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by Chenier
Tue May 03, 2022 9:31 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Hybird MF14
Replies: 327
Views: 82898

Re: Hybird MF14

Many thanks! You can. That finish is care of a random orbital sander of the epoxy coat down to 150 grit, then seven coats of varnish. The first three coats get got sanded with 220 grit. After that it was green ScotchBrite by hand between coats. Vacuum and wipe down with denatured alcohol after sandi...
by Chenier
Tue May 03, 2022 4:27 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Hybird MF14
Replies: 327
Views: 82898

Re: Hybird MF14

Finished fiddlin' with the trailer. https://www.community.boatbuildercentral.com/gallery/albums/userpics/91275/514_Modified_Trailex_SUT-250S-CLC.JPG Sadly, the cherry tree has moved on to making cherries so now the boat is doing it's best to look better than our trash cans. :D But in the cherry tree...
by Chenier
Mon Mar 28, 2022 8:49 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Hybird MF14
Replies: 327
Views: 82898

Re: Hybird MF14

Jaysen wrote: Mon Mar 28, 2022 6:33 pm 138lbs… rooftop transport?
Certainly could be done. But SWMBO and I aren't as adept at throwing boats on rooftops as we used to be ...
by Chenier
Mon Mar 28, 2022 5:54 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Hybird MF14
Replies: 327
Views: 82898

Re: Hybird MF14

I want a ride!!!! So do I! :D Very beautiful boat but that trailer doesn't do it justice. It seems overkill for the fine lines of the boat. Well, I didn't buy the trailer for its looks. :roll: That's a 250-pound capacity model from Trailex that's designed for small craft. I certainly didn't want an...
by Chenier
Mon Mar 28, 2022 10:41 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Hybird MF14
Replies: 327
Views: 82898

Re: Hybird MF14

Finished! https://www.community.boatbuildercentral.com/gallery/albums/userpics/91275/M_On_trailer2C_port_side.JPG I test-fit the mast and found I needed to remove the bottom eight inches of tape from the base for it to fit the mast step. Couldn't raise the sail in the driveway due to overhead power ...
by Chenier
Mon Mar 28, 2022 10:39 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Hybird MF14
Replies: 327
Views: 82898

Re: Hybird MF14

Vintage estate sale sail. My sister-in-law found it for $5.00! https://www.community.boatbuildercentral.com/gallery/albums/userpics/91275/J_Sail_manufacturer.JPG I had some help lacing the sail onto the spars https://www.community.boatbuildercentral.com/gallery/albums/userpics/91275/K_Help_installin...
by Chenier
Mon Mar 28, 2022 10:35 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Hybird MF14
Replies: 327
Views: 82898

Re: Hybird MF14

Here's the completed hull:

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by Chenier
Mon Mar 28, 2022 10:34 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Hybird MF14
Replies: 327
Views: 82898

Re: Hybird MF14

The forward wall of the cockpit received the open fairlead for the main sheet and the builder's plate: https://www.community.boatbuildercentral.com/gallery/albums/userpics/91275/F_Forward_cockpit.JPG And the transom received the rudder: https://www.community.boatbuildercentral.com/gallery/albums/use...
by Chenier
Mon Mar 28, 2022 10:31 am
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Hybird MF14
Replies: 327
Views: 82898

Re: Hybird MF14

The hull came back to the shop for hardware installation. Bow handle: https://www.community.boatbuildercentral.com/gallery/albums/userpics/91275/A_Bow_handle.JPG Halyard fairlead and cleat: https://www.community.boatbuildercentral.com/gallery/albums/userpics/91275/B_Halyard_fairlead_and_cleat.JPG Sp...
by Chenier
Sun Feb 27, 2022 4:49 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: Hybird MF14
Replies: 327
Views: 82898

Re: Hybird MF14

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Spars are finished!