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Old 21-11-2014, 20:39   #271
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Running gear

I am ready to feel the engines turn the props and move her ahead. The bonding and zincs are complete.

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Old 21-11-2014, 20:42   #272
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Loose Ends

Forest worked on the last piece of solid surface countertop today, and the #2 wires are connected to the lighting rods and are ready to install this coming week.

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Old 30-11-2014, 09:38   #273
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Boot top being painted today

We should be launching this week.
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Old 01-12-2014, 07:30   #274
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Re: Construction Thread for Custom 45' Cruising Powercat

My wife and I marveled over this boat at the MessAbout provided by B&B Yachts, this is a hyper-quality boat. Simply beautiful!


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Old 01-12-2014, 18:16   #275
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My wife and I marveled over this boat at the MessAbout provided by B&B Yachts, this is a hyper-quality boat. Simply beautiful!


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Thank you very much. I had a charter that Saturday and Sunday and was only able to come over Saturday evening.

We are getting close. The underwater metal has had 2 coats of primer and got the first coat of bottom paint today. Two more days and 2 more coats and she will be ready to launch.

The boot top was finished and unmasked today.

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If we can get both the trailer and the tide at the same time,she will float this week.

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Old 01-12-2014, 18:20   #276
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A few more

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Old 02-12-2014, 18:37   #277
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Starting batteries

I installed the starting batteries today, and bumped both engines and the genset over.

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Old 02-12-2014, 18:41   #278
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Fiberglass hardtop ladder

Alan is building the ladder out of fiberglass tubing.
2" rails, 1 1/2" rungs.

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Old 02-12-2014, 18:42   #279
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Recessed boarding ladder

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Old 02-12-2014, 18:45   #280
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Props coated and hull jacked up to paint under blocking

Pettit (Kopcoat) 1792 Zinc Coat Barnacle Barrier has been applied to the props, and she is being jacked up to coat the areas she has been sitting on the blocking.

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Old 05-12-2014, 19:20   #281
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Moving day

Loading her on the big trailer for the trip to the creek.

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Old 05-12-2014, 19:29   #282
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Now pulling her forward and turning her 180 degrees

Now the move begins.

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Old 05-12-2014, 19:34   #283
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Now backing her to the creek

Paul backed her better than I can back a skiff.

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Old 05-12-2014, 19:42   #284
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At the ramp

Paul made the last hard turn and got her lined up on the ramp. Now we wait for a northeaster and the tide it will bring.

We should have that by Monday.

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Old 06-12-2014, 06:01   #285
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And now we wait.

For a northeaster and the tide it will bring.
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