Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by neel thompson » Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:50 am

Thanks Gayle.... Looking forward to warmer weather, but not too happy about leaving my project for two months.....

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by DavO » Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:20 pm

Neel
Where are you getting 40-grit sandpaper for this Triton belt sander? Thinking of buying it, but the coarsest paper I can find online is 80 grit.

David

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by Bill Edmundson » Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:45 pm

David

It comes with 80, 100, and 120 grit belts. This thing will really eat some wood. Try it first. The down sides to me is the grip gets pretty hot and I can't get 2 1/2" x 16" belts at the box store. The belts are out there on line.

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by neel thompson » Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:34 pm

David... Here is a link to Amazon for the 40 grit paper https://www.amazon.com/Aluminum-Oxide-P ... belt&psc=1

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by DavO » Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:44 pm

Thanks. I see a late-Christmas present in my near future!

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by neel thompson » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:42 am

We got back to PA about two weeks ago and it has taken us that long to get things put away and back to normal. It has also been quite cold so I haven't had a great desire to spend time in the garage. It is warming up now and I have moved the boat and work tables back into the "boatbuilding position". So I am ready to get back at it... Exciting!! …. I will be finishing the cold molding on the bottom. I have about six feet to go on that and then I will start the second layer on the sides. I'll post some pictures after some progress. While in Florida, I followed everything on the forum. There are some very nice new builds out there and I think we will be seeing a few of them at G-13 in September. Good to be back.,,,, Neel

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by Bill Edmundson » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:04 am

Neel

About damn time you got back to work!

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by TomB » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:12 pm

Glad you're back Neel,

I've been going through PB withdrawal. Need pictures.

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by neel thompson » Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:05 pm

I am officially back to working on the PB. I have been gluing more 6mm Okoume pieces on the bottom toward the bow. The two I just put on are about 6" wide and I think after two more of that size go on, I will have to cut the width down to about 4". And then it doesn't take long to get down to 2" right at the pointy end. It feels good getting back to sanding and mixing epoxy..... :D
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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by kens » Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:19 pm

Neel,
Good to see you back.
I too, am having PB posting withdrawls.
Oak is over rated, everything about it takes extra time; then it warps, splits or checks !!! :roll:

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by Hercdrvr » Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:50 pm

Marching right along there Neel. She’s looking good.
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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by neel thompson » Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:25 pm

Marching right along and getting very close to the "Pointy End" with the second bottom layer.
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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by BarnacleMike » Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:39 pm

Looking great, Neel!
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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by Bill Edmundson » Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:22 pm

Neel

So, I guess we're not going too see it at the Gathering this year! :P

I hope to have the Bartender back. :?

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Re: Neel's Palm Beach 22 build

Post by neel thompson » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:18 am

Not this year Bill..... Finished product could be a couple gatherings away.

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