W T-V 17'8" 32

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W T-V 17'8" 32

Post by tx river rat » Tue Jun 16, 2009 10:40 pm

Well its back to the darkside,.Got my plans and ordered my supplies today, pick up the wood this week .
Now if ya'll hear a bunch of cussing it will be me working with the epoxy first time.
Ron
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Post by LIGHT KEEPER'S KID » Thu Jun 18, 2009 2:29 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: Who know's you may love it :D

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Re: W T-V 15 32

Post by hairymick » Thu Jun 18, 2009 4:54 pm

G'day Ron,

Tis about bloody time mate. :P Once you get used to working with it, Ya gonna love it. :D
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Re: W T-V 15 32

Post by Oldsparkey » Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:01 pm

tx river rat wrote:Well its back to the darkside,.Got my plans and ordered my supplies today, pick up the wood this week .
Now if ya'll hear a bunch of cussing it will be me working with the epoxy first time.
Ron
DAM.... Here ya tells me on the river trip to not let anyone know and you spill the Bean Pot about ya switching over to the ..... EPOXY ..Shutter , gasp , choke , never will happen , gasp :roll:
Ron.. I think you will like it better , it will give you more time to help Sonya with her honey do's while it is curing. :lol: :lol:

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Re: W T-V 15 32

Post by tx river rat » Thu Jun 18, 2009 6:39 pm

Well one thing about it I can give folks a good comparison between the 2.
Ron

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Re: W T-V 15 32

Post by tx river rat » Fri Jun 19, 2009 10:35 pm

I guess I need to explain the deal with the epoxy. When I started down this dark road polyester was less than 20.00 a gallon. Epoxy was over a hundred a gallon,now US composites has a three gallon kit for 120.00 epoxy, now polyester is 37.00 a gallon thats not but 3.00 a gallon difference,I am going to build one boat and see how I like it.
Ron
I think the only problem will be waiting for the stuff to dry.
Bet I cant build this boat in 15 days like I did the Cuda.

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Re: W T-V 15 32

Post by craiggamesh » Sat Jun 20, 2009 12:30 am

I don't know about the rest of you guys, but I would be happy to have the time to finish one in 15 weeks. :lol: With the Young 'uns, my building time is limited to 9 pm - 11 pm during the week and on weekends I may get a three to 5 hour block. Those are the "wet out" days when I epoxy a large item like the hull. I envy your ability to build so fast.

Maybe you should build a stripper during the time you are waiting for the epoxy to cure on the W T-V :wink:
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Re: W T-V 15 32

Post by tx river rat » Sat Jun 20, 2009 3:58 pm

That is one thing good about being semi retired. more time for playing.
I do know what you mean a 60 hour week used to be normal for me.
Ron
PS There might be a few strips involved in this build :lol: :lol:

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Re: W T-V 17'8" 32

Post by tx river rat » Sun Jun 21, 2009 1:25 pm

Well I made a decision today on the layout of the W T V . Put a boat stretcher on it ,it will be 17 ft 8 inches long .
Ron

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Re: W T-V 17'8" 32

Post by jem » Sun Jun 21, 2009 3:17 pm

tx river rat wrote:Well I made a decision today on the layout of the W T V . Put a boat stretcher on it ,it will be 17 ft 8 inches long .
Ron
eh?
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