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by BarnacleMike
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Count Down
Replies: 32
Views: 3420

Re: Count Down

The new owner may own other marinas... but I wonder what type of marinas, and where? Hales Bar is a pretty unique place, and I doubt ANYONE still working there is as deeply familiar with that marina and it’s clientele as Tony. The new owner would be ridding himself of one of his greatest possible as...
by BarnacleMike
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build
Replies: 479
Views: 85604

Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Looking great, Neel!
by BarnacleMike
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Biss's Malahini Build
Replies: 168
Views: 32044

Re: Biss's Malahini Build

What a great looking Malahini!

I absolutely love the swim platforms. I'm looking forward to seeing how you attach them to the transom. Please share some detailed pics when you do!

That's a potential game-changer for my Zip build. GREAT job on that!
by BarnacleMike
Sat Apr 06, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Boat Bow Wine Bar Anyone
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Re: Boat Bow Wine Bar Anyone

THAT is really, really cool!
by BarnacleMike
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Fisherman
Replies: 88
Views: 8672

Re: Fisherman

I found deep-throat C clamps really indispensable for this. I think the ones I have are either 3 or 3-1/2 inch throats. Deeper would be better. (They're also called "deep reach" C clamps at various stores... for fairly obvious reasons.) These will let you reach around the exposed part of the backing...
by BarnacleMike
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Michael's ZIP
Replies: 276
Views: 69862

Re: Michael's ZIP

Andy,

I stumbled across these photos while perusing the local craigslist this morning. Another example of “classic paint”...
by BarnacleMike
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Gathering 2019
Topic: Lose of Brian Dow
Replies: 7
Views: 385

Re: Lose of Brian Dow

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Dow family as well. I'm not sure I ever formally met Bruce, or Brian, though our paths may have crossed at the 2011 Gathering. I can share a happy memory and photo from that occasion. It was the first Gathering I ever attended, and Sofia was so taken with Bruce'...
by BarnacleMike
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Utility build
Replies: 782
Views: 151035

Re: Utility build

This may be proportionately a little more sand than Bill's formula... but I believe it'll work.
by BarnacleMike
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Fisherman
Replies: 88
Views: 8672

Re: Fisherman

Eric When is it close enough? When you are happy. Bill Like PeterG, I can really only echo what Bill said. You’ll have to be the one to decide when it’s acceptable. 1/16” variations “here and there” will probably work just fine. That’s probably better than my Utility was when I planked it... and I’...
by BarnacleMike
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Fisherman
Replies: 88
Views: 8672

Re: Fisherman

Looking great! Coming along nicely!
by BarnacleMike
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Utility build
Replies: 782
Views: 151035

Re: Utility build

Bill Edmundson wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:55 pm
Michael

About a tablespoon of clean dry sand per quart. Poarch paint works fine.

Bill
Building up the paint in layers, would I use “regular” paint for the first few layers, and use the sand & paint for the last layer? Or use the sand & paint all the way through?
by BarnacleMike
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Utility build
Replies: 782
Views: 151035

Re: Utility build

I’m continuing with some small upgrades to the Utility. I’m going to add these floorboards. I’ll encapsulate and paint them first. I want them to have a non-skid surface.

What’s the simplest way to do that? Add sand to the paint?
by BarnacleMike
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Deck Trim
Replies: 21
Views: 994

Re: Deck Trim

Matt,

Do you recall what brand of auto trim you used?
by BarnacleMike
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Deck Trim
Replies: 21
Views: 994

Re: Deck Trim

For my part, I’ve had good luck with the self-adhesive automotive trim. I used the very same Protekto-trim that Bob Brandenstein used on his Malahini. I put it on a hull painted with System Three WR-LPU. I couldn’t believe how aggressive the adhesive was. So far, I haven’t had a bit of trouble with ...
by BarnacleMike
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Michael's ZIP
Replies: 276
Views: 69862

Re: Michael's ZIP

Andy,

In case it gives you any ideas or inspiration, have you looked at the Cherubini Floridian? It’s definitely all paint with classic flair, as you mention...