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Old 03-01-2016, 02:27   #661
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Re: Modernizing a Prout Elite 37ft

seasons greetings fellow earthlings

more IKEA from the factory!

galley and navigation outboard units all glassed in and getting the insulation,and paint treatment.

next is to make up some drawers , facias and Perspex sliding doors.

"note to self" must recycle some of those cans!
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Old 03-01-2016, 02:46   #662
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Old 03-01-2016, 04:42   #663
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Nice but what weird **** was in those cans?
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Those items found in budget under the heading of "misccellaneous supplies"
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Beautiful job.
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How does Guinness taste with Greek Yoghurt
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seasons greetings fellow earthlings
"fellow" Earthlings...?????

This from the 'man' building an alien 'space'-ship....!!!!




You must get supplied from a different IKEA factory over there.

Sigh.

I've looked everwhere through my local IKEA and can't find a Prout Snowgoose anywhere..!!

Or any other kind of multihull for that matter.

What I was really after was a Farrier 32 in a particular shade of white, with some red go-fast stripes on the side and a square-topped main. Preferably pre-assembled, no Allen-key required....

To be frank, there was even a shortage of mono-sleds the day I was there, as I couldn't find any of those either..!!

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Re: Modernizing a Prout Elite 37ft

more bits from the IKEA factory.........

I made up the drawers in the workshop to fit under the galley and nav side worktops.

I fitted the laminated backing panel that I made up in november to cover the under deck and hull areas and hold the insulation in place in the galley.

fitted 0.9mm aluminium backing sheet in the cooker recess as a heat and liquid shield.

I also have Perspex on order for the sliding doors,and formica for the worktops which should arrive next week,then be machine cut on a cnc router table.
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Re: Modernizing a Prout Elite 37ft

Alex. Is coming together well. The longevity is in the detail. Worth the extra time to get it right.

bootiful job. When I fit drawers, I leave the middle screws out of the runners and this eliminates sticking and binding. Just a tip...
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Alex. Is coming together well. The longevity is in the detail. Worth the extra time to get it right.

bootiful job. When I fit drawers, I leave the middle screws out of the runners and this eliminates sticking and binding. Just a tip...
I am hoping to get away without using runners,will see how it goes once the drawer front facia is attached and stop at the back.
still got 18mm space either side if they are needed.
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Alex. Is coming together well. The longevity is in the detail. Worth the extra time to get it right.

bootiful job. When I fit drawers, I leave the middle screws out of the runners and this eliminates sticking and binding. Just a tip...
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I am hoping to get away without using runners,will see how it goes once the drawer front facia is attached and stop at the back.
still got 18mm space either side if they are needed.
Pity shipping is so damn expensive... I've got a ridiculous amount of high end drawer slides sitting around collecting dust...
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Astroglide...



Pity shipping is so damn expensive... I've got a ridiculous amount of high end drawer slides sitting around collecting dust...
You have a 48ft boat, it's not that far, across the pond
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Current tankage of 240g (910L) inadequate...

60' mast is 12' too short... must combine with one of 3 original sections, 14', 21', or 37' (background behind truck)... Saving up for duct tape...




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Re: Modernizing a Prout Elite 37ft

Meow! Life is good when Atoll is on the prowl.

@happy. love the mast. love that field. I want to crawl through that field and eat dandelions.

Atoll will give us a report soon on a washing machine w mood light install.

Winter is almost over.
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