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    IN WHOM CAN I PUT MY TRUST? I've written about this befire. It bears some repeating. As we grow up and go through Life, we encounter...
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    Thanks for posting, Jack. Sometimes my trust is misplaced and I get burned. Other times I cautiously hold back trusting someone only...
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    IN WHOM CAN I PUT MY TRUST? I've written about this befire. It bears some repeating. As we grow up and go through Life, we encounter...
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    Kayak Jack replied to the thread Modified JEM Crawdad SS&G.
    Andy, make that MANY, many fish!
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    oldbuffpilot replied to the thread Modified JEM Crawdad SS&G.
    Thanks Chuck, That's good advice and a pretty good summary of what I'm doing. My results are OK, just not where I'd like them for a boat...
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    oldsparkey replied to the thread Modified JEM Crawdad SS&G.
    The only trick i have as to the bubbles is to do the initial epoxy work as the temperature is cooling down not as it is warming up. The...
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    oldbuffpilot replied to the thread Modified JEM Crawdad SS&G.
    Jack,,I know how you feel. I don't know how many times I've stated to paint a wooden boat and some one has talked me out of it.! In...
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    Kayak Jack replied to the thread Modified JEM Crawdad SS&G.
    Andy, my boats fall into the "50 footer" category. They look pretty good from about 50 foot away. But, as you draw closer, well. ...
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    oldbuffpilot replied to the thread Modified JEM Crawdad SS&G.
    Thanks Chuck, I appreciate the suggestions. Do you (or anyone) have suggestions for the very tiny bubbles in the epoxy? I've been able...
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    oldsparkey replied to the thread Modified JEM Crawdad SS&G.
    I found the rollers at Home Depot and cut each in half which worked out really good when glassing the boats. One half of a roller for...
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    Kayak Jack replied to the thread Modified JEM Crawdad SS&G.
    Andy, you're more patient than I am. Nice job.
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    oldbuffpilot replied to the thread Modified JEM Crawdad SS&G.
    This week's work on the boat has been mostly waiting for fill coats to cure. For fill coats I do it in sections. I like to keep the...
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    oldsparkey replied to the thread TIDYING UP.
    Sounds boring , nothing to look for or to play with. How can anyone go swimming in frozen water ? We go in the winter because the water...
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    Kayak Jack replied to the thread TIDYING UP.
    Visit the Great Lakes - no salt, no gators, no snakes that try to kill you. And in the winter, we go fishing without boats! Walk - or...
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    oldsparkey replied to the thread TIDYING UP.
    Heck .... Do it the really simple way. Wear a pair of shorts with a mesh lining in them. Sweaty , dirty , hot , need to cool off ? Just...