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by tcough
Wed Feb 10, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: GREAT FIND...
Replies: 4
Views: 674

Re: GREAT FIND...

Interesting design, I say go for it!

Tell Bev she wouldn't need to sleep in a tent anymore, and if you add A/C, I think the deal is sealed !
by tcough
Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:12 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando
Replies: 96
Views: 20459

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando

Been distracted by other activities lately, plus we've had a lot of rain and some cold weather down here. Lows in the upper 30's, too cold to finish up epoxy/fiberglass work outside. This weekend, I hope to get the corners reinforced with another layer (after sanding the entire hull) and a couple fi...
by tcough
Fri Jan 29, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: Painting
Topic: Rustoleum Boat Paint
Replies: 9
Views: 1903

Re: Rustoleum Boat Paint

Over the years Rustoleum has been a pretty dependable company and their paints have lived up to their claims. I recently used some water based primer of theirs, the claim that it will work anywhere. It went on fast and dried quick. Think you are right in trying it first. Do they sell quarts? They w...
by tcough
Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Painting
Topic: Rustoleum Boat Paint
Replies: 9
Views: 1903

Rustoleum Boat Paint

Was in Lowes this evening to pick up some rattle cans for a project for the LOML and saw these on the shelf. Don't know anything about them, but will start doing some research, maybe try a test piece just to see how it looks/applies. Has anyone else seen/used them?
by tcough
Wed Jan 27, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Squirt in Minnesota
Replies: 213
Views: 37475

Re: Squirt in Minnesota

Flash wrote:Hi Steve

If you go up to the top left by Squirt in Minnesota, there should be a blue word that says Subscribe or Unsubscribe. Click on Subscribe. I wondered what happened to you?

Steve F

Learn something new everyday on this forum....
by tcough
Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando
Replies: 96
Views: 20459

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando

Bryan - I think that's who I saw comment on how happy they were with it. If I recall, it was on a Zip.
by tcough
Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando
Replies: 96
Views: 20459

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando

Kelly It's been nasty down here lately, but much nicer than the crap in the NE. I've read somewhere that someone had great success with their Ironsides paint. Is that what you used? What kind of problems are you having with it? I'm leaning towards the Interlux Brightsides as a lot of folks have repo...
by tcough
Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: Gathering 2016
Topic: Pin Maps
Replies: 16
Views: 1969

Re: Pin Maps

Does the cold weather keep you out of the shop and this is what you're doing to stay busy? Neat idea Bill.
by tcough
Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Building The Vera Cruise
Replies: 2131
Views: 243473

Re: Building The Vera Cruise

And I thought I was close between the bow and air conditioner, but at least I have inches, unlike Carl. Looks like he barely has an inch.
by tcough
Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Graduation from the University
Replies: 17
Views: 1405

Re: Graduation from the University

Congratulations! I was a non-traditional student as well, starting my engineering degree program at 31 and finishing at 40. Can't believe that was over a decade ago, but it was worth every headache I got from late night studying and complaints from my wife due to lack of together time. We're now rea...
by tcough
Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Fiberglass
Topic: Varnish Instead of Fiberglass?
Replies: 18
Views: 3171

Re: Varnish Instead of Fiberglass?

I did my transom first, then built up the bottom edge to get a sharp corner. After that, I placed the bottom glass. This is what most people on this site recommend.
by tcough
Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1448
Views: 188906

Re: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24

I see where you're planning to go with the Yamaha 115, good choice IMO. I have an FX115 on my Hurricane and love it. Very dependable and fuel efficient. I usually run about 6 hours each weekend up and down the intercoastal and only have to fill the 40 gallon tank about every 5 weeks.
by tcough
Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24
Replies: 1448
Views: 188906

Re: I guess it's time to come out of the closet!Bartender 24

Slow day at work and I read your build blog start to finish. What a journey! I know you're looking forward to splashing her and what a great thread. Looking forward to seeing the final product.
by tcough
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: knee surgery
Replies: 39
Views: 2871

Re: knee surgery

Hope you have a speedy recovery. My mother had both her's done a couple years ago and her only complaint was not having it done sooner.
by tcough
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando
Replies: 96
Views: 20459

Re: Flats Flyer Build in Orlando

OK, so I'm nearing the point where I need to prime & paint the bottom of the Flyer. I still need to sand and apply a couple more coats of epoxy plus add additional fiberglass at the corners of the chine & keel. I'm leaning heavily towards Interlux Brightside over their PrimeKote primer, but ...

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