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Search: Posts Made By: the1much
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-11-2007
Replies: 36
Views: 7,015
Posted By the1much
at hinckley's the cost ratio is more labor then...

at hinckley's the cost ratio is more labor then anything else,,works out ta more cost for your tape,plastic,and sandpaper,thats after just the labor,,the paint dont cost them much at all hehe they...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-10-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 3,053
Posted By the1much
awl grip is made to roll and tip too,,,but awl...

awl grip is made to roll and tip too,,,but awl craft is spray only, and awl grip is worth the price of it,and there are MANY people who swear by slow rollin,, i mean roll and tipping ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-09-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,858
Posted By the1much
wouldnt it be safer to hang from a helicopter....

wouldnt it be safer to hang from a helicopter. hey,,,your in new england,,,park ya boat under a pine tree, hang from limb ( sending wife would be safest way),,,,or i can send ya a laso and a trained...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-09-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,858
Posted By the1much
ya need a "sky-hook",, i got 1 for sale for...

ya need a "sky-hook",, i got 1 for sale for $12.99 ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-19-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By the1much
they didnt spend enough $ on advertising this...

they didnt spend enough $ on advertising this issue ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-19-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By the1much
fast bottoms is right,,petit trinidad sr is the...

fast bottoms is right,,petit trinidad sr is the best for them cold northern waters.
we've always had luck with it, in fact there should be a few boats in halifax harbors with it on,, i used to do a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-18-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By the1much
its an o.k thing,,its way better then nothing or...

its an o.k thing,,its way better then nothing or just painting over it. i'm trying to figure out why they were dry. most times they fill with water. sounds like they just had a BUNCH of air pockets...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-17-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By the1much
sand it to the gel, further in places where...

sand it to the gel, further in places where needed, fill with epoxy filler, then bottom paint it.but eventually you'll probably need it totally done,, but where its on bottom gel-coating isnt that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-15-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By the1much
we usually go small first, that way your largest...

we usually go small first, that way your largest piece is usually just mat, there basically for the fairing,,thats why we go from small to big, and because if you start from inside where the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-12-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By the1much
i cant say what they did,, i wasnt helping, but i...

i cant say what they did,, i wasnt helping, but i do know they knew a very lot bout epoxy, and worked with it for years. as of me i've used epoxy maybe enough times all together to stick 10 boards...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-12-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By the1much
and i fergots bout the way the epoxy was mixed,,,...

and i fergots bout the way the epoxy was mixed,,, all 3 guys have been doing glass work for over 30 years each,, they tried telling the owner not to use epoxy,, but he got it in his head that it was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-12-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By the1much
Working from Inside If the damage area is small...

Working from Inside
If the damage area is small and above the waterline, make the repair from inside the hull, if possible. You are going to bevel the edge of the hole with a 12-to-1 chamfer, so if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-11-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By the1much
and ( just to make people think im even more...

and ( just to make people think im even more simple), you should 90% of the time work from the outside of your hull in,, most boats are made with the heaviest glass on the inside, and compromising...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-11-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By the1much
and P.S. the only boat that i've built to come...

and P.S. the only boat that i've built to come back for major repairs other then cosmetics was an apogee 55 that when it was built the dude didnt know what he wanted for port lights so we had blanks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-11-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By the1much
um yes i do er,, did build boats for a living,...

um yes i do er,, did build boats for a living, and i painted too. and the people that taught me all this are the very top boat builders in the world. and when ya talking bout a small patch yes it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-11-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By the1much
what haffiman is saying is, that rock hard epoxy...

what haffiman is saying is, that rock hard epoxy doesnt flex the same as the poly,,,there lies ya problem and where ya cracks are going to be. so to keep that from happening you need to use what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By the1much
the first thing i see wrong is filling a circle....

the first thing i see wrong is filling a circle. no matter what or how you fill it,, you will always see it, even through the best paint job. it needs to be odd shape,, take a grinder to it and put...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-06-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By the1much
awl-grip also has non-skid particles called...

awl-grip also has non-skid particles called griptex :73012 and 73013
and if you get a scratch in awl-grip,, ya grab ya paint, mix in small cup,,take small brush, brush on,, wait a week and wet-sand...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,570
Posted By the1much
were the "results" after a year, or after he got...

were the "results" after a year, or after he got done painting? lmao
and may the "bullseye" seagull always fly over his boat heh ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,570
Posted By the1much
jim is right, especially if your going to use the...

jim is right, especially if your going to use the paint, then, sift,or sprinkle way, or if you just paint over the non-skid
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,570
Posted By the1much
with awl-grip i put on 1 coat of color, then add...

with awl-grip i put on 1 coat of color, then add the non-skid to the next 2 coats, by mixing in with paint then letting it sit ferawhile then stir and paint.
andwhat everyone has said about health...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-30-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By the1much
awl-grip stands up longer,,keeps its color...

awl-grip stands up longer,,keeps its color longer, better uv protection, and is stronger then gel-coat. then mix that in with your non-skid and you'll have the longest lasting<and good looking> paint...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-30-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,570
Posted By the1much
you ALWAYS prime the whole deck, then dont sand a...

you ALWAYS prime the whole deck, then dont sand a thing till you can sand the whole thing in a 24 hour period,, then within 24 hours of sanding it needs to be painted.and you dont need to use a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-29-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 2,529
Posted By the1much
halekai is right,,,i was going to give ya a list...

halekai is right,,,i was going to give ya a list with that as #1,,,,it even makes cleaning up those pine pitch "splats" off easier lol
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-28-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By the1much
you definitely have to strip EVERYTHING. not much...

you definitely have to strip EVERYTHING. not much sense in just fixing the bad spots,,then after its all painted next year more will happen. sounds like the fools didnt lay up anything for a couple...
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