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Old 08-14-2009, 03:14 PM   #221
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yeah. so whens the glass gonna arrive?
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Old 08-14-2009, 05:27 PM   #222
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i was under the impression you only had to fiberglass the joints and then the paint would waterproof the wood. is that a different technique or are you just over doing things again?

so sorry about the tang. we've all been there.
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Old 08-14-2009, 05:29 PM   #223
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You should only have to but i'm going for super extreme preventative measures. I like to play it safe with 200g of water in the living room.

Thanks. I learned a lot from having him. Hopefully this mistake will help prevent more down the road.
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:21 PM   #224
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melosu58 and I spent a lot of time removing posts unrelated to this thread. It is now reopened. Flake has worked very hard on this build and we will permit the thread to continue. Please stay on topic and keep all instant-message type postings out of the thread. Thank you for understanding.
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:25 PM   #225
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Thank you An t-iasg. So any plans for this weekend?
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:31 PM   #226
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Thank you so much! Now that glass is ordered I need to finish fiberglassing big time. I've been slackerpants. ;;

My goals for this weekend (most of which will happen tomorrow. I'm spending today at a pool. ) are to finish fiberglassing and finish the stand.
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Old 08-15-2009, 01:21 PM   #227
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how many days before the galss gets there? i'm sure you're gonna want to move it as few times as possible and if you can put it in the tank when it's delivered that would be the least amount of times.

also i meant to ask why you have to sand the fiberglass?
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No idea. The lady has to call me back with an estimate from the distributor on shipping. They have to build a special crate to ship it. I'm using fiberglass mat and resin. If you need to layer them, you need to sand between layers to ensure a better hold. Since i'm working in bits, they eventually need to overlap. I need to sand the places I expect to or know to overlap. (Like corners)
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ah that makess sense. i also wondered too...
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Old 08-15-2009, 10:12 PM   #230
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ok i didnt realize you had to layer it. that should motivate you do to more of the fiber glassing at a time right? the more you do while wet the less sanding.
go to town on it.
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