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KVT posted 09-15-2003 07:06 PM ET (US)   Profile for KVT   Send Email to KVT  
Have made a little progress on restoring the outrage and have been trying to take pictures here and there to document the restoration. After much thought on the subject I decided to spray it again with Gelcoat instead of Awlgrip. I have a little sanding to do now :)


gansett posted 09-15-2003 10:10 PM ET (US)     Profile for gansett  Send Email to gansett     
Great looking boat Kyle. Gelcoat's a great choice for that vintage Outrage. It looks like you flipped it with aid of the 4x4. Can you tell us how that went and how you let it down easy on the down side?
KVT posted 09-16-2003 12:33 PM ET (US)     Profile for KVT  Send Email to KVT     
Flipping the boat with the winch was a fairly easy process. I rigged a strap on the hull so that it wouldnt slip and hooked the winch cable directly to it. I then used a 60" highlift jack to get the one side of the boat high enough so that the winch would tip it instead of just sliding it acrost the ground towards me. Once I got the hull up on its side I balanced it there and re rigged the winch line through a pulley block on the opposite side of the boat. I then just slowly lowered it to the ground with the winch.
I think the Gelcoat was a better choice as well. The Awlgrip is just a bad idea in my opinion. Its twice the work (Atleast) and I am not sure its nearly as nice to work with as the Gelcoat.


dfmcintyre posted 09-16-2003 03:00 PM ET (US)     Profile for dfmcintyre  Send Email to dfmcintyre     
Kyle -

Looks like your well under way on your project. I opted for a spray poly over gel, less sanding, but a thinner overall coat.

One question..... did you check very carefully the transom for rot? During our renovation, I found rot that cost a signficant amount of time and money to correct.

I think that another member was working on converting a 19' to the lo-profile model by removing the upper skin.


KVT posted 09-16-2003 03:33 PM ET (US)     Profile for KVT  Send Email to KVT     
The transom seems really solid still. It was in need of some repair to the holes that were left by having dual engines but it really wasnt that big of a deal to repair. No cracks that I could find and no rot is evident.

The member you are talking about that is doing the Lo pro is a guy in Texas ? If thats the one you are talking about , a couple of those pics are of us picking his cap up from a Friends house in Texas that went and got it from him for me... It was in much better shape then my original and Matt gave me a killer deal. (Thanks again Matt)


george nagy posted 09-16-2003 05:20 PM ET (US)     Profile for george nagy  Send Email to george nagy     
What did you apply the gelcoat with?
frostbite posted 09-16-2003 07:53 PM ET (US)     Profile for frostbite  Send Email to frostbite     
kyle for president
KVT posted 09-16-2003 07:55 PM ET (US)     Profile for KVT  Send Email to KVT     
I applied it with an HVLP gun with a 2 QT pressure pot.


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