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Roberta
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Re: modified malahini

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Maybe Mike will chime in on the alloy. I see he has his business up for sale, but is still doing business. I had Mike do two cutwaters for me and both were AWESOME. His expertise will be missed. I wish him a long and happy retirement.

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Peter

If you will be in saltwater use 316 SS, 316L if you can. 304 SS will last. 304 doesn't hold it's shine and can get slight surface pitting.

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Thanks Bill and Roberta! While I don't plan on a cutwater or transom bands, I may want other appearance trim pieces in stainless.
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Peter

For the things they do, these people are the least expensive I've seen. http://www.marineind.net/index.htm

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Thanks for the replies. I will let him know 18 gauge 316 ss
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Thank you Bill, great resource, have it bookmarked! Bryan it sounds like you got the cutwater and trim covered nicely, I'm looking forward to seeing the new phases of your project.
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Bryan,
Sounds like your hull is getting close to a flip.
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Matt B: Two more lift strakes to bend into place. Then paint and build caddle and ready to go over :D :D Of course, Lisa is putting pressure on me to do yard work :x
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Bryan

My measure on the yard is, If I can't feet my feet, the grass may need to be cut!

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You have our permission to do a couple of weekends worth of yard work and then get back to boat building.
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Yard work?? It’s good for the economy to pay someone else to do it.
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I have had so little time to work on my boat this summer. I have been so desperate to get something done, that I brought my lift strakes on vacation with me.
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I got them sanded and encapsulated while I was in KY.

I now have them attached to the boat.
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After I filled the screw holes and sanded, I went through the epoxy.
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Should I put another coat of epoxy over these pieces? They will be painted.
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Re: modified malahini

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My vote is "yes" Bryan

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Bryan

I'm with Neel. I'd slap another coat on it.

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I would epoxy them again (I would do one coat and then do another hot coat once it stops being tacky ~2-3 hrs later) This helps build thickness as a barrier coat. Sanding is not necessary if you are still in the chemical bond phase. This is a great feature because applying epoxy just to sand it right back off is a bummer :D

I read this at: https://www.westsystem.com/instruction- ... r-coating/

"Apply second and subsequent coats of epoxy following the same procedures. Make sure the previous coat has cured firmly enough to support the weight of the next coat. To avoid sanding between coats, apply all of the coats in the same day. After the final epoxy coat has cured overnight, wash and sand it to prepare for the final finish."
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