Matt's Geronimo

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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby hoodman » Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:20 pm

Jim - Should be splashing very soon!

Billj - I'm doing okay. Glassing in the motorwell continues. Should have that wrapped up tomorrow and maybe get the fill coats done as well if I have time. Planning on some small fillets in the corners. I am not overlapping the cloth in the corners.

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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby BillJ » Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:18 pm

Matt,

Sounds like you have a quicker cleaner corner technique?

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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby hoodman » Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:43 pm

I don't know, Billj, just doing it my way. I have heard some others having a hard time with it which I assumed was because they were filleting the inside corners and overlapping. Just want to protect the motorwell from the cables chafing.

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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby BillJ » Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:10 pm

Matt,

Still working hard and moving forward?

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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby hoodman » Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:57 pm

BillJ wrote:Matt,

Still working hard and moving forward?

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Dad is coming to help sand tomorrow. I don't think he knows what he's in for.

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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby BillJ » Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:27 pm

Matt,

Oh I'm sure he's not expecting an easy desk job!

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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby hoodman » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:23 pm

Dad did a lot of sanding today and I did a moderate amount of sanding. With the Dewalt RO hooked up to the shop vac there was almost no dust in the air. I was impressed! Why didn't I do that before?! Still a bit of sanding to do but got a lot of it knocked out today. Also did work on the coamings, installed the transom drain tube, battery tray, and fuel tank tray. I plan to paint first and then drill holes for things like the fuel fill etc.
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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby billy c » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:03 pm

Matt
Glad things are moving along for you. Always nice having family involvement project too. :D
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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby hoodman » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:18 pm

Billy, it's good to have dad helping once in a while.

I'm in sanding hell. I'm going to need some more epoxy in certain spots. It's coming along but sanding is very demoralizing for me. At least there's virtually no dust with the vac on. That makes a big difference. However, I am literally hand sanding in the corners back in the motorwell. That's not fun at all.
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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby steveh41 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:55 pm

Looks great Matt... having a solution for the dust should help a lot. The corner fillets in the motor well are a good idea!

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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby BillJ » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:07 am

Matt,

Making progress, keep moving forward.

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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby PeterG » Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:34 am

Lots of dull sanding, but think of it this way: lots of hand craftsmanship and attention to detail! It'll be worth it all later when you paint and your finish looks awesome.
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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby hoodman » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:45 pm

Here comes the great white whale!
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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby Hercdrvr » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:46 pm

Looking good!!
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Re: Matt's Geronimo

Postby Milhouse » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:57 pm

It always seems like a quantum leap forward in progress, at least to me, when the finish goes on; almost there.
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