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Search: Posts Made By: venturousviking
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-16-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,358
Posted By venturousviking
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,358
Posted By venturousviking
Yeah I went against my better judgment when I...

Yeah I went against my better judgment when I bought the blocks but I am anxious to get my boat in the water and I could not think of anything else that would be strong enough to do the job. This...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,358
Posted By venturousviking
Yeah I guess I should clarify. I was not finished...

Yeah I guess I should clarify. I was not finished when I took those pictures. That was right after I lifted the boat off the bunks...I assure you that it looks like a matte finish where you see...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,358
Posted By venturousviking
I've finished all of the sanding except for a...

I've finished all of the sanding except for a small area under the bow roller. But that will be easy to take off and do. Now just waiting for my paint to come in. I used concrete blocks with two 2x8s...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,358
Posted By venturousviking
Help me with this. What does it look like if it's...

Help me with this. What does it look like if it's not?


Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,358
Posted By venturousviking
With my luck I'm sure I've sanded through it...

With my luck I'm sure I've sanded through it already....:D

Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-11-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,358
Posted By venturousviking
Ok I cleaned the hull with Interlux 202 solvent...

Ok I cleaned the hull with Interlux 202 solvent and now have started the sanding. I am using 150 grit sandpaper and everything seems to be going well. I should be able to finish with the sanding...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-10-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,358
Posted By venturousviking
Actually I just checked the site again and it...

Actually I just checked the site again and it says 320 for bare fiberglass. I wonder where I got 180 grit from? Oh well...



Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-10-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,358
Posted By venturousviking
Questions: Bottom paint prep work for trailer boat

Ok..now since you all have convinced me to paint the bottom on my boat I am looking for some opinions and constructive criticism on my methods. I have a Capri 18 that's never had bottom paint. Its a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
I called them yesterday. I spoke with a person...

I called them yesterday. I spoke with a person named Bobbi who told me that they normally work on bigger boats but he suspected it would cost 800-900 dollars to paint my boat. Nice guy but that seems...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
I did...that's where I learned to sail. I called...

I did...that's where I learned to sail. I called them yesterday and he told me it would probably be until May when he could get me in. He was the cheapest at 29.50 a foot but that does not include...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
That's the plan...just hunting for suggestions on...

That's the plan...just hunting for suggestions on the trailer bunk dilemma but thanks...


Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
Thanks for the suggestion but everyone seems to...

Thanks for the suggestion but everyone seems to like VC17 around here.

Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
That's very very tempting...:D Mike

That's very very tempting...:D

Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
Rock Harbor Marine - Nashville, TN...

Rock Harbor Marine - Nashville, TN (http://www.rockharbormarine.com/minfo.htm) (950 plus tax)
Lighthouse Landing on Kentucky Lake in Grand Rivers (http://lighthouselanding.com/) (best price at 29.50...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
Thanks for the info... Mike

Thanks for the info...


Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
Does anyone on here that lives in the Nashville...

Does anyone on here that lives in the Nashville or Kentucky Lake area know any other places that are more reasonable for bottom paint?

Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
Haha...that's what I thought too but I was very...

Haha...that's what I thought too but I was very clear about there not being any coating on the bottom whatsoever and I called 4 places. The cheapest was 29.50 a foot plus the cost of the paint,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
No go on the jack rentals...It's not really a...

No go on the jack rentals...It's not really a sailboat marina but there are lots there. Like I said before the boat really does set high off the ground while on the trailer. I would be up for buying...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
I guess the biggest barrier to me painting the...

I guess the biggest barrier to me painting the boat myself is the area under the bunks. I do not have rollers on my trailer. I have read a thread somewhere about someone using the trailer jack to get...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 48,716
Posted By venturousviking
How much does a typical bottom paint job cost?

The title has my main question, now a little background. My first boat which I bought last year is a Capri 18. I thought I would trailer it for the rest of its life since it is a small boat. Its...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-28-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,067
Posted By venturousviking
Thanks for all the replies and advice. My wife...

Thanks for all the replies and advice. My wife and I are still learning how to sail on our own so we could use any advice. After looking at some pictures and seeing some videos I might not have been...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-26-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,067
Posted By venturousviking
Kentucky Lake showed me I'm a beginner

I took a sailing lesson earlier this year on a Colgate 26 so I decided to buy a boat. I bought a Capri 18 and I've taken it out a couple of times. I am a total beginner and other than the lesson,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-23-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 17,913
Posted By venturousviking
I've found a used Capri 18 that seems to be ok...

I've found a used Capri 18 that seems to be ok judging from the pictures at Snug Harbor Boats in Georgia. I've been reading reviews on the 212 and it seems to have some problems so I think I will go...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-20-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 17,913
Posted By venturousviking
A 14.2 sounds good...just can't seem to find one...

A 14.2 sounds good...just can't seem to find one anywhere near me. I live near Nashville. I wish I could say I was near Seattle. That city is definitely one of the places I would like to visit. I've...
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