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Re: New Boat!

Post by Jed on Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:36 pm

Hiya great boat autoglym vynly care is best. Use loads of its. Will really bring it up. Car polish on the plastic Windows. Best wishes jed
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Post by RichK on Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:08 pm

Def Autoglym vinyl and rubber, used to treat mine a couple of times a year when afloat and a final coat just before winter cover-up to keep it supple.
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Re: New Boat!

Post by F23 flittermouse on Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:27 pm

The Renovo products are good
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You have worked hard on that, its looking good !

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Post by JohnR on Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:49 pm

That canopy doesn't look like it fits too well on the back corner. Evil or Very MadEvil or Very Mad
Still, not a problem if you intend changing it.

Renovo every time for improving colour and proofing. The car and marine products are identical, just relabelled. I know because I asked them!

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Re: New Boat!

Post by BotleyBouy on Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:51 am

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 Thanks for the heads-up John. I now have a hard-top  Very Happy

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Re: New Boat!

Post by BotleyBouy on Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:14 pm

At least the weather makes paint dry quickly. Second coat of primer on the ceiling/deck-head, followed an hour later by the first undercoat. An hour later the second undercoat and an hour after that the first coat of gloss.

Lots of little jobs during drying times so a pretty full on day. Pub later!

The water claimed another prize, my Swiss Army penknife I've had for over 40 years  Sad

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Post by F23 flittermouse on Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:03 pm

BB, You need a Sea searcher magnet, certain members spent a quiet hour or two ''fishing' for a lost anchor at the Beccles meet, highly entertaining and successful ! Very Happy

Not as good but I use an old loudspeasker magnet, ok for smaller things  Rolling Eyes

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Re: New Boat!

Post by BotleyBouy on Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:04 pm

It was stainless steel  Crying or Very sad

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Post by Prof Pat Pending on Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:11 pm

Not all grades of stainless are non magnetic, and that particular grade should attract a magnet Smile

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Post by Minerva on Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:03 pm

Ahhh BB sorry to hear that. Was it the engineers one with the magnetic screwdriver/Allen key bits... if not get one of those...never leaves me...and never a day passes when it doesn’t get used.

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Post by BotleyBouy on Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:12 pm

It was just an ordinary one with snapped blade ends and broken tools but I had had it a very long time. Maybe I've found an excuse to buy one of these...
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Although your engineers' one sounds more practical.

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Re: New Boat!

Post by Minerva on Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:25 pm

New boat, new knife, new dawn!!!!

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Re: New Boat!

Post by BotleyBouy on Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:21 am

The engine cover has been repaired and sanded back...

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That's just two coats of varnish so there's plenty more work to do. The binnacle is in a bad way as well...

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Lots of work to do here. Guess where this little beauty will be going...

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The right hand lever quadrant lines up perfectly with the existing throttle rod. The gear change will be a bit more of a challenge  Laughing . The cockpit bulkhead was stripped and sanded yesterday so lets hope this perfect painting and varnishing weather continues for another couple of weeks at least.

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