Continuing to push the ball forward we did various jobs yesterday - primarily the locker fix.
The day started at 8am as planned. First off the power is out in the yard. Huge rains overnight trip the fuses
. Get the yard guy out to start working it
8:45 and after gathering all the gear
from the car the woven glass mat had disappeared - damn! It was in the box. Drive home (only 15 minutes luckily) - not there. Double damn! Call the crew. I am headed to the chandlery
. OK plenty of prep to do, see ya soon.
No woven mat, only chopped - much messier stuff. Oh, well... Also picked up a valve spring compressor
for the engine at a small tool shop.
Get back. 10:45. Look in the boax. There is the woven mat -what!!?!?!? We both looked and missed it in the box. <sigh>
Anyway, a few more hardware
items removed in preparation, including engine panel and engine cut off control. Cut of control broken during removal
. Another future fix...
The rest of the day proceeded OK. Tiger George continued on hardware
polishing duties, finishing the cleats
hardware and getting stuck into the prop. Dan assists Doug who volunteered to be upside downin the bilge doing the glass work.
Dan got part of the foredeck sanded between duties. Fiberglassing complete around 3pm and we clean up and knock off for the day. When folks are dehydrating and getting loopy, it's better to quit for the day than risk someone falling off a deck
Photo 1 - Tiger George in the shade polishing the prop parts
Photo 2 - Port locker forward end - two layers of woven glass
Photo 3 - Port locker aft end
Photo 4 - Starboard bilge wall - First layer of 3 going on
Photo 5 - Starboard bilge wall
Also put 2 layers on the bilge side of the port locker so the port locker wall is now 4 layers of glass.