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Old 23-02-2012, 14:09   #91
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Re: Pics from the Boatyard

Impressive, to say the least!

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Old 23-02-2012, 14:10   #92
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Re: Pics from the Boatyard

Continuing-
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Old 23-02-2012, 14:13   #93
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Re: Pics from the Boatyard

See if I can get the last ones in-
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Old 23-02-2012, 14:35   #94
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Beautiful work! It is a pleasure to see the creation of quality things. Thank you for this thread.

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minaret, what kind of foam sheets do you recommend to replace rotted balsa cores, or say a damaged rudder to have something to form your epoxy/glass schedule over?
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Old 25-02-2012, 13:42   #96
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minaret, what kind of foam sheets do you recommend to replace rotted balsa cores, or say a damaged rudder to have something to form your epoxy/glass schedule over?


For replacing balsa core, I like 5 lb. rigid urethane, usually use Airex. For a rudder core I like to use a high density closed cell like 10 lb. or even 15 lb. Airex. Once you get up to 15 lb. it becomes very hard to shape. A powerplane still makes quick work of it though. The higher density has superior impact absorption and rigidity. 15 lb. is hard to dent with a hammer. If you go up to 25 lb. it's like cement, you can't cut it with regular blades anymore.
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Clearly more sailboats are needed here. Here's a few pics of a happy client splashing his boat after a refit. We did a lot to this one.
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Re: Pics from the Boatyard

Wow, she's a beaut! Westsail?
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Old 03-03-2012, 23:55   #99
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Yes, Westsail 42 CC. How do you like that polished bronze?
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I REALLY like the look of this dodger...Thanks
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Yep!!--very nice boat, high end workmanship Minaret.
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