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CONTEST TIME!!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by JimBeam, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:03 PM
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    JimBeam

    JimBeam [OP] BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Moderator

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    I acquired a 1970s era Sears v-hull jon boat

    it has roughly 3 layers of paint on it: tan, black, and green

    I will be using a wire wheel on a drill as well as the same on an angle grinder to get rid of the paint

    I'm taking guesses on the number of man hours necessary to completely sand it in prep for new paint

    I will have a buddy helping, and his hours will also be added in

    Here is a pic of the boat for reference

    [​IMG]


    You have until i complete it to make your guess...1 guess per person...winner will get something (i'm just not sure what yet)

    I have 1 can of aircraft stripper but it will be used only once all other sanding is done and it'll be used to get into little spots the wire wheels wont



    OK GO!
     
  2. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:04 PM
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    JimBeam

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    Also, to make it easier on me...if you would like to joke about it...start another thread :D
     
  3. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:05 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Hmmm...have you ever even finished a project?
     
  4. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:05 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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  5. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:05 PM
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    14 hours 42 minutes 28 seconds
     
  6. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:06 PM
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    PreRunner03

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    Does man hours include the time anyone else works on it? Ex: say you work 7 hours and a friend helps for 3 of them, does this count as 10 hours?
     
  7. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:06 PM
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    4x4jeep

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  8. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:06 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    16 hours. Unless you have to buy more wire wheels, then Im gonna say 32 days.
     
  9. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:07 PM
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    JimBeam

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    yes

    no

    yes
     
  10. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:08 PM
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    Never mind, reread original post. I was electrocuted in physics class today, not thinking clearly. 29 hours.
     
  11. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:08 PM
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    JimBeam

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    now...off to the garage to do some late night sanding!
     
  12. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:09 PM
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    For the record, I don't want the boat If I win, I'm just playing to see if I'm right. If I win, give it to the second place person.
     
  13. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:10 PM
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  14. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:11 PM
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  16. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:11 PM
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  17. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:12 PM
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    :facepalm: As previously stated, I was electrocuted in physics class, I'm derpin it up

    Thanks man.
     
  18. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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    And keep in mind...this is JUST for the man hours for stripping the boat of the old paint...both inside and out

    I've already removed all the wood/seats/etc so that time does not count
     
  19. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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    :rofl: Wow, dude. ;) Time to back to the Texas thread, where derpin around is normal :ohsnap: haha jk, good buddy! :cool:
     
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