Swifty fix up

Andys new swifty almost done . All screws out. Chips ect. Deck all done. Everything re sprayed.1 coat of flow coat on deck up to yet( needs another). Underneath all chips gone resprayed. Very itchy , but really happy with outcome turned out mint. Trailer fix up next. Then he is away:):)

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 looks great. the paint job

Sun, 2017-07-16 17:01

 looks great. the paint job on the hull certainly makes a diff. what did you use to fix the chips in the gel coat. looking at doing ours . 

we got the trailor done now the swifty 

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Mix resin with

Sun, 2017-07-16 19:35

Thickening powder . Use spatula . To follow contours of hull.mix big batch up. Take what you require out. Add hardener . Fix chips, make hot mix this time of year. Easy solid as. It won't come off.

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 just a bit nieve here but

Sun, 2017-07-16 19:56

 just a bit nieve here but when you say hot mix do you mean to actually heat it up in a pan of some sort. bit of a stupid question i know

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Cold weather

Sun, 2017-07-16 20:03

Add extra hardener . Not stupid question at all.:):)

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 thanks for clearing that up

Sun, 2017-07-16 20:06

 thanks for clearing that up . bit of a novice thats all

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Looking good

Sun, 2017-07-16 17:19

Starting to really look the goods now.
well done

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 Great job there, looks

Sun, 2017-07-16 18:36

 Great job there, looks awesome. Can't wait to see the reports from that tub 

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nice 1

Sun, 2017-07-16 20:53

 nice job looks like a really nice finish .my mate has done the same to his penguin phantom  ...

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Nice work

Sun, 2017-07-16 21:32

 That's quite neat LJ.  How did you respray the bits hidden by trailer rollers/skids?

 

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Get one I can

Sun, 2017-07-16 21:47

On old trailer don't care about overspray. Goes on car hoist with slings , for 3 bits I couldn't get to, used car jack and blocks while on trailer to lift most of boat. Easy to blend paint . Can't wait for sea trials. Andy won't know himself .

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Come up a treat...

Mon, 2017-07-17 16:08

Come up a treat...

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nice job

Mon, 2017-07-17 19:04

Good job mate. Won't be long then until Andy is out smashing the fish again.