Monte Carlo update

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Monte Carlo update

Postby jamundsen » Fri Feb 05, 2010 5:18 pm

I havent posted any pictures of the build as so far its just one layer after another of plywood on the sides but now I actually have some mahogany on it so here are a few pictures. Plus Now I know how to post pictures.
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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby upspirate » Fri Feb 05, 2010 5:33 pm

Looks good John

Once it gets covered with veneer,it's even more exciting than when the frames started looking like a boat!!!

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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby DaveLott » Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:01 pm

Fantastic John.

Did you decide to staples to hold the veneer strakes while they cure? I know you were looking at options.
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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby jamundsen » Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:32 pm

I am using the t-50 staples and removing them after the epoxy cures. They are an 18 gauge staple which makes them easy to remove. I tried 20 gauge staples but they had a tendency to break and were dificult to remove. After rough sanding i wet the wood with water and most of the staple holes swell together. I am pleased so far but I still need to see how they look after the glass.
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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby jamundsen » Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:01 pm

I am on boat building hiatus for about a week. Its killing me. I have about 3/4 of the mahogany on the sides and was hoping to finish the mahogany before this week. the city is having their annual inspection of the hangars this week and boats are not an approved item to have in the hangar so out it went until the inspections are over.
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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby jamundsen » Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:29 pm

back to boat building in full force. It feels great. I broke the last piece of mahogany for the sides and I epoxied the wrong side of one of the laminations. Life is good.
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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby DaveLott » Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:31 pm

Good to see you back on task John.

Now you have to catch up to me :lol:
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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby Bill Edmundson » Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:58 am

Both of you need to shut-up and get back to work :!: I want more pictures :!: AND, I WANT TO SEE THEM IN SEPTEMBER :!:

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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby DaveLott » Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:17 am

hey, you volunteered for someone else. Get your rump on a plane and get up here to help me as well. :x

Yeah, I know, you are retired now and can sit on your haunches and pock fun at the rest of us in toil and torment. What a friend you are?

I am posting pics and lots of them on the blog. And now you will get less until the unveiling. I cannot take pics and caulk at the same time. Tried that last night and had to clean up the camera and phone (cuz I was interrupted in mid-stride by a friend). So, see what you did!! :lol:
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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby Oyster » Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:14 am

DaveLott wrote:I am posting pics and lots of them on the blog. And now you will get less until the unveiling. I cannot take pics and caulk at the same time. Tried that last night and had to clean up the camera and phone (cuz I was interrupted in mid-stride by a friend). So, see what you did!! :lol:

You wouldn't need any help if you would manage your time better, less time posting and blogging and more time on building. :P :oops: :lol:

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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby DaveLott » Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:00 am

Gotta come up for air sometimes.


But this is John's thread so back to topic.
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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby Oyster » Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:16 pm

DaveLott wrote:Gotta come up for air sometimes.


But this is John's thread so back to topic.

Most surely, but gotta give you a little nitro with your air too. YOU guys are on a roll and your blog has been a great tutorial for anyone coming along new to follow! Stuff like that saves others some time with the pondering portion of the builds.

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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby upspirate » Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:24 pm

Oyster wrote:
DaveLott wrote:Gotta come up for air sometimes.


But this is John's thread so back to topic.

Most surely, but gotta give you a little nitro with your air too. YOU guys are on a roll and your blog has been a great tutorial for anyone coming along new to follow! Stuff like that saves others some time with the pondering portion of the builds.



Yep,Inspiration to us procrastinators.

Here's the first step....the wood for patterns and building form. :wink: :D
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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby jamundsen » Sat Apr 24, 2010 3:54 pm

Ahh the highjackers have arrived. Where would we be without the levity? The Monte Carlo will be at the Gathering, finished or not. Well, most likely not. At least it will be turned over by then.
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Re: Monte Carlo update

Postby DaveLott » Sat Apr 24, 2010 4:16 pm

jamundsen wrote:Ahh the highjackers have arrived. Where would we be without the levity? The Monte Carlo will be at the Gathering, finished or not. Well, most likely not. At least it will be turned over by then.



Well, you can have the engine in and we can take it for a romp sitting on milk baskets. Looking forward to seeing all again.
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