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Old 04-06-2009
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Started really digging into Oh Joy

With the nice weather and having a crew of four, we really started getting things done on Oh Joy. I was working on one of the ports today, now that I finally got one out. Check out the 50 year old caulking.



Ya reckon they built the ports to withstand the sea?



I'll have more pics up soon.
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Congrats Charlie on finally getting into it - those look like those heavy bifocals Did things always seem really closer than what they appeared ?
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Is that tempered glass??? If so, pretty heavy duty...
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More goodies. The after on the port.





Only nine more to go.

Some of the varnish stripping going on ALL OVER the boat.















Christopher, one of the intrepid hands.

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Getting the 20 layers of bottom paint off so I can redo the barrier coat.



lots to do here....



copper on the rudder...

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Charile - that's very cool, dude. It's great to see you working on her!
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What fun you must be having!!! Good luck. It'll be beautiful when it's done.
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