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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-10-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,626
Posted By Artz
Info on Irwin 33?

I'm looking for some general information on a 1974 Irwin 33.
it is locally for sale.Everyboat has some problem areas. Some weak point. I will be taking a look at it this coming weekend.
What...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-03-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,444
Posted By Artz
It's expensive but it also works very well. It's...

It's expensive but it also works very well. It's good old cork. since it is a wood product it breaths letting the condensation escape while maintaining a nice sound barrier. I worked on a 45 foot...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-30-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 9,058
Posted By Artz
If you have to cruise those waters perhaps...

If you have to cruise those waters perhaps several boats could get together Asa convoy Maybe the international coalitions that is working in the area could have couple destroyers as escorts.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 4,338
Posted By Artz
If you are stripping then by all means use a heat...

If you are stripping then by all means use a heat gun and scrapper. Chemical strippers are fine to a point. Use with much care. Accidentally sitting in a glop of stripper that dropped to the deck is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-09-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By Artz
CKH I can't think of one boat that went to the...

CKH I can't think of one boat that went to the bottom due to blisters Maybe an owner opened a valve or two to send his one time pride and joy to the bottom All because he didn't want to deal with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-07-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Artz
I will Have to get some of my old photos scanned...

I will Have to get some of my old photos scanned and on the computer. Non of my breaded boat.
US27inKS glad your decks came out like they did. Call me crazy but I loved doing non skid decks. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-03-2009
Replies: 10
  awlgrip
Views: 2,485
Posted By Artz
I understand that. I'm sure that others are...

I understand that. I'm sure that others are looking for info on Awl Grip Many beleive that it can only be sprayed and therfore shy away from Useing an LP on their boat.
Besides, I just wanted to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-03-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Artz
Tommays, I was talking about sanding off all...

Tommays,
I was talking about sanding off all the Flies that imbeded themsleves in my paint job. Fly guts tended to clug up the 220 grit paper.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2009
Replies: 10
  awlgrip
Views: 2,485
Posted By Artz
As others have said you can get an excellent...

As others have said you can get an excellent finish with the roll an tip method quality prep is very important. Awl Grip, Interlux and Sterling all have developed systems for brush application. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,562
Posted By Artz
A properly prepared 2 part polyurethane paint...

A properly prepared 2 part polyurethane paint will last many years. The key to a quality job is all in the prep work. If you have some skill with a brush you can get a just as good of a finish as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,196
Posted By Artz
Sometimes the jell coat is just to far gone. You...

Sometimes the jell coat is just to far gone. You might bring a shine to it, however it may not last. With in a few weeks of sun and water the boat looks pretty much like it did before all the work...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Artz
Wish I had some photos to post. Ever try to...

Wish I had some photos to post. Ever try to sand flies off an LP paint job? sand paper seems to clog up pretty fast. I was lucky that the owner had a heart and we split the cost of redoing the one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-02-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,034
Posted By Artz
I suppose it all depends on what segment of the...

I suppose it all depends on what segment of the market you are talking about. The upper middle class with the extra income to afford a 30 foot boat might be hurting now and need to sell. I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,262
Posted By Artz
I Have also been in the Yacht repair bussiness. ...

I Have also been in the Yacht repair bussiness. My specialty was in the application of poly liner Urethane Paints.
I can't speak directly to your problem except to say that it sounds to me like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Artz
Painting

Hi Thought I would chime in here. I had a yacht restoration and refinishing bussiness for more then 15 years. I have worked on boats from 8 foot dinghies to meg Yachts of 120 foot.
Are you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Artz
Hi Thought I would chime in here. I had a yacht...

Hi Thought I would chime in here. I had a yacht restoration and refinishing bussiness for more then 15 years. I have worked on boats from 8 foot dinghies to meg Yachts of 120 foot.
Are you...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-25-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 611
Posted By Artz
Lessons In Tampa Bay area?

I will be in The Tampa area, Palm Harbor to be specific. For at least a mouth starting mid Oct. More then likely it will be two to three months.
I need to find someone that gives sailing lessons...
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