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Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 01-17-2018, 09:35 PM
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Posted By glassdave
not sure i would use it on anything critical but...

not sure i would use it on anything critical but do a test piece and see how it goes. thats a long time for VE to sit though.
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 01-17-2018, 03:11 PM
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Posted By glassdave
Looks like Kevlar to me :D . . . . it is...

Looks like Kevlar to me :D . . . .

it is most like in inter-laminate ply and not the entire build. What year is your boat?
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 01-17-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By glassdave
just watched that video . . . .by the way that is...

just watched that video . . . .by the way that is probably a gel type crazy glue . . . but plain 'ol crazy glue none the less. . . . for $24.95 :eek: . . . . god i hate bullsh!t marketing
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 01-17-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By glassdave
its actually cyanoacrylate or CA . . . . or...

its actually cyanoacrylate or CA . . . . or simply CrazyGlue :D and yeah it does work but it a temporary fix at best. If you want to buy it locally just get the cheapest stuff you can find at either...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-13-2018, 08:01 PM
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Views: 439
Posted By glassdave
oh yeah, i remember chatting about that. Sorry i...

oh yeah, i remember chatting about that. Sorry i got so upside down getting ready for winter it slipped by me a couple times. He got rid of it end of last summer and by the time i got through to him...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-13-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By glassdave
i might have a few odds and ends. my building use...

i might have a few odds and ends. my building use to be a marine dealer and there were a few misc signs left in the building. i'll see what i have, plus another friend closed a couple marinas and...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-09-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By glassdave
i still love print, books and mags. just ordered...

i still love print, books and mags. just ordered the 2017 issue, any chance you still have 16 and 15 left overs for sale?
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 12-05-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By glassdave
yes 635 is very similar, actually easier to work...

yes 635 is very similar, actually easier to work with. West is a great product and of the highest quality but is way over priced for what it is. Because you are also potentially laminating upside...
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 12-04-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By glassdave
nearly all current fabrics are compatible with...

nearly all current fabrics are compatible with epoxy but you will have to work to drive the resin into mat side of the fabric and if your gonna use an 08 put it in with the mat side out. In other...
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 11-30-2017, 09:15 PM
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Views: 286
Posted By glassdave
what bumpers?

what bumpers?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-29-2017, 10:58 AM
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Posted By glassdave
probably the same stuff most of us do :D lol . ....

probably the same stuff most of us do :D lol . . . I'm guessing it was at this moment you knew she was a keeper :cool-smiley-011:
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-22-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By glassdave
i think i am going to not eat the rest of today...

i think i am going to not eat the rest of today in preparation for the TWO t-day's i am required to attend :D
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-22-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By glassdave
Jet Dock should be on your short list. Saw the...

Jet Dock should be on your short list. Saw the owner of the company run his forty something foot Hustler up on one with extreme ease. I was very impressed plus they have a lot of cool accessories
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Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 11-20-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By glassdave
are you working in poly or VE?

are you working in poly or VE?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-15-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,689
Posted By glassdave
i agree . . . TP goes over . . . . :D . . .

i agree . . . TP goes over . . . . :D . . .
Forum: General Boating Discussion 11-12-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,061
Posted By glassdave
Thats actually a slight right hand dogleg bend at...

Thats actually a slight right hand dogleg bend at the entrance of the mole leading into the harbor turn. Boats tend to bunch to the outside (shore side) of the course right there and it gets very...
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 11-07-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,654
Posted By glassdave
Great thread! :D

Great thread! :D
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 11-02-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By glassdave
cant recall the exact numbers but its a 30...

cant recall the exact numbers but its a 30 SleekCraft running just under 90 with about six hundred plus HP a side spinning at a little over 6000 rpm. I think his slip was in the high 20 something...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 11-02-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By glassdave
actualy i am just thinking a few projects ahead....

actualy i am just thinking a few projects ahead. my next boat will be a 43 with speedmasters. i would like to build a thirty something-ish six pack boat someday with no cabin. Like a 33 Powerplay or...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 11-02-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By glassdave
I was mostly asking out of curiosity, at a race...

I was mostly asking out of curiosity, at a race one time Jim Simmons told me the helical XZ drives were slightly faster in SV but also slightly weaker. personally i wont build anything more then...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 11-02-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By glassdave
XZ vs XR gears

Anyone ever compare the two speed wise? I have been told the XZ set is slightly faster because of the helical cut gears but also slightly weaker vs the straight cut XR's . . . . just curious is all...
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 10-22-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By glassdave
i use Meguires and PVA as well. I would...

i use Meguires and PVA as well. I would definitely gel the mold and most likely with the gun cup or brush. You will have a tough time getting all the fine air bubbles out at the surface if you tried...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-21-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,364
Posted By glassdave
saw this in a mall the other day :cool:

saw this in a mall the other day :cool:
Forum: Fiberglass and Paint 10-20-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By glassdave
i call the process a "quick n dirty mold" . . . ....

i call the process a "quick n dirty mold" . . . . i do it all the time for short run parts. . . . .


1. yep just tear up small pieces of mat and work it up. Couple layers and your good . . . ....
Forum: Ocean Express 10-18-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,910
Posted By glassdave
:thankyouthankyou: . . . . lol

:thankyouthankyou: . . . . lol
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