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by cssh
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

Thanks to all for the encouraging words. Does anyone have experience with rudder design. The current rudder i'm using is very deep, and is causing the boat to lean when cornering. Im considering cutting and reshaping it so it lower edge is in the same axis as the prop shaft, like in the books. Any s...
by cssh
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

thank for the kind words,
we get these fires every 10 years or so, bit worse than normal this year tho.
by cssh
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

a few more
by cssh
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

last pic showing the lovely bush fire smoke we are living with
by cssh
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

Thanks for all the assistance with the build from many different members,
i've attached a few updated pics after its 3rd test run.
Next is interior.
chris
sydney
by cssh
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

a few more
by cssh
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

some long overdue updates on my monaco.
Any suggestions of what clear to use over the epoxy.
by cssh
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

I used west systems 411 filler beads mixed with bote cote clear epoxy.
Mixed it up to a toothpaste consistency and squeezed into the gaps.
This week is sanding and then more sanding.
by cssh
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

Gap in timber on deck is filled with clear epoxy mixed with West System Filler beads.
I'm going to sand the top deck in 1 piece to give a smooth finish
by cssh
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

More deck top pics
Outer timber will be stained in dark mahogany stain with clear over
Inner strips will be done in clear over natural timber.
by cssh
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

Progress so far....
Top decking timber has been completed.
All done in 12mm thick mahogany, with a 5mm gap, thanks to the help of 100s of time spacers
Now it's time to sand.
by cssh
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

engine cover
Not 100% if the engine cover will be timber, or upholstery, or a combination.
Rear open section will work as a fold down drink cabinet, with hidden lights.
by cssh
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

mid section top layer
by cssh
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

Top finishing boards i used 12mm thick fijian mahogany for all the top decking. The layout will be as per the original style with all timber strips, Transom has a 25mm x 25mm bent top inlayed timber to allow me to slightly round the edge On the side i have decided to use solid mahogany as an edge so...
by cssh
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Downunder Monaco Utility
Replies: 33
Views: 14548

Re: Downunder Monaco Utility

more interior pics

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