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by cssh
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Interior Hull Finish
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Re: Interior Hull Finish

thanks for the input
makes sence to me, i was just trying to avoid hand painting the hull in epoxy.
by cssh
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Interior Hull Finish
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Interior Hull Finish

Hi all, need some guidance regarding the finish on the inside of my Monaco Utility. All of the surfaces on the inside are going to be covered so aesthetically i'm not picky. My idea was to spray 2 coats of 2 pac primer directly onto the raw timber to seal it, then paint in white 2 pac. I'm open to a...
by cssh
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco Splash rail position
Replies: 4
Views: 322

Re: Monaco Splash rail position

Thanks thats exactly the info i was after.
Time to cut some timber.
thanks
chris
by cssh
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Monaco Splash rail position
Replies: 4
Views: 322

Monaco Splash rail position

Hi all, I'm embarking on making the splash rails for my Monaco and i have a few questions. - Position I was thinking of putting them inline with where the hull goes vertical on the sides. To add to this i am also in 2 minds as to position them parallel to the paint line on the side, of parallel to t...
by cssh
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Paint line calculation
Replies: 8
Views: 943

Re: Paint line calculation

il get the water level out tonight and confirm my measurements.
thanks all for the input
by cssh
Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Paint line calculation
Replies: 8
Views: 943

Re: Paint line calculation

My plan is to glass and paint under the water line, and on the sides and transom epoxy and automotive clear, which i'l do once the boat is complete.
by cssh
Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Paint line calculation
Replies: 8
Views: 943

Re: Paint line calculation

I have the plans at home, but i'm unable to find that piece of information.
I was more after advice one how others had gone about doing it properly
by cssh
Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Paint line calculation
Replies: 8
Views: 943

Paint line calculation

Hi all, i'm in need of the brains trust again. I purchased my Monaco without plans, so i'm using the site for most of my info, however i'm unable to find a definitive answer on how to locate, measure and mark out the paint line on the hull. Its currently upside down awaiting fibreglass and i'm looki...
by cssh
Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Fuel tank locations
Replies: 7
Views: 1111

Re: Fuel tank locations

Thanks for the help guys.
As it happens i make hoses and fittings so that side of it isn't an issue.
Is there an advantage in keeping weight lower in a hull, stability etc?
thanks
chris
by cssh
Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Fuel tank locations
Replies: 7
Views: 1111

Fuel tank locations

Hello all from down under, I'm in need of some tank positioning information for a monaco, if there are any experts available. Im looking at routing the exhaust pipes on the inside of the rails and exiting closer to the centre. This leaves me with a lot of extra space on the outside rear of the monac...
by cssh
Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New monaco build down under
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

Re: New monaco build down under

Thanks for the replies guys,
i'm up to the final lamination and having trouble sourcing timber.
Any help what i could use and where i can find.
thanks
chris
sydney
down under
by cssh
Tue Oct 27, 2015 3:33 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Alternative monaco frame construction
Replies: 1
Views: 960

Alternative monaco frame construction

Hi all Just throwing an idea out and seeing if it sticks. Most of the frames build in the boats I've seen have ether painted or covered up their perfect timber work. What is the experts opinion on making the frame from 2 layers of 16mm marine ply, possibly overlapping all the joins aswell as using t...
by cssh
Sun Oct 25, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New monaco build down under
Replies: 7
Views: 1082

New monaco build down under

Hi all,
im looking at building a monaco down here is australia.
Any helpful advice re timber to use and where to get it would be appreciated.
Im also looking for anyone who has build this model in an open configuration, info pics etc.
Thanks in advance
chris
Sydney Australia

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