erik heiden
  • Hailey, ID
  • United States
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Anchor release arm question
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I have a 30lb anchor on my 18 x 54.  I am usually pretty loaded up with gear/people/dogs/beer and I can't get boat to stick in all but shallow slower current.  I have not had this problem in other…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Witton Jul 19.

how long for epoxy cure before floating?
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I started my annual - interior oil, exterior varnish on my 18ft boat the other day.  More of a workhorse for 25 days a summer than a show piece.  I flipped over and saw what I knew was coming.  A…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by erik heiden Jun 6.

A restoration project that came with a trailer
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Despite the fact that I have 16ft and 18ft boats in need of work, I ended up with another one sitting on top of the trailer I bought.  Guy said it was a 16ft, but (If I remember correctly from a few…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by erik heiden Sep 22, 2017.

Formbys
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Anyone use Formbys Furniture Refinisher to remove varnish?  I am stripping my boat to wood and it has about 10 coats.  Citristrip isn't getting it done.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by erik heiden Sep 23, 2016.

 

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David Witton replied to erik heiden's discussion Anchor release arm question
"Holding power relates to anchor scope. The higher the rope leaves the boat, the more line needs to be out to achieve the same scope. My anchor line exits about half way up the transom -  if your anchor arm is mounted at the top of the transom,…"
Jul 19
erik heiden replied to erik heiden's discussion how long for epoxy cure before floating?
"Thanks Bennett, I'll get in the garage for the lay up and crank the garage heater.  Should help with the varnish too, which is probably just as important.  I hope to crank out the prep layers and and 3 coats before I have to leave…"
Jun 6
Bennett Yarbrough replied to erik heiden's discussion how long for epoxy cure before floating?
"Hell worst case just throw a couple space heaters in the shop and keep it in the 80s. My boat in a warehouse in the Georgia summer would kick off slow Raka in no time. It’d be hard as a rock in a few hours in 85-95 degree temps"
Jun 5
erik heiden replied to erik heiden's discussion how long for epoxy cure before floating?
"Thanks for the reply to my garbled post. Raka is the epoxy I'm using.  After thinking on it for a while, I think the reason there is no info out there on this issue is because it isn't an issue.  Epoxy is either cured, or…"
Jun 5
Jayson Hayes replied to erik heiden's discussion how long for epoxy cure before floating?
"shouldn't be a problem....what epoxy will be using?"
Jun 5

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Hometown:
Hailey, ID
Website:
http://wiseguypizzapie.com
Boats I own:
16 foot meranti taxman design

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