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post #7 of Old 11-19-2009
Jasper Windvane
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Looking at this posting, and then the restoration page posted by an owner, I got thinking .. If it were me, remember now; just my opinion .. I would have painted the hull with one part paint, not worried a hoot what it looked like. I would sand and fix the cracks, chips, digs, holes on deck, and again use a one part paint .. little roll/brush/done. Move on. Then? Take care of the rigging, sails, etc. The engine? I can't say. But the work put into the cosmetics of a boat that was FREE makes not sense to me .. please remember, this is just my opinion.. I respect your thinking also. I figure, do the basics and go sailing. Somehow, I wonder, how did Joshua Slocum get all around the world without an awlgripped paint job? Maybe he just slapped on some old house paint and went sailing.
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