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Oil on various boat parts
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I have already begun to refurb my new old boat and have some questions about oiling. I would like to make this boat as low maintenance as I can and therefore oil seems to be the way to go.  Having…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Apr 30, 2012.

New Rescue Dog/Boat
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I was looking for a boat trailer, and instead ended up with another boat and still no trailer. I'm wondering if any of you guys can tell me what boat this is?  The son who I bought it off said his…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew May 1, 2012.

Cutting Transoms Question???
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I am to the point where I am cutting the transoms for my skiff and I was just wondering what the consensus was for the best way to cut the compound angles. I dont have a huge wood shop, but I do have…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by tungsten Feb 8, 2012.

Can 5200 be painted?
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If so, does one need to use oil base paint? Thanks, AndrewContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Jun 27, 2011.

 

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More Sanding

Lat week I was able to get the rest of this infernal green paint sanded off. The best thing that I found were Gator Black Zirconium Sanding disks.  They lasted way longer that than the other 2 or 3 brands I tried. 

Here she is without her makeup

After…

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Posted on May 7, 2012 at 7:47am

Raising the Zephyr

I was looking for a boat trailer, and instead ended up with another boat and still no trailer. 

I'm wondering if any of you guys can tell me what boat this is?  The son who I bought it off said his dad built it from plans a while back but he does not know what they were. 

I have to get it home & open this can of worms to see what is in there, but there is no rot and I think I can get her in great shape shortly. The price was crazy cheap, so at the very least…

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Posted on May 1, 2012 at 8:50am — 1 Comment

Deconstruction

Started working with my son last night.  Sawzall and a 5yo makes for short work of the interior and removing the chine logs.  Lucky for me the previous owner/builder was not familiar with marine fasteners and 5200 adhesive.

Truck bed liner on the bottom is in pretty good shape. 

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Posted on May 1, 2012 at 8:30am

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At 9:57am on May 10, 2011, Dan Burr said…
I don't know if our rivers are going to survive the runoff by the time you get here, everything is blown out right now, it's snowing today and more water on the way, hopefully by the 15th things will taper off, the caddis are  on but the water is high and muddy.
 
 
 

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