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Feb 17, 2012, 12:46 AM
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The baby came on the 14th, Valentine Baby, so the boat is sidelined for a little bit. I was able to build a canopy for it and everything has wood filler on it. Just need to get it sanded down

I also took strips of heavy fiberglass and fiberglassed down the entire center seem. I started polyurethaning the whole inside as well.
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Feb 17, 2012, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Mtrchs
The baby came on the 14th, Valentine Baby, so the boat is sidelined for a little bit. I was able to build a canopy for it and everything has wood filler on it. Just need to get it sanded down

I also took strips of heavy fiberglass and fiberglassed down the entire center seem. I started polyurethaning the whole inside as well.
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Last edited by coriolan; Feb 28, 2012 at 05:19 PM.
Feb 19, 2012, 10:31 PM
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Im going to be sanding the canopy down tomorrow when it warms up here in tennessee. It snowed today but will be 60 tomorrow.
Last edited by TGKconnectors; Feb 23, 2012 at 06:48 PM.
Feb 23, 2012, 06:48 PM
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Fiberglass


I fiberglassed the inside of the hull where the seem is in the middle. I also sprayed the inside with polyurethane completely. I sanded down the canopy, pictures to come.
Feb 24, 2012, 11:50 AM
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Do you guys think I need more foam in the front or am I ok to seal up the top of the boat?
Feb 25, 2012, 03:00 PM
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I would put foam in every pocket that will not be utilized for equipment, but that's me. If those are little air pockets down the seam, you will want to get rid of those. Other than that, looks like she is coming along nicely, good job!

And congratulations on the new member of the family!
Feb 26, 2012, 11:31 AM
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ok I will put more foam in the front and put more epoxy in those air pockets. More pictures to come.
Feb 28, 2012, 09:44 AM
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More Foam


I have packed the front with as much foam as I can. Now it is time to seal up the front.
Apr 11, 2012, 03:39 AM
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part ordered


Hey everyone I just ordered the stinger for this boat. Check it out.

I am wondering how would I know how long to get the flex shaft in?

How is it measured? Overall length, or the length that is just the flex shaft part that does not run through the stinger?

Talk to you guys soon
Thanks
Apr 11, 2012, 05:53 AM
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How is it measured? Overall length, or the length that is just the flex shaft part that does not run through the stinger?

Thanks
Best thing to do is order it long and cut it to length after you see how much is needed. I usually get the motor placed along with stuffing tube. Put the prop dog on the prop shaft and slide it all the way in. Measure the distance from the back of the stinger to the front of the prop dog. Subtract 3/16" from that and cut that amount off the front of the cable.
Apr 11, 2012, 01:27 PM
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How do you cut it and keep it from fraying? Also does it need a square on the end of it?
Apr 12, 2012, 04:31 AM
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I use a dremel with a cut off wheel to cut them. Haven't seen one fray so far. After I get the right length, I do add a little silver solder to the end. If you are using a typical electric motor coupler it does not need a square end.
Apr 12, 2012, 06:46 AM
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ok so I think it is going to be about 7" from the transom. If I order a 17" flex cable I can just cut it done to size and silver solder the end of it.
Apr 12, 2012, 09:01 PM
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I think you're thinking in the right direction.
Apr 18, 2012, 02:38 AM
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Still waiting on the stinger to arrive, it should be here any day now.


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