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by Oyster
Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:01 am
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: How many screws for a Zip?
Replies: 19
Views: 11663

Re: How many screws for a Zip?

I would not be comfortable trusting adhesives alone to hold my hull together unless I employed heavy fiberglass on the exterior. I am not sure if anyone has suggested this at all. I know I didn't. Choosing the right fiberglass is key if you are considering incorporating glass as part if not the sol...
by Oyster
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: Painting
Topic: Interlux filling stain
Replies: 1
Views: 1921

Re: Interlux filling stain

If you used wood flour in your resin and thats the material that you are referring to, which fills the wider spaced seamlines, then yes just go right over the glue line with the thinned filler stain and allow to dry thoroughly. Make sure you sand with a good fine paper and wipe down your surface wit...
by Oyster
Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:06 am
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: How many screws for a Zip?
Replies: 19
Views: 11663

Re: How many screws for a Zip?

Remember Roberta IIRC you are also depending on epoxy only for your own Spartan deck build. :wink: Not true, Mike. I only omitted the screws along the very front of the deck. Please get the facts correct before using my examples. Roberta And how far apart are the fasteners that you now have in your...
by Oyster
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:43 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini in Missouri
Replies: 335
Views: 55385

Re: Malahini in Missouri

Nice work, You want to make sure that you get some sealer on the maple and maintain it. It does have some tendancy to get some black spots or black lines, especially if its soft maple, or new growth material.
by Oyster
Mon Mar 05, 2012 4:38 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Angled Cuts on Transom of Huck Finn
Replies: 556
Views: 57480

Re: Angled Cuts on Transom of Huck Finn

With this warmer weather, I was wondering when you would be showing off your sexy legs in those flowery shorts. :shock: :roll: There is no need to contact CPS. The triplets are currently enrolled in daycare, where they are being taught good manners before I set them free. The daycare has an opening...
by Oyster
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: How many screws for a Zip?
Replies: 19
Views: 11663

Re: How many screws for a Zip?

jamundsen wrote:I used way more staples than screws on the Monte Carlo. I hope it holds together. :D
Tell me about it, especially about 60 miles offshore with the new one... :wink: I got about another 300 to go, quite possibly and then I will have another sumtin to pray about. 8) 8)
by Oyster
Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: How many screws for a Zip?
Replies: 19
Views: 11663

Re: How many screws for a Zip?

A point of note,,,,If you place too many screws in a line too close along a batten or even a rail batten you can also weaken the solid timber.This will also show up later after some cycling of the seasons and use. In the business its also called "sawing the batten into with fasteners" especially if ...
by Oyster
Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:52 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: How many screws for a Zip?
Replies: 19
Views: 11663

Re: How many screws for a Zip?

Per the plans, you need a screw every 3" along the shears, chines, strong backs, stem, and keel. Every 6" along battens plus you need to consider what you need for any butt joints. If you are planking over the plywood, you need to consider how you will anchor the planking. 4 gross will do the botto...
by Oyster
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: How many screws for a Zip?
Replies: 19
Views: 11663

Re: How many screws for a Zip?

If you consider a gross as 12 dozen, and times that by four, I cannot fathom you ever using that many screws in just the bottom, especially when using epoxy as a glue. Lets look at a general number for just one row at one fastening point fore and aft. At the worse if you use a fastener every six inc...
by Oyster
Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:51 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Doing IT ! / Little Hunk
Replies: 158
Views: 46815

Re: Doing IT ! / Little Hunk

I tell ya i not getting the chine right ! im perplexed! need to get away from it for awhile! :evil: :!: Well let the battens float across several frames, installing both sides and then stand off and take a look see to see if the shape of the battens are simular. This may tell you that one or more o...
by Oyster
Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:25 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Angled Cuts on Transom of Huck Finn
Replies: 556
Views: 57480

Re: Angled Cuts on Transom of Huck Finn

I think we need to report you to CPS for abandonment of this child. :cry: :cry:
by Oyster
Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:36 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: CEDAR FOR DECKING?! YeS OR NO/ L O O K
Replies: 34
Views: 5801

Re: CEDAR FOR DECKING?! YeS OR NO/ L O O K

the cedars will need to be coated with some form of sealer. The wood is considered to be a softwood and will dry out and shrink, causing some issues of cracking and even water under the solid wood veneers if you are considering laying a thin veneer to plywood, like many folks do when using hardwoods...
by Oyster
Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:56 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Branson Storm Damage
Replies: 29
Views: 4309

Re: Branson Storm Damage

Sounds like you got lucky Dave! If I were one of those business owners I think I would take that insurance money and run. Hope it all works out for the better in the end. The second nightmare has just begun. FEMA especially is a joke. Right after Hurricane Irene both the insurance companies told th...
by Oyster
Thu Mar 01, 2012 7:02 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Branson Storm Damage
Replies: 29
Views: 4309

Re: Branson Storm Damage

Any "missions" work that we can do Dave? Feel free to let us know.
by Oyster
Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:55 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: A TNT HAS A NEW HOME
Replies: 79
Views: 16278

Re: A TNT HAS A NEW HOME

Gee one day I open up the forum and find green eyelashes included in the trimming of a boat hull. Next day or so I open up the forum and what do I find? someone attempting to already dress up their several day old girl's behind with the frillies like my own grand daughter's last photo. Whats the wor...