New Builder Building a squirt

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Re: New Builder Building a squirt

Postby BarnacleMike » Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:25 am

Looks good! I probably should've done something like your paint booth... but I didn't.

I'm sure your effort will pay off!
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Re: New Builder Building a squirt

Postby Hercdrvr » Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:13 am

Your Squirt looks great, the fit and finish of your joints makes mine look like I used a chainsaw. Well done.

Are you going to install a skeg or fin on the bottom?

Matt

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Re: New Builder Building a squirt

Postby Ronb172 » Thu Jul 21, 2016 8:30 am

Not planning on it Matt, but we'll see how she turns when I get her in the water. And thanks for the kind words
Squirt almost ready to get wet
Building my third SUP.
Started the Topper build.

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Re: New Builder Building a squirt

Postby Ronb172 » Sat Aug 13, 2016 7:41 am

Squirt's first bath. SUP, Malco, is done so my wood projects are coming to an end. Eyeballing the rampage for next spring.
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Squirt almost ready to get wet
Building my third SUP.
Started the Topper build.

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Re: New Builder Building a squirt

Postby BayouBengal » Sat Aug 13, 2016 11:06 am

Looks great, Ron! Congratulations on the completion.

Look forward to seeing her in the water.

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Re: New Builder Building a squirt

Postby Ronb172 » Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:26 pm

Getting so close
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Squirt almost ready to get wet
Building my third SUP.
Started the Topper build.

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Re: New Builder Building a squirt

Postby JimmY » Thu Sep 15, 2016 4:10 am

Hi Ron,

Your Squirt looks great! Can you elaborate on your finish, it looks like a mirror?

The vintage Johnson looks great as well, is it an 18hp? If so, I'd love to hear about the performance since I have a 18hp Johnson for mine. Did you buy the motor already restored, or did you do the work yourself?

Sorry for all the questions.
-Jim
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Re: New Builder Building a squirt

Postby Roberta » Thu Sep 15, 2016 4:21 am

Looks great, Ron. Looking forward to seeing the Rampage.

Roberta :D
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Re: New Builder Building a squirt

Postby Ronb172 » Sun Sep 18, 2016 7:03 pm

My quarter scale Squirt resting on her big sister.
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Squirt almost ready to get wet
Building my third SUP.
Started the Topper build.


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