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05-03-2019, 01:37 AM
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Posted By tunnles

Before you load yourself with a major huge box of...

Before you load yourself with a major huge box of tools THINK OF THINGS THAT COULD GO WRONG then sort and take the tools to do each job and check they fit specially sockets and spanners and wrench's...
05-02-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By tunnles

Put the trailer on the truck and tie it down...

Put the trailer on the truck and tie it down solid so cant move !!
04-30-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,439
Posted By tunnles

what ??

Simply put to answer this point is RUBBISH !!
Malfunctioning equipment ?? meaning what exactly ?? are you refereeing to the chopper gun spraying the catalyzed resin and the chopped strand glass all...
04-29-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,923
Posted By tunnles

Just a add to peel ply makes the glass easier to...

Just a add to peel ply makes the glass easier to see into once its wet and being rolled with the wet glass at the same time !! once you get the gist of how and what it can do for you youll never want...
04-29-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,923
Posted By tunnles

Peel ply could be your best friend and save you...

Peel ply could be your best friend and save you lots of time and kick the grinding in the ass for ever !!
As a production boat builder for 30 or more yearsbeing introduced to peel ply was a blessing...
04-29-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By tunnles

As a shape how about the roof of a van !Its...

As a shape how about the roof of a van !Its perfect and would have channel round the outside for a drain and grab channel ! beat you never thought of that !!
04-29-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By tunnles

colour matching is a major problem and if you...

colour matching is a major problem and if you think you got it perfect ask you wife !! A very high percentage of Men at colour blind so consult your wife for the final match !
In a year it will...
04-29-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By tunnles

Does the steering operate ok ?? if it does why...

Does the steering operate ok ?? if it does why are you here ?? Its just a nut that covers the end of the tube that's it !!
04-28-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,240
Posted By tunnles

Any one thought of the hull being out of shape on...

Any one thought of the hull being out of shape on one side ??
maybe a indentation or a hump or a bump on one side only !!
you need to check with a really good straight edge of some sort fore and...
04-28-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By tunnles

oil helps most things and lubricating the...

oil helps most things and lubricating the complete length of the cable is tricky !!
sharp kinks cause friction !! the tighter the kink the more friction ! !
04-28-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By tunnles

UP PITCH DROP RPMS USE MORE FUEL !! CONSULT THE...

UP PITCH DROP RPMS USE MORE FUEL !!
CONSULT THE EXPERTS STOP GUESSING !PROP GODS only place you should be going !! that's there job !!they are the experts and always have been !!
04-28-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,597
Posted By tunnles

carbosil and aerosil same and when mixed with any...

carbosil and aerosil same and when mixed with any resins only thicken !!!they add no strength what so ever !they make resin like glass and if you hit it it will shatter like a chunk of window glass !
04-28-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By tunnles

FLOW RESTICTION FOR SURE !! DOWN SIZEING FROM...

FLOW RESTICTION FOR SURE !!
DOWN SIZEING FROM 1/2 DOWN TO 3/8 IS YOUR PROBLEM FOR SURE ALSO BENDS AND KINKS AND POSSIBLE CRIMPS ! ! Go back to 1/2 HOSE and problems will disappear !
04-28-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By tunnles

GOOD THINKING ! YES IT NEEDS TO BE TOTALLY...

GOOD THINKING !
YES IT NEEDS TO BE TOTALLY STRIPPED OFF AS IN 110% CLEAN AND SHINY AND DO YOUR ALUMINIUM REPAIR and NO glass any where INSIDE OR OUT SIDE !
04-28-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,734
Posted By tunnles

AH SO ITS FINISHED ! BEEN AWAY AND VERY BUSY...

AH SO ITS FINISHED !
BEEN AWAY AND VERY BUSY FOR A WHILE AND JUST CATCHING UP before departing for Japan and another trip away !!
04-28-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,848
Posted By tunnles

Good collection of photos as long as you don't...

Good collection of photos as long as you don't look to close at the glass work ! !And what's been used and how it was laid !
HAVE FUN !
04-28-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,734
Posted By tunnles

SO HAS THIS PROJECT GONE AHEAD OR STILL AT THE...

SO HAS THIS PROJECT GONE AHEAD OR STILL AT THE THINKING STAGE ??
Glass to use and a laminate lay up is what you need !many people with lots ideas !!this is the time to see who knows what and who has...
04-28-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By tunnles

T TOPS ARE AN AFTER THOUGHT and most are poorly...

T TOPS ARE AN AFTER THOUGHT and most are poorly designed and made they Need a hand hold completely round that can also serve as a drain for when it rains to stop drips off the edge ! Also need to be...
04-28-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By tunnles

another OH BOY and some mothers do have em fit...

another OH BOY and some mothers do have em fit this thread !!
04-28-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By tunnles

Oh boy !!! foam sheet joining is just butting...

Oh boy !!! foam sheet joining is just butting together even if you making small areas or half a foot ball sized areas so just do it ! its the kind of glass fabrics and the shape you using that's the...
04-28-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,439
Posted By tunnles

Having worked in industrial fiberglassing...

Having worked in industrial fiberglassing building water tanks ,swimming pools etc hardly any of them get blisters and seen tanks 30 years old never got any problems !and tanks are only resin coated...
04-28-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,439
Posted By tunnles

I see blame being pointed directly at products...

I see blame being pointed directly at products used during manufacture when In all true reality its mostly bad workmanship first and foremost that's the problems then followed closely poor...
04-27-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By tunnles

Plain and simple it bad crappy workmanship and...

Plain and simple it bad crappy workmanship and dry glass and bubbles behind the gel coat ! sand it off re-glass and re-gel !
04-27-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By tunnles

first place id look would be a prop shop !!and...

first place id look would be a prop shop !!and while you there take the old prop and get a price to repair back to how it should be ! good to have it as a spare !
04-07-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,357
Posted By tunnles

In this day and age thermostats are necessary...

In this day and age thermostats are necessary because of ECU UNITS control nearly all motors and how they run and how much fuel is required and when etc etc Do you understand what ECU UNIT is ??...
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