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by edphil2
Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Re-do SPORT 13
Replies: 25
Views: 10367

Re: Re-do SPORT 13

In the process of doing the same thing. I read where Jamestown recommended thinning the Total Boat with Zylene. Why did you use lacquer thinner? I sure can't argue with your initial results though. It looks fantastic. Also, do you intend to stay with the cable steering? Mine didn't have any of the s...
by edphil2
Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:53 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Trailer Keel Roller and Bunk Height Adjustment
Replies: 1
Views: 1314

Trailer Keel Roller and Bunk Height Adjustment

I've almost refurbished my boat trailer, but I am a little concerned about the keel roller and bunk configuration. When I bought the trailer a month ago the rollers heights and bunk locations and heights just didn't look right. I read where the weight of the hull is to be supported on the keel (so r...
by edphil2
Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1970 SPORT 13 Sport Restoration
Replies: 7
Views: 2795

Re: 1970 SPORT 13 Sport Restoration

I talked to a guy who is a marine mechanic and does all kinds of work on boats. He says it's osmotic blistering. I have been Googling all thngs osmotic blistering. The pic is an extreme close up. The blisters are about 1/8 inch in diameter. He says grind/sand it down to the fiberglass mat. So I gues...
by edphil2
Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1970 SPORT 13 Sport Restoration
Replies: 7
Views: 2795

Re: 1970 13 Sport resto starting

The spider cracks I get. It's the little pock marks that have me scratching my head.
by edphil2
Tue Oct 18, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1970 SPORT 13 Sport Restoration
Replies: 7
Views: 2795

Re: 1970 13 Sport resto starting

[I s]tripped out everything [from] the hull and pressure washed [the hull]. [The hull] looks good with no repaired damage, but there are a few spots with pock marks on the hull. [The marks on the hull a]lmost look like little marine creatures bored little holes into the gelcoat. What caused these? [...
by edphil2
Tue Oct 18, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1970 SPORT 13 Sport Restoration
Replies: 7
Views: 2795

1970 SPORT 13 Sport Restoration

[I p]icked up a 1970 Sport 13 at an estate sale when they accepted my lowball offer. When they called saying I had won the boat, my first reaction was "oh shoot." I have no idea what I'm doing, so any advice as I progress through the process would be greatly appreciated. I'm not trying to ...