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Re: cheater mk 2.4 strip build

Postby cheaterparts » 02 Dec 2018, 19:28

peatop wrote:Is this your first attempt at building a watercraft Cheater?


pretty much and first real wood project and yes first go at building a kayak , so it's a learning curve - never worked with Epoxy ether
everything is slower than welding
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Re: cheater mk 2.4 strip build

Postby Seasherpa » 02 Dec 2018, 19:40

cheaterparts wrote:never worked with Epoxy ether everything is slower than welding


Wait a month for the temps to get up and you'll change your mind :lol:
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Re: cheater mk 2.4 strip build

Postby laneends » 02 Dec 2018, 20:04

creating a sexy beast there, going to turn some heads
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Re: cheater mk 2.4 strip build

Postby peatop » 02 Dec 2018, 22:19

cheaterparts wrote:
peatop wrote:Is this your first attempt at building a watercraft Cheater?


pretty much and first real wood project and yes first go at building a kayak , so it's a learning curve - never worked with Epoxy ether
everything is slower than welding

Hmm i don't know about that, when i worked at cogee beach on the tugs, they seemed to take forever to complete lol
Yah as Eoin says the apoxy goes off real quick once the temp gets higher than 25c then as it gets hotter you need to cool the workshop down to make it more manageable as it goes of to fast.
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Re: cheater mk 2.4 strip build

Postby Reeling » 03 Dec 2018, 07:32

Reeling wrote:Any updates mate?


I ask, and you deliver :)

You've got to please with that Cheater, it looks great!
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Re: cheater mk 2.4 strip build

Postby Kiwidundee » 03 Dec 2018, 14:16

Its a beautiful thing. Will be a shame to drag it through WP mud. ;)
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Re: cheater mk 2.4 strip build

Postby laneends » 03 Dec 2018, 14:25

Kiwidundee wrote:Its a beautiful thing. Will be a shame to drag it through WP mud. ;)

First scratch is gonna hurt
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Re: cheater mk 2.4 strip build

Postby aussieDave » 03 Dec 2018, 15:08

Looks very nice Steve, I can't wait to see it on the water
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