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Old 03-17-2003, 08:02 PM
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Originally posted by 27Fountain
I though it was a very good show, I didn't know that the Eliminators are painted before they are molded???? If someone could explain that one I would appreciate it.

That's actually pretty common with the west coast customer boat builders. They spray the graphic design with gelcoat in the mold while building the hull. Somebody else could proably more details on the process, but I know that most west coast custom boats have the graphics sprayed in gelcoat in the mold instead of having them painted on after the hull is ou tof the mold. It's a pretty cool process to watch, becase the guy taping and spraying the gelcoat needs to do everything inside-out, and the deck and bottom are sprayed differently.
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Old 03-17-2003, 08:06 PM
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Originally posted by NASTY HABIT
...imagine seeing that 115' comming at you at 42 mph ( i think it was)
Actually, I think it's 115 meters - something like 380 feet....
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Old 03-17-2003, 08:50 PM
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Good to know people on this site know what to look for when running high speeds. I was refering to the Eliminator porposing and also how wet it was. Still KICK A$$ RIDES though. I think there 36 is the best boat they make(lines).
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