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by PWDULA
Sat May 16, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

Final Fiberglass resin, will sand to smooth finish and plan on Inerlux Perfection Plus Poly clear.
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by PWDULA
Sat May 16, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

General Finishers #450 Red Mahogany, Full strength on cover board and light coat on planks, Its a Faux deck, Okoume deck. The Kit comes with Faux 5 inch planks I used a Dremel router to make them 2.5 inches. I'm happy how it turned out. I'm trying to build the boat light, and estimate a 50-60# savin...
by PWDULA
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

Update, Should have Floor and Seat Kit in May, In the Mean time I have added Faux Line 2.5 inches apart, Kit come at 5 inch spacing, I like how they turned out, as I am trying to keep the boat as light as possible, Deck will be stained with Red Mahogany and the Faux Line filled with Cream Gel coat. ...
by PWDULA
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

TAB, You are correct about 80# full fuel, I planning on a Yamaha 25, weighs in about 145-150#, so I think balance would be alright VUpilot looks like a similar setup I plan on using.
Peter
by PWDULA
Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

Planing on 12 gal permanent below deck tank by Moeller. Looks like several Zip builders went this way
Peter
by PWDULA
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

Well it has been cold here in Maryland, so boat building is pretty much at a halt, it will warm up, still planning a May/June Launch!!!
by PWDULA
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

Plan to order new floor and seat kit, in the mean time started to wire boat.
by PWDULA
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

Dry fitted deck for fit, need to fair sheer top just a bit, I found fairing to be the most difficult for me, however the kit is a great time saver and wood is forgiving!!
Peter
by PWDULA
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

5 Minutes, its great to have 8 folks under 35!!!
by PWDULA
Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

On Trailer, more fun to come!!
by PWDULA
Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit
Replies: 83
Views: 70298

Re: Building the Zip with the NEW Zip Complete Wood Parts Kit

Couldn't do it without Grandson

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