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by tysman52
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Must have Tools
Replies: 12
Views: 1572

Re: Must have Tools

In addition to what has been mentioned, I found a power hand planer to be helpful. Especially for fairing. I have a porter cable that did great. Also heavy grit belt sander for fairing... A nice table saw would be tool number one. I bought a nice Sawstop 10". Band saw, jig saw, multitasker, sawzall,...
by tysman52
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco Restart
Replies: 216
Views: 54933

Re: Monaco Restart

Strong work!
Looks great! Congrats!

JT
by tysman52
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Had to cut away engine hatch framing to squeeze the 6.0L in there. In hindsight if I would have thought through the angles and designs earlier I would have been able to sit it down further to the keel but it works. I found it hard at the stage of drilling the shaft hole to look so far ahead to the e...
by tysman52
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Sky Pylon held strong!
by tysman52
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Forgot to post some interior pics. I found interior pics to be as helpful to see during my build...
JT
by tysman52
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Jenko- I used the 1.23:1 Ratio. Right hand 4 blade 13.0 X 16.0 prop. I think this feels like the right prop. Good low end torque and tops out around 50 mph. I could probably change the pitch and gain some top end but I am happy with the balance Bought the PCM engine and transmission assembled togeth...
by tysman52
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Ended up doing teak for floorboards
JT
by tysman52
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

JT
by tysman52
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Can't figure out why but the vertical pictures always flip but you get the idea
by tysman52
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Maiden Voyage was a success! Went very smoothly without issues...I didn't finish several small items but wanted to get it in the water this year. Still need to add bumper rails in the back, Lettering on transom and hull, final sanding/polishing of hull and a few small interior items. So I have a few...
by tysman52
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Jim, I would anticipate varnishing over the caulk if I had to do more varnish down the road as long as the caulk was in good shape. I tried cutting compound and polishing over the caulk in a section and it didn't cause any issues. I did use the 2 part. The hull ended up with 5-6 coats (maybe overkil...
by tysman52
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 178
Views: 40112

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Looking good Jim! That's a mean looking engine!
JT
by tysman52
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Thanks for the comments... glad to hear I’m not the only one that has struggled getting the mirror finish! Jim, I used the 3M 4000 UV caulk. Took 8 tubes. Are used the plastic spoon method to get a nice line. There were some spots, mostly on joints, where I will need to touch it up a bit. It is fun ...
by tysman52
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

I have made some progress on varnishing. Got the caulking done and much of the hardware on. Currently at the upholstery shop The only time I have audibly cussed at this boat and considered lighting it on fire has been during the varnishing process. Has taken much longer than expected. I think I am g...
by tysman52
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo
Replies: 122
Views: 32138

Re: Rocky Mountain Monte Carlo

Went to Lowe’s this weekend with all of my deck hardware trying to find the right size fasteners for it all. I think I bought something of every size!
JT