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by tech_support
Wed Mar 04, 2015 9:34 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 1982 Seasquirt 183 rebuild
Replies: 25
Views: 4429

Re: 1982 Seasquirt 183 rebuild

alright, now we are cooking. Removing the entire liner/cap in one piece is always going to be the ideal way to do it, but in practice that can be pretty difficult. If you can do this, it will save you some time down the road in fairing/splicing If removing the whole cap/liner is not feasible for you...
by tech_support
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:42 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 BERTRAM OUTBOARD CONVERSION
Replies: 660
Views: 157844

Re: 28 BERTRAM OUTBOARD CONVERSION

Bubbles and epoxy at 1/8" thickness should not be a problem you think? 1/8" is not too thick. I would probably skim it with woodflour/silica first to fill the weave and known lows. You dont really have to sand the skim coat other than to rough it up. Save the more expensive faring mix for...
by tech_support
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 BERTRAM OUTBOARD CONVERSION
Replies: 660
Views: 157844

Re: 28 BERTRAM OUTBOARD CONVERSION

if you are not already a faring pro, you will be after this :D
by tech_support
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:23 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 1982 Seasquirt 183 rebuild
Replies: 25
Views: 4429

Re: 1982 Seasquirt 183 rebuild

Have made several attempts at uploading photos of this project but have been unsuccessful and might not be possible from this tablet. try a photo bucket of other type service if you have trouble with our gallery. Posting pictures is the single most important thing you can do in order to get good an...
by tech_support
Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 BERTRAM OUTBOARD CONVERSION
Replies: 660
Views: 157844

Re: 28 BERTRAM OUTBOARD CONVERSION

So how important do you think it is to fill the voids in the foam joel? for a console, above the waterline, probably not very critical. Below water line, it can result in a world of trouble Thinking of honeycomb which is full of voids the real goal is to separate the skins. the honeycomb has a scri...
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Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Battery isolator
Replies: 5
Views: 1045

Re: Battery isolator

that is the same one I put on the seacraft. 3+ years of very regular use...... always had a 100% cranking battery. :D
by tech_support
Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:46 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: CS 25 Stuart FL
Replies: 278
Views: 50630

Re: CS 25 Stuart FL

Wow Bob 8)

Im starting to think this is not the first boat you have built :!:
by tech_support
Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Picture of Bateau2 Rub Rail installed
Replies: 5
Views: 1039

Re: Picture of Bateau2 Rub Rail installed

There are some aftermarket caps available that will fit pretty well. I have seen a couple customers who have made their own with aluminum and they looked very good.
by tech_support
Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:57 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Picture of Bateau2 Rub Rail installed
Replies: 5
Views: 1039

Re: Picture of Bateau2 Rub Rail installed

No, I wish the manufacture offered them :| the drawings are in the discretion, shows dimensions... http://boatbuildercentral.com/prodimages/BP_1235_big.jpg http://boatbuildercentral.com/prodimages/BP_1235_small.jpg Here it is on my FS17, but I mounted it upside down (angle lip on the topside instead...
by tech_support
Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Cracker Larry's Corner: Boat Repair and Rebuild Support
Topic: 28 BERTRAM OUTBOARD CONVERSION
Replies: 660
Views: 157844

Re: 28 BERTRAM OUTBOARD CONVERSION

I would fair over the glass as much as possible, build fairing over the glass. No way around using putty to make the surface able to take glass though. its hard to see, but I used the micro-balloons on the round end of this coffin box - before glassing http://gallery.bateau2.com/albums/userpics/1215...