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Been a while since I posted here thought I would get everyone up to date.


 

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That build is sweet! What kind of layout and fishing is it to be used for?
 

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Kinda looks like my old skiff on steroids ;D

I bet that thing floats in 4 inches of water.
 

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Beautiful & amazing [smiley=1-thumbsup3.gif]
 

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So I guess since they moved my this is not a micro skiff.

What are the definitions, I think this thing is micro.
 

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http://www.microskiff.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1279327344/16#16

but, micro means "a much smaller version of the norm."
In your neighborhood, I'm guessing anything under 25' is
considered to be a small boat.

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Pluggin away every day, me and Maybelle.

We did have a little excitement yesteday when we overheated and blew up the shop vac, I thought it was gonna catch fire!

Foredeck in and glassed, Fuel tank installed, console in and glassed. foredeck hatch made and glassed. everything smeared.

Seat bracing glued in, aft casing deck / poling platform glued in place today. started coating out everying that is wood with west.






 

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Aft casting deck / poling platform complete, working on the thwart bench seats.



 

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We have been fishing quite a bit lately, good fishin but not much time in the boatshop. Got over there today to work on her.

Anchor locker hardware to hang the hook complete.

Thwart bench seats glassed, faired and fit.

first layer of covering boards fit.



 

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Looking good as usual. When you say "covering boards" are you referring to the gunnel caps?
 

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Weather has been unfishable all week, we hope to get out tommorow.

Been productive in the boatshop though.

Sprayed the inside of the hull with a high build primer.

glued the first and most of the second layer of covering boards on today.

pics...

spraying primer...


unmasked...


covering boards....

 
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