Tuffy Build

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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by hoodman » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:09 pm

I used the same jig. It worked out well and the hole came out right on target.
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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Evan » Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:10 pm

The deck battens and the carlings are on, time for more fairing! :D

I drilled the hole for the bow hook before I put on the battens, not sure why I was so concerned about that.
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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Evan » Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:59 pm

Almost ready to put the deck down, sanded the sides for primer.

I was always planning to paint the sides, not sure about the deck yet.
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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Evan » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:48 am

First coat of primer is on, there are a couple little spots that I need to touch up before I add the second coat.

I think the deck is ready to go on. I need another sheet of plywood for the front and need it to be a dry day to go and get one.

Going to have to decide on the hull colour, I am leaning towards white.
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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by hoodman » Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:01 pm

That's a cool boat
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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by BarnacleMike » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:22 pm

Nice!
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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Evan » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:48 am

It does have a different look to it. In pictures of it on the water the edge of the top edge of the transom seems to be almost in the water.

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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Evan » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:12 am

Some progress. Motor well sides are on, next is the cowl. I might prime and paint before I fasten it down, see how I feel about it when the time comes.

Decided to just get a tiller extension for now. The motor needs to be switched back and forth between boats.
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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Evan » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:33 pm

This is the second attempt with paint. On the first attempt the paint that was on the deck dried strange and some of it remained tacky. The paint on the hull dried just fine it is a mystery. It was from the same can and applied at the same time.

Ended up having to sand it off and I thought I was done with that sanding foolishness.

This is with the primer on. Tomorrow I will coat the console and motor well with their first coat.

I had thought about leaving the plywood on the deck exposed but I did not really care for the look of it.

Have all the hardware I am going to use except one little part that never came in.
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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Hercdrvr » Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:28 pm

Nice work, cool boat.
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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by BayouBengal » Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:28 am

I had that issue with TotalBoat primer. I left it on for a week and it never dried. I was told that I put the second coat on too soon after the first coat and even though it had dried to the touch, it was uncured and would never cure. I had to take to it with paint stripper.

Your boat is looking fantastic!!! :D

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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Evan » Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:49 pm

thanks

Hopefully it be in the water soon. The first coat of paint is on the motor well and console, it is so long between coats. Turned the heat back on in the garage the paint seemed the be taking longer to dry than it said on the chart.

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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Two8nine » Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:40 am

Great work, really unique looking boat.

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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Evan » Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:05 am

Mostly painted, needs another coat.

My son picked the colour, I think I can live with it.

I had some bleed through the tape which will have to be fixed.

Out of the whole project I have found painting has been the most difficult.
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Re: Tuffy Build

Post by Gayle Brantuk » Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:50 pm

Very nice, Evan! The Tuffy is a cool little design and one of the older ones too and you've done her justice. What paint system did you use? Sorry to hear it's been such a hassle...

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