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by fallguy1000
Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GT27 Build (Wes K)
Replies: 625
Views: 49035

Re: GT27 Build (Wes K)

Brian's drawing below has blind spots. My boat will have blind spots. I plan to cheat the centerlines a bit in to help. But a top mounted light would not have a blind spot...theoretically Theoretically sure, there is a spot between the lights that wouldn't be illuminated. Really unless you are 6&qu...
by fallguy1000
Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GT27 Build (Wes K)
Replies: 625
Views: 49035

Re: GT27 Build (Wes K)

Brian's drawing below has blind spots. My boat will have blind spots. I plan to cheat the centerlines a bit in to help. But a top mounted light would not have a blind spot...theoretically
by fallguy1000
Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GT27 Build (Wes K)
Replies: 625
Views: 49035

Re: GT27 Build (Wes K)

Fallguy, can you elaborate about the drawbacks of side mounted? I could go with a single, center-mounted combination bow light. That would probably look best, and should guarantee appropriate visibility at all required angles. Or they make separate top mount lights that I could place in each corner...
by fallguy1000
Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Carbon overlay
Replies: 11
Views: 420

Re: Carbon overlay

Well. Some lessons learned. Next time a little more catalyst. It did not kick quick enough. Will wet out carbon on plastic amd move to the mould. The epoxy wax uneven because I poured it on top the sunshield. This led to waviness. The Sunshield got pushed away during wetout on the edges. Sample agai...
by fallguy1000
Tue Dec 01, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: GT27 Build (Wes K)
Replies: 625
Views: 49035

Re: GT27 Build (Wes K)

I think I'd top mount.

I bought side mounts and I am a little nervous they are less than ideal.
by fallguy1000
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Carbon overlay
Replies: 11
Views: 420

Re: Carbon overlay

So, the stack is as follows: 1. Vac table 2. Wax 3. 1/4" tempered glass 4. Wax, left slight smearing 5. Pretty thick coating of sunshield. 6. Epoxy 7. Carbon/aramid 8. 6 oz woven 9. Peelply 10. 10mm bleeder 11. Breathe media 12. Bag I might have effed it up and gone too soon, but I was way over...
by fallguy1000
Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Carbon overlay
Replies: 11
Views: 420

Re: Carbon overlay

Sunshield in mould. Waiting for it to tack up is like watchin grass grow. I had a ton of fun. Glass was kinda crappy, dirty. Spent like two hours cleaning. Waxed the glass and then speayed the synshield and it fisheyed. That could be my new name. Fisheye. Ugh. Cleaned it all and waxed again and left...
by fallguy1000
Mon Nov 30, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Ongoing C19 questions...
Replies: 60
Views: 7742

Re: Ongoing C19 questions...

Dan_Smullen wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:49 pm
FluidDynamic wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:47 pm I think for 2021, the Suzuki 115 and 140 will get drive by wire. Previously you had to get 150 or above. I wish I could get it with a 60 hp.
I just read that today. I’m salivating.
Me as well. Drive by wire would be super cool.
by fallguy1000
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Woods Skoota 32DM
Replies: 1815
Views: 170845

Re: Woods Skoota 32DM

jonnymac wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:00 pm do you use the space behind the settee backs for any kind of storage or anything. looks like an inviting space to hang out.
Storage lockers. One side might be mostly mechanicals...
by fallguy1000
Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: Woods Skoota 32DM
Replies: 1815
Views: 170845

Re: Woods Skoota 32DM

Framing up the lockers and leanback for the settee.
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