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Old 10-31-2013, 11:01 AM
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Thanks! Yep it truly is a labor of love! Plus I plan on keeping this boat until I move back to MI so I will have it for a long time so all the work will be worth it. The booth works well, the blower could be stronger. It keeps the dust down and stops overspray from getting on everything in the garage. It works perfect for small parts, etc. The biggest thing I sprayed in there was the new king size headboard I built for the wife. That was too much for the blower to keep up with, but I had brand new cartridge for my respirator so I was ok. The door does not fully seal so you get some fresh air being pulled in.
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:41 AM
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Slowly but it's getting done! Got the new core in and new back panel made and completely sealed with two coats. You can see the old one was never sealed before install.

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Old 11-27-2013, 06:33 PM
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So been making some progress but work, weather, etc, has got in the way a bit. All the fiberglass work is done. I have everything sanded and filled and just waiting for better weather to high build prime and then do final sanding before final paint.

So in the mean time I have been working on getting the engine and stuff ready for some paint inside the warm heated garage! Got the engine basically torn down and on the work stand to start the refresh of paint and bling!

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Old 11-27-2013, 06:40 PM
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Here is the pics of the Pro Sport dampener I purchased when I built this engine 3 years ago. It started rusting after the first year and I was in fresh water until late this season. WTF? At least the sticker is still good

Good thing I haven't needed to time the engine lately? Can someone give me a recomendation on a dampener that will not rust so fast? I don't care if it is black I just want to be able to read the timing marks.

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Old 11-29-2013, 03:16 PM
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Got primer down! Now got to guide coat it and back to more sanding! I love sanding

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Old 11-29-2013, 03:55 PM
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Looking waaay better!
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Old 11-29-2013, 04:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Captain YARRR View Post
Looking waaay better!
Thank you! I can't wait to get paint on it! I hated the splatter paint it had from the factory. I think it will look better all white!
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Old 12-04-2013, 03:08 PM
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Project looks good a friend up in Northern Va used to have one like yours they're fun boats.
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Old 12-05-2013, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Cole-One View Post
Project looks good a friend up in Northern Va used to have one like yours they're fun boats.
Thank you! I love it! It has been a lot of fun! And I always wanted one and I'm not sure if I will ever sell it! I want a bigger boat with twins eventually and this one might turn into a Class 6 raceboat when I get a bigger boat
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Old 12-07-2013, 01:03 PM
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It was 75 outside yesterday so I left work early and went home and shot some paint!
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