Pee Wee Build ( Melbourne )

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby hzchevy » Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:15 pm

Who could have thought a name and placement of that name was such a hard decision haha :D My name reflects what my mates think of me when I told them I was building a boat.
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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby chubs » Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:06 pm

Looks almost ready to launch!

Can i ask what you used to waterproof the hull eg what you painted it with? I was thinking i'd use acrylic clear on my boat when the time comes but i'm not sure.

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby hzchevy » Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:03 pm

The hull is sealed with 3 coats of epoxy resin and 3 coats of a 2 part epoxy paint.
Not sure how it will stand up, but Ill wait and see.

I have one issue I hadnt thought about. How the hell do I get into the boat from the bank on my
own? Hmmmmm.

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby pamelalynne1 » Sat Mar 02, 2013 3:34 pm

Fill out a withdrawal slip. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby hzchevy » Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:31 pm

I dont follow pamela??? Did I miss something :)

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby pamelalynne1 » Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:04 pm

Actually it was a play on the word "bank" from which you would withdraw money. The word "slip" was an incidental addition, as in boat slip.
"It was fourth down and the team was forced to drop back and "pun"

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby hzchevy » Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:44 am

Gday everyone.
Im getting very excited now as I only have minor things to complete on the boat. I also need to go shopping for a suitable trailer to buy then its launch time. Never did I think I would get so far. Many people at work have doubted me which is enough inspiration to finish. Can you believe they are even taking bets that it sinks and have named it the titanic 2. Loverly bunch of blokes I work with hahaha. The trailer I have it sitting on is not suitable its just a dummy one for the time been. Moreeeee pics :)
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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby hzchevy » Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:52 am

I forgot to add. How the hell am I going to get it in the thing. Havent really thought about that until today. :(

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby Doug G » Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:00 am

Very nice PeeWee! I am looking forward to the maiden report.

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby pamelalynne1 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:53 am

hzchevy wrote:I forgot to add. How the hell am I going to get it in the thing. Havent really thought about that until today. :(


Depending on how big you are you might need to rub yourself down with axle grease and "slip" yourself in. Good luck. Personally, it's a tight fit for me in my little Squirt; but it's lots of fun.
BTW Great looking little boat

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby hzchevy » Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:20 am

Oh I fit in it alright its just the getting in and out of it Im worried about. If I have to push it out from the bank a little how am I going to hoist myself up and over into the boat.

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby pamelalynne1 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 8:25 am

YOu could always push off with a paddle. :D That is, if you can fit one in the boat with you.

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby hzchevy » Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:26 pm

Yes I have 2 paddles clipped into the boat. 1 either side. You can see them I think in the third picture These are required by law here along with a bucket, torch and fire extinguisher.

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby pamelalynne1 » Sat Mar 09, 2013 5:29 pm

The one thing worse than being UP a creek without a paddle is being DOWN a creek without a paddle. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Pee Wee Build

Postby rjwittmann » Fri May 17, 2013 9:58 am

Need some updates....... :D Want to see some pics of it in the water.


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