Crackerbox conception

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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:48 pm

andycap wrote:I've never seen lift brackets like that before, where did you find them and on what were they used??

Have fun bldg. your CBox, I'm bldg. one also...


Andycap, the lift points came from a 1967 Century Resorter . They are the same as the ones on my 61 Resorter

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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:52 pm

lakeracer69 wrote:You may want to revisit your chine/stem junction. It looks way off from your picture.


Good eye lakeracer69. The shear was actually glued 13/16 higher than the photo. Another layer of the breasthook was not in place yet.

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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:03 pm

Second layer going on. Seems are tight!
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby heuben » Sat Jan 16, 2016 5:41 pm

Hope mine goes this quickly, looks awesome.

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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby fergal butler » Sun Jan 17, 2016 4:48 am

Looking good.

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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:32 pm

Things have been moving along pretty well!
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:36 pm

Fiberglass sheeting her now
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:41 pm

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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Sun May 01, 2016 12:09 pm

Installed the spray rails and sprayed the first coat of primer today
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby BayouBengal » Sun May 01, 2016 6:55 pm

Looking great!

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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby Gayle Brantuk » Mon May 02, 2016 10:49 am

Very nice!
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby Andy Garrett » Tue May 03, 2016 6:30 am

Classic white... nice!
Time to flip it!
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:23 pm

Well I started back at it a few weeks ago. I built a eng. mockup, drilled prop shaft hole and dialed in the engine location. Made some new engine mount blocks at 14 degrees. Old ones were getting bad. Also finished up the boat dolly for the flip. I will be mounting prop strut on the boat and drilling shaft hole soon. Then its painting the hull and flipping for engine install.
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:25 pm

new eng. mounts
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Re: Crackerbox conception

Postby wickedwood61 » Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:46 pm

Prop shaft hole is drilled. The bit drifted off a little to starboard side but I'm still good to go.
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