and have a coat of resin on the hull

manethon 11-28-2015 04:20 PM

Super slick! subbed for this one :)

cummins28 11-28-2015 04:33 PM

I was wondering if you were gonna start a thread.
Looking good man keep it up.

Argon 11-28-2015 05:14 PM

Cool.

Tarbaby 11-28-2015 05:36 PM

PM "impaired" on here. He is almost finished with his.

surv 11-28-2015 05:45 PM

Cool boat, I'd like to watch this boat come together. :thumbsup:

blackfinmike 11-28-2015 05:50 PM

How do you plan on finishing it, looks like a whole lot of fairing going to be going on?

bluewaterposer 11-28-2015 06:45 PM

Wow, Im going to learn more than I knew before. All in.
BWP

AndyvRooyen 11-28-2015 06:50 PM

Looking forward to your build,good luck.

sxracer 11-28-2015 08:29 PM


Originally Posted by seanhankinson (Post 8470523)
More C-Flex going on

Wow..... very nice!

BostonWhalerSeaHunt 11-28-2015 08:33 PM

Nice work, this will be a sweet boat. Do you think it will end up being significantly cheaper than buying a new 25' CC? Of course things like power and electronics are standard cost, but I mean the hull itself.

RDL 11-29-2015 05:28 AM

Awesome
 
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Wishniwasfishn 11-29-2015 06:12 AM

Can you or someone go into some detail about the C-flex and the steps involved in what your doing. Good luck.

Tarbaby 11-29-2015 08:12 AM

Stretch it over the frames at tight as you can. Hold it there with ice pics. Monel staples to the frames and sew the seams together. Once it is all applied you wet it out and let it cure. Send it and then apply 1/2oz mat and woven roving in alternating layers. You will go through a pile of 36 grit pads to sand between layers. It is what I call " gangster boatbuilding" but in the end you have a solid glass hull that is a tank.


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