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04-19-2021, 09:43 PM
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Posted By Badmako

I appreciate that very much. After working on...

I appreciate that very much. After working on repairing/rebuilding boats and yachts for most of my life I’ve turned my talents solely to rebuilding my own. Thank you for following along. More to come...
04-19-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,567
Posted By Badmako

Howdy y’all. Well. The weather has been...

Howdy y’all. Well. The weather has been absolutely terrible since I’ve been home this past week. Now that I’m heading back out to work, The weather is perfect. Typical. Was able to get some work...
04-13-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 283,984
Posted By Badmako

This Mako 282 I’m doing is damn near twice as big...

This Mako 282 I’m doing is damn near twice as big as my first project “Wellcraft 18 fisherman” but all the same rebuild for the most part, ie stingers, transom, deck etc. I did my first project in...
04-10-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By Badmako

yes. It was self bailing. But would also let...

yes. It was self bailing. But would also let water back in and onto the deck with 2 people standing at the transom. Hated it. So I just eliminated that set up all together.
04-10-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By Badmako

sky's the limit really. Whatever you can dream...

sky's the limit really. Whatever you can dream up, go for it. I got rid completely of the self bailing deck scuppers. 2 people in the back and I was standing in water. Not anymore. Deck drains to...
04-10-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By Badmako

Allow me to show you my 1983 Wellcraft 18...

Allow me to show you my 1983 Wellcraft 18 fisherman. Console had rod holders all the way back in 1983. There were changes made over the years. This really is a great riding hull. Will beat you in...
04-10-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,808
Posted By Badmako

People will shoot their shot. You never know when...

People will shoot their shot. You never know when someone will agree with your offer. Just because you get offended doesn’t mean anything will ever change. I’ve got great deals with cash offers. I’ve...
04-04-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,252
Posted By Badmako

Do you still have the T-top? Where you located?...

Do you still have the T-top? Where you located? Thanks
03-30-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,641
Posted By Badmako

Is there a use for the front console seat? Why...

Is there a use for the front console seat? Why not cut that off? Make flush. That way you can add a little bit more room forward. Unless you use it for something in the console is there. ...
03-26-2021, 04:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,906
Posted By Badmako

I’m sure the owner will answer but most likely...

I’m sure the owner will answer but most likely where they had to cut holes to pour foam in between the hull and the liner.
03-18-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,567
Posted By Badmako

Going pretty good. Haven’t updated the thread...

Going pretty good. Haven’t updated the thread because it’s more of the same. Laying up glass on stringer/bulkhead and fitting to shape then glassing to hull. Was hoping I would be done by the end of...
03-13-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,195
Posted By Badmako

Are these pictures before you did the grinding?...

Are these pictures before you did the grinding? The reason I ask is there seems to be Delamination within the inside skin. Be sure to grind that out so you don’t have issues later. Also, be sure to...
03-11-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,407
Posted By Badmako

Never let naysayers get in your head. It’s your...

Never let naysayers get in your head. It’s your boat, your build and more importantly your time and money. Do what makes you happy. I’m rebuilding my boat project In many ways like you. I’ve seen and...
03-09-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 123,853
Posted By Badmako

Thanks for the response. Keep up the great work.

Thanks for the response. Keep up the great work.
03-09-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 123,853
Posted By Badmako

What are you using to secure/glue down the deck...

What are you using to secure/glue down the deck to the stringers or are you just laminating all sheets together to pick up and glass later? Awesome work. I’m right behind you on my project.
03-02-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 233,064
Posted By Badmako

As a man who Ioves pictures, no. Keep them...

As a man who Ioves pictures, no. Keep them coming. Looks fantastic.
02-07-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,567
Posted By Badmako

Got home Tuesday and hit the ground running....

Got home Tuesday and hit the ground running. Although it feels like I’m in the same spot. Got the 3 bulkheads and 2 stringer sections all laid up. With the 6 layers of glass the thickness came out to...
02-04-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 283,984
Posted By Badmako

I would finish off with 320 before painting. It...

I would finish off with 320 before painting. It gives enough of an etch so the paint will stick but no so much like 220 where you could see the etch.
01-25-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,567
Posted By Badmako

Before I started this project I put this boat...

Before I started this project I put this boat under my carport. Then extended the car port to cover the remainder of the boat. Well, with the weather we’ve been having, rain, fog, humid, everything...
01-19-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By Badmako

I would go with at least 1” thick. In my project...

I would go with at least 1” thick. In my project I’m using 8lb 1” foam sheets for the stringers and wings. I buy from a local supplier in Houston and Glassing with 4 layers of 1.5oz CSM and 4 layers...
01-09-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,726
Posted By Badmako

You mean, Great, great, great, great, great,...

You mean, Great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great........and so on
01-08-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,567
Posted By Badmako

Not too much excitement today but I used resin...

Not too much excitement today but I used resin and cabosil to make a thickened resin. I then squeezed under the starboard stringer to make a filet. Then glassed 4 layers of 1808 beginning with...
01-07-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,567
Posted By Badmako

I live in Santa Fe. My house was very fortunate....

I live in Santa Fe. My house was very fortunate. Others around me not so much.
01-07-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,567
Posted By Badmako

yes, if you can see in the pic “hard to see”...

yes, if you can see in the pic “hard to see” there is a small gap between the foam stringer and the hull. I only tabbed for now so I can Glass the full length. I also plan on adding another 3 layers...
01-07-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,567
Posted By Badmako

Hey Bizzi Happy new year as well. Ive always...

Hey Bizzi Happy new year as well. Ive always liked the Seahawk hull. Looks like it’s a nice ridding hull. Sometimes you think a little task will be just that but then takes longer than anticipated. I...
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