Years back I changed the bottom on my 17 1/2 Tatman from UHMW to glass/epoxy with graphite. I used fiberglass cloth with one layer of kelvar. Never did like it near as much as the UHMW. Now I am…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Clarke Nov 16.
I have a bit of refinishing on the inside of my new/used 14 foot stained and varnished Tatman . I have been thru this before on other drift boats and simply sanded. However as a commercial fisherman…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by AJ DeRosa Apr 13, 2015.
"I tried sanding my bottom when I first started the graphite coats and had one layer not lay out as smooth as I’d wanted. I quickly abandoned the idea and just kept coating over it. Sanding all the epoxy off the bottom of your boat will be a…"
"I have always added 1x4s on the bottom of the floorboards attached so they lock them from slipping fore&aft. So say usually on the aft end of the center board sits up against a rib under rowers seat then I put the1x4 crossways up against…"