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Oh stop it! Its been 40 Celsius yesterday, today and will be tomorrow (that's over 100 old speak) and you can add another 5 degrees inside my shed. And I have no choice but to push on, my spray painter arrives (my brother) in one week and I have to have the highbuild keyed. What I'd give for snow ne...
- Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:24 pm
- Forum: Multi-hull Builds
- Topic: Easy Sarah or Waller 1200?
- Replies: 6
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My quick 20c worth on strip planking. Schioning are or have moved completely away from it in their flat pack designs (I think the forebeam may still be in and ironically it was the only strip planking I did well and its cedar) and the reason is a lot of builders struggle with getting it fair. They h...
- Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:51 pm
- Forum: Painting, Fairing, Coving related
- Topic: Resin coat before high build
- Replies: 21
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All up so far I have used 60 litres of penguard hb about 2 litres of watyl (Terryk gave to me) and 20 litres of microsurfacer. Still need a 4 litre kit coz I havent got my daggers coated yet.
Long time between posts here because I run my own blog, but I am finally looking like finishing so thought there might be some interest. In its final coat of highbuild. I will sand this off with 320 to key it being careful not to burn through anywhere, then top coat in a few weeks, weather (sub 30 d...
- Sat Dec 31, 2016 2:51 pm
- Forum: Insurance
- Topic: Best insurance company for owner built boats
- Replies: 3
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As a rough guide insurance is about 1% for a cruising boat on the water, and slightly less for building insurance depending on what you want. For example I didn't take out builders risk insurance just insurance on an agreed value for fire or malicious damage. I didn't bother with storm cover. (build...