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my boat restoration

Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by jamtoz, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. Jun 3, 2012 at 6:08 PM
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    jamtoz

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    this boat was my grand fathers, it was abandoned in the grass ever since i am born, he passed away a few months ago and i decided to restore it!
    its an old prince craft (1976)

    i wasent on TW when i started so i didnt take pictures of the very begining:p

    but i started the real work this morning so this is how it is looking so far

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  2. Jun 3, 2012 at 6:27 PM
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    i will be painting it next weekend hopefully :cool:
     
  3. Jun 3, 2012 at 6:34 PM
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    chris4x4

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  4. Jun 3, 2012 at 6:40 PM
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    thanks chris!
     
  5. Jun 3, 2012 at 6:41 PM
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    06TACOFIREMAN

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    awesome man and for a good cause! paint it speedway blue!!! haha
     
  6. Jun 3, 2012 at 6:49 PM
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    haha thanks! no ive got the colors all figured out already, its gonna be red on the outside and beige inside ;) if i dont like it i can always change the colors :D
     
  7. Jun 3, 2012 at 6:54 PM
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    Marine grade plywood and paints???
     
  8. Jun 3, 2012 at 7:14 PM
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    yes for the plywood but for the paint i got corrostop primer and paint i hope that it will hold up :eek:
     
  9. Jun 4, 2012 at 3:18 AM
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    You gonna leave it in the water or just do day trips and pull it out?
     
  10. Jun 4, 2012 at 2:19 PM
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    day trips, it will probably stay in salt water for one or too weekend over the summer
     
  11. Jun 4, 2012 at 3:28 PM
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    Should be good... Have fun with it
     
  12. Jun 8, 2012 at 7:20 PM
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    first coat of primer

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    paint is for tomorow and hopefully sunday it will be the leak test :cool:
     
  13. Jun 10, 2012 at 12:32 PM
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    just an update, first coat of paint today, i might just do one coat of beige and 2 or 3 of red

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  14. Jun 10, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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    It's coming along nicely!!!
     
  15. Jun 11, 2012 at 2:57 PM
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    thanks T! i did the second coat of red today and it looks great!
     
  16. Jun 17, 2012 at 6:01 PM
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    came back from a 5 day trip today, got a galvanized trailer at the same time :p just got her out of the garage and i cant wait to put her in the water :cool:
     
  17. Jun 17, 2012 at 6:05 PM
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    Boat looks great man!!!
     
  18. Jun 17, 2012 at 6:20 PM
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    thanks
     
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