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11-21-2020, 04:55 PM
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Posted By CuzzA

A boat that old has a very high probability of...

A boat that old has a very high probability of rot which may be hidden on a solid old school layup, and a 38 year old motor, well, it's anyone's guess when she could go. Could be the first trip,...
11-20-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

Well this afternoon I cut out and fitted the last...

Well this afternoon I cut out and fitted the last of my hatches. At some point I'll probably make fiberglass hatches, but plastic will get me by for a while. I want this project done. Next time you...
11-20-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By CuzzA

Yes. Won't be durable enough to survive the...

Yes. Won't be durable enough to survive the rigors of spearfishing.

I talked to the guys at FGCI and they said just shoot it with Duratec and be done. You can always touch up spots later. I'll buy...
11-16-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By CuzzA

I have faired my work pretty good, but I know...

I have faired my work pretty good, but I know it's not perfect, especially with the translucent nature of honeycomb making it difficult to see spots that need attention, that said, let me see if I'm...
11-16-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By CuzzA

Or should I try and knock it out in one coat with...

Or should I try and knock it out in one coat with duratec and just go back and touch up?
11-15-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By CuzzA

Gelcoating Fresh New Virgin...

...Fiberglass structure. :roll Title for attention. Hope it worked.


So I am to the point I can apply gelcoat to all the new structure I built from the rub rail up, but I have a few questions.
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11-15-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

Man, I'd be pissed. Those are not cheap. Mine...

Man, I'd be pissed. Those are not cheap. Mine will be trial and error. Worst case we'll just have to go back to our first world problems and climb up the gunwale and ratchet it up.

I think this...
11-15-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

That is the beauty of custom boat building, I...

That is the beauty of custom boat building, I could always go back and do it later. Right now my focus is getting this thing gelcoated and painted.

The three rear house windows will be Vintage...
11-15-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

I considered it, but I'd prefer the utility of...

I considered it, but I'd prefer the utility of adjusting the angle and I think there's something to be said about having the ability to remove the units. Whether it be theft prevention or having your...
11-15-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

Three 9ers oughta do it. ...

Three 9ers oughta do it.

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11-14-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

So I'm hoping to get gelcoat on this week....

So I'm hoping to get gelcoat on this week. Meanwhile today I put together my crank up VHF/AIS antenna mount with a 5 ft. Shakespeare. I know I mentioned putting the anchor light on the second mast...
11-02-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

So I got all the parts for the crank up antenna....

So I got all the parts for the crank up antenna. If anyone else wants to do this I can tell you it's gonna work.

So you need the parts I have pictured. The aluminum gear housing, elevator gear,...
10-30-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By CuzzA

Silly article if you ask me. Too many variables...

Silly article if you ask me. Too many variables and guns for specific styles of spearfishing to even try to lump a bunch of guns together.

If you want to do an article like this you need to break...
10-29-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

Today I laid up my dinette table. I started...

Today I laid up my dinette table. I started making it out of wood, but I need some risers on the sides to work in conjunction with the roll control tracks and it just got too heavy. So new table will...
10-29-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

Fairing continues. :roll I do have a few updates....

Fairing continues. :roll I do have a few updates. I thought my glass work was done until I realized I had no place for speakers on the deck. So I built a couple boxes. Port side needed a box anyway...
10-29-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By CuzzA

Break it and then add rod racks and various dry...

Break it and then add rod racks and various dry storage space. "Sorry, Dear. That damn thing just doesn't work."

Bucket or gunnel hunch. ;)
10-29-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By CuzzA

What up, Dano! Good to see you here. Top...

What up, Dano! Good to see you here.

Top notch customer service from Mako. :thumbsup:
10-19-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,216
Posted By CuzzA

I had the bottom paint knocked off my B25 project...

I had the bottom paint knocked off my B25 project for $500. After just completing all of my rebuilding, if I could go back in time and just had him dustless blast the entire boat I wouldn't have had...
10-16-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

So, I let those cylinders sit for the past few...

So, I let those cylinders sit for the past few days in dried up saltwater and they have only very mild and very small spots of discoloration. I'm betting they are 304 stainless. I decided to go ahead...
10-13-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

Thanks. Fortunately the weather has been mild...

Thanks. Fortunately the weather has been mild here lately so I hope my productivity goes up and I can quickly get past this faze.
10-13-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

Sure. I'm really hoping these will work out. And...

Sure. I'm really hoping these will work out. And yes a simple hole and a small fitting, maybe a uniseal or quick connect bulkhead with ro tubing, and you'll have a drain. I thought about just leaving...
10-13-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

So, I've been gathering the last bit of stuff to...

So, I've been gathering the last bit of stuff to rig up the boat and started searching for drink holders that will fit big tumblers. The only thing I could find were those $30 ones and I need 5. $150...
10-08-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

This week I killed myself getting a new canopy...

This week I killed myself getting a new canopy up. 12x40 with a 30x40 tarp. Not easy doing it by yourself 13 ft. in the air and being captured on three sides, that's for sure. Nevertheless, I got it...
10-02-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 55,683
Posted By CuzzA

Thanks. Yeah man, it's good to get out of the sun...

Thanks. Yeah man, it's good to get out of the sun and cold. I can't wait to get this thing on the water.
10-02-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By CuzzA

Spearcrafters/SpearGods in St. Pete makes the...

Spearcrafters/SpearGods in St. Pete makes the shafts most use here in Florida and around the country. They sell to the public. Give Rich a call.

http://spearcrafters.com/
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