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Glacier National Park
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Multi- media Fabrications
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1958 LeeCraft 16'Runabout, Building a 16'Glacier Drift Boat

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Caulking Joints with Epoxy Resin Paste

Here a tip on using Epoxy Resin like you would use a caulking gun to fill cracks, seal joints, and even 45 and entire joint with fiberglass.

1. Catalyst to Resin Ratio.... For best results use approx. 1-1.5% max 2%

1 cup of resin to 2.4 - 4.7cc

1 Quart of resin to 8.5 - 19cc

2. Mix Cabosil in resin only before you add catalyst

Micro bubble powder (Cabosil)

For 3 cups resim use 1/3 to 2/3 8oz cup Cabosil

For 6 cups resin use 2/3 to 1.5 8oz cup Cabosil

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Posted on December 1, 2009 at 8:58pm — 1 Comment

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At 7:51pm on February 14, 2011, Don Wakefield said…
Hi Dave - Don Wakefield here in Paradise, CA.......  Nice looking boat that you have built.  My daughter and family have a home on Finley Point just above Polson on Skidoo Bay...  I go there every year for a family reunion.  I want to haul my newly constructed drifter/jet sled up there and have some with the grand-kids.  Thanks for the idea of running the Swan.  Thought we might try the Clark Fork too -  can you think of any more fun rivers up there??
At 9:12am on December 2, 2009, Doug White said…
Ya that one, awesome boat. thanks for the pic Dave.
At 7:12pm on November 30, 2009, Doug White said…
I know what you mean about the 1/4 ply. I have a 57 trojan that is 15' and has a 40 hp merc on it and it is also made of 1/4 ply. If I get it up on a plane it feels like its going to fly apart. It stays together though, so far. This was on whitefish, I bet that you careful on flathead. I was at the boat show this last august on sat. and the lake was really choppy, the wind was kickin and there were 5' waves. Good show though, i really like those big stancraft. they had one newer one that had 1200 hp. amazing. Did you catch the show?
At 10:26am on November 29, 2009, Doug White said…
Hey David, nice 58, looks sweet. did you get it out on flathead much this year? Nice drifter too, that will be a blast on the main flathead. I finished my drifter in july and made 4 trips this summer, blankinship to cfalls was the maiden voyage. The north fork is my fav.
I'm working on a catspaw dinghy now (only 1/2 scale right now to figure out the round bottom thing)

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