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Feb 24th, 2013 at 11:08am
 
My winter project was wet sand and fix and nicks and dings. At this point I consider myself a fiberglass expert. I have learned to spray gel and do the repair. We removed all the hardware and emblems started at 600 and worked all the way to 2500. I don't really have many photos because taking a picture of a white hull does not show anything. It's always white. I think this one is after pilish
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Reply #1 - Feb 24th, 2013 at 11:13am
 
Washing and running motors. I am very pleased with the way it came out. It looks great in the water. I even buffed the bottom.  I will post more later it stopped letting me upload.
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Reply #2 - Feb 24th, 2013 at 12:53pm
 
I bet you are getting excited for the season! There's a size limit on the pictures, if you shrink them they'll upload.
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Reply #3 - Feb 24th, 2013 at 4:08pm
 
Your boat looks great!  Can't wait to see it on the water.  Are you coming out to run w/ us on March 2d?
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Reply #4 - Feb 24th, 2013 at 7:01pm
 
Boat looks awesome!!  hope redoing it and buffing it makes it quicker  Smiley
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Reply #5 - Feb 24th, 2013 at 9:55pm
 
These are in no order. I was trying to upload from my iphone early today.  The process went like this.  600, 800,1000,1200,1500,2000,2500, buff compound, 2500 again, compound, polish, wax, reinstall hardware.

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Reply #6 - Feb 24th, 2013 at 9:57pm
 
This is not finished but gives you the idea. 
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Reply #7 - Feb 24th, 2013 at 9:58pm
 
What are you guys doing March 2nd?

g wrote on Feb 24th, 2013 at 4:08pm:
Your boat looks great!  Can't wait to see it on the water.  Are you coming out to run w/ us on March 2d?

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Reply #8 - Feb 24th, 2013 at 10:02pm
 
I was shooting for a couple more mph.  Smiley I did work on a couple of spots on the strakes though.


nathan wrote on Feb 24th, 2013 at 7:01pm:
Boat looks awesome!!  hope redoing it and buffing it makes it quicker  Smiley

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Reply #9 - Feb 24th, 2013 at 10:29pm
 
Looks great. If you used my new Riptide Liquid Compound you could have stopped sanding at 2000 grit and gone straight to buffing.

Be sure to put a good polymer sealant to preserve the finish and all the hard work.

I love white boats.
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Reply #10 - Feb 25th, 2013 at 8:52am
 
That all white is total class. Looks awesome!
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Reply #11 - Feb 25th, 2013 at 9:49am
 
Haulin Nuts wrote on Feb 24th, 2013 at 9:58pm:
What are you guys doing March 2nd?

g wrote on Feb 24th, 2013 at 4:08pm:
Your boat looks great!  Can't wait to see it on the water.  Are you coming out to run w/ us on March 2d?




We are having the spring opener run on Travis.  Launching out of Highland Lakes marina, burning some gas with a run up the lake, lunch at the Gnarly Gar then a raft-up in Devils.  We did it last Spring and had a great time.

Details on meeting times to follow....
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