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01-02-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,428
Posted By JoshKaptur

Guy named Mike told me that if you drop this box...

Guy named Mike told me that if you drop this box from a crane, it will only have minor damage after impact.
06-05-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Epoxy and 1708 okay? Even on vertical and...

Epoxy and 1708 okay? Even on vertical and overhead repairs (resin draining out)? Mixed reviews on forums.

Same question for CSM? I've read okay as long as it's a powder binder.

At least...
06-05-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By JoshKaptur

boat insurance claims question

Would anyone in the industry be so kind as to let me submit a question via PM regarding the claims process? The general topic is: implications of a paid claim based on surveyor findings (via...
06-02-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,367
Posted By JoshKaptur

Hi there. I have a 31 cat on blocks for major...

Hi there. I have a 31 cat on blocks for major repairs. I, and my regular crew of 3-4 guys, would love to go with you if you have room. We are all hardcore (we usually leave Annapolis at 10pm to...
05-16-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Happy milestone (not ending). After some...

Happy milestone (not ending).

After some back and forth, Charter lakes has APPROVED my claim!

Ameracat is providing a repair estimate to pull the deck, repair/reinforce the joint from the...
05-09-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

I'm about ready to strangle Charter Lakes for...

I'm about ready to strangle Charter Lakes for dragging their feet on this. I don't want to touch the boat until I know the final determination of my claim... now it's just red tape and delays in...
05-05-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Theoretically, it shouldn't matter, right? The...

Theoretically, it shouldn't matter, right? The laminate IN the repair chemically bonds to itself and it's essentially one piece after curing. The repair is only mechanically bonded TO the original...
05-04-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

I'm waiting on official word from the insurance...

I'm waiting on official word from the insurance company before I start grinding, but have been getting youtube/google dangerous on structural boat repair. Any thoughts on whether the small patch or...
05-03-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

I will probably just use paint over the patch. I...

I will probably just use paint over the patch. I don't care about a color match and this area sees no abrasion where gelcoat would be king.
05-03-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

I am planning to. The importance of adhesion...

I am planning to. The importance of adhesion will be huge.
05-03-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

All that said, I am back to my original plan...

All that said, I am back to my original plan which is to hit this (and the hairline crack on the other side) with 36 grit orbital sander and see how deep the rabbit hole goes. Depending on what I...
05-03-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Manufacturer Update: I was in Palm Beach for...

Manufacturer Update:

I was in Palm Beach for a quick family getaway and went to Ameracat on Monday. Scott spent a lot of time talking with me and I appreciated his hospitality. He knew this hull...
05-03-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Insurance Update: Boat was surveyed (ordered...

Insurance Update:

Boat was surveyed (ordered by my insurance company) on Saturday. The surveyor identified multiple voids in the tunnel which "are definitely manufacturing issues" but his survey...
04-29-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

I see what you're saying from the pic. I think...

I see what you're saying from the pic. I think it's a shadow (pics taken under full cover with flash) but all I can really say is not to my knowledge. The whole deck was repainted before I bought the...
04-29-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

I have this too, and there are a bunch of prior...

I have this too, and there are a bunch of prior repairs in this same area. When I first took it to the glass shop I thought I was fixing voids... this crack was the surprise.
04-29-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

See post 1. That was my original plan. I am just...

See post 1. That was my original plan. I am just conducting due diligence with my insurance company and Ameracat before I touch the grinder. Damage was surveyed by Charter Lakes today. I should have...
04-26-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Relevant language from my insurance policy: ...

Relevant language from my insurance policy:

Latent Defect means an imperfection, flaw or deficiency in the material of a part of the insured vessel which existed at the time of manufacture but...
04-26-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Yes. Can't say enough about his help in terms of...

Yes. Can't say enough about his help in terms of understanding of how the boats are built and ways to potentially reinforce this. Decades of cat building experience... don't think he'd mind me...
04-25-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

1 of the 4 trips was a gale warning and nasty......

1 of the 4 trips was a gale warning and nasty... I would have never taken my old boat out. We got wet and launched the boat a couple times, but she came down pretty easy. I would say I've slammed...
04-25-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Boat is not stored at my house, but I went by to...

Boat is not stored at my house, but I went by to check it out again.

Pic from old thread (prior to fuel tank repair) for location of fuel tanks. That's the leaning post legs on the left side of...
04-25-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Okay here's where things stand... 1....

Okay here's where things stand...

1. Ameracat and I are trading voicemails (I do client service and often can't answer the phone on site)... I'll be flying from MD to West Palm for a family...
04-24-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Just keeping this updated. First - Ameracat...

Just keeping this updated.

First - Ameracat has reached out to me... wanted to update that right away since I was critical of the radio silence. I'll share more when I know more there.

The...
04-22-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

Dave East I presume? I belive this is hull...

Dave East I presume? I belive this is hull number 1 with tanks below deck... as I mentioned they came loose and were fixed. This new theory suggests the repair wasn't properly bonded back down or...
04-21-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,541
Posted By JoshKaptur

If one of the layers has delaminated then I feel...

If one of the layers has delaminated then I feel good about grinding to clean glass and fixing it (or getting it fixed). If the delaimination is between the bulkhead and the hull-side, then it's...
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