Aussie Gentry

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by John R » Sat May 05, 2018 3:45 pm

G/Day well engine hatch is now finished bought it in last night to cure off in front of the fire has not turned out to bad must have got the mixture and pressures right
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by Shaunh » Sun May 06, 2018 1:37 am

Looking great mate

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by mrintense » Sun May 06, 2018 3:28 pm

Nice work John.
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by sscobra » Sun May 06, 2018 9:55 pm

Love all the color variations in the grain. Very nice. Skip
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by billy c » Mon May 07, 2018 4:41 am

Great job John. What are you spraying for the primer and finish coats?
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by John R » Mon May 07, 2018 2:11 pm

G/Day thanks to all Billy i used 6 coats of epoxy primer (non yellow Bote-Cote) then 6 coats of Fease Watson marine varnish rolled on then sanded then sprayed the last 4 coats on ............John

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by John R » Thu May 10, 2018 3:22 pm

G/Day well i have 3 coats of varnish rolled on i will get to 6 then sand smooth the spray the next 4 coats the bugs have not found me yet ....John
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by Milhouse » Thu May 10, 2018 6:31 pm

John - your varnish job looks really great!

Do you have any pro varnish suggestions/tricks for rolling / brushing? How much reducer do you add?

I am also very interested to hear of your spraying setup because I can't seem to get a perfect finish brushing it on.
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by John R » Thu May 10, 2018 6:46 pm

G/Day Jim i just use a sponge roller push it on hard then do a light roll just to get rid of any air bubbles i do not thin at this stage, i thin around 10% when spraying.......John

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by John R » Sun May 27, 2018 3:40 pm

G/Day well the hull is finished got the last 4 coats sprayed on yesterday 20 deg here no wind no bugs i will wait a couple of weeks before putting brackets on and the hatches in, now to paint the trailer and build the engine
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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by John R » Sun May 27, 2018 3:41 pm

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by John R » Sun May 27, 2018 3:42 pm

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by jenko » Sun May 27, 2018 4:52 pm

stunning 8)

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by Bill Edmundson » Sun May 27, 2018 5:49 pm

Look like it's time to get those BIG Australian numbers on her show us her on the water!

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Re: Aussie Gentry

Post by mrintense » Sun May 27, 2018 6:14 pm

My my my, she looks beautiful!! :D :D

Great work John!
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