PH16 In Tucson

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PH16 In Tucson

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I've been steadily plodding along on my Phantom build. The weather will be cool enough in a couple of weeks to paint and I should be ready. Most of the components have been pre-fitted so all I lack is the gumption to finish sanding. Oct. 17 will be 1 year from purchase of the plans.

I've put about a third of my build photos on my blog at:

http://desertphantom.blogspot.com/

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Pics look good. Glad your back; I was wondering where you had gone.

What are the little platforms under the gunnel for? Looks about time toe launch!!

Jerry
Fishing from a paddle boat...

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Great job. Workmanship is outstanding. Flats boat in Tucson? Do you fish Bonneville Salt or Yucca Flats?
:lol: 73, NN4CW

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Jerry . . . the little platform is a way overbuilt rod storage holder. I'm going to whittle it down a bit before final paint.

Saltponder . . . I'm going to fish tortilla flats :wink: Actually, we'll use it for mostly fresh water fishing and some trips to the Sea of Cortez for the next couple of years. We're going to retire back to the Texas coast and that's what I am really building it for.

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"We're going to retire back to the Texas coast and that's what I am really building it for."
Gordon,
You have a boat that you can be proud of. Very nice looking.
Gil

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My job has kept me on the road for the last few months, but I have begun to make some progress again. I've prepped and sprayed the finish and installed the TACO rubrail over my wood rub rail. I'm putting pieces back on it now and need to order the steering and engine cables. The electrical system is installed but not tested. The trailer needs wiring and lights. I can finally see the end. New photos are posted on the blogspot.

http://desertphantom.blogspot.com/

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Try again . . . . :oops:

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Nice job, love the paint :!:

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Great looking boat!! love the graphics!!!

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