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So, what did you do for your Feather Craft today? 06 Aug 2018 21:00 #87360

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HawkEyes wrote: Works for me. But I am no expert...

Lock nuts, thread lock?


Darbyville cleco's....:hand: ....bucked some rivets today, is what it is, some smiley faces, but a 99% success.........got one drip second rivet up from the keel, i do believe my rivets are too hard, going to look into getting some softer ones.......took my chances for an easy fix, next step would be a flush patch.........still learnin

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So, what did you do for your Feather Craft today? 06 Aug 2018 05:23 #87332

Yes it's a long shaft I'm not sure about 2 inches on your transom it my be to high but am no expert
You could try it with a block of wood to see what works best then build your new one
Charlie

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So, what did you do for your Feather Craft today? 06 Aug 2018 03:50 #87331

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So, what did you do for your Feather Craft today? 06 Aug 2018 02:10 #87328

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Is the motor you mounted a long shaft? The reason I ask is because I was thinking about doing the same thing for my 1957 35 short shaft. I think I could raise my transom another 2 inches for better performance. The only thing holding me back is that I would have to buy and cut new mahogany to do the job and there is nothing wrong with the wood I already have.

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So, what did you do for your Feather Craft today? 06 Aug 2018 02:09 #87327

Sorry man it's top secret lol
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So, what did you do for your Feather Craft today? 06 Aug 2018 01:48 #87326

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Charlie, Who gets credit for the transom work on your boat?

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So, what did you do for your Feather Craft today? 06 Aug 2018 01:47 #87325

Works for me. But I am no expert...

Lock nuts, thread lock?

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So, what did you do for your Feather Craft today? 06 Aug 2018 00:48 #87320

I didn't do this but it got done all the same it turned out beautiful thanks man for all your hard work You do amazing work thanks again
Charlie

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So, what did you do for your Feather Craft today? 05 Aug 2018 22:07 #87315

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welp, ole' Oscar has bin seiving a bit more water than i like, today i dismantled the front and mid sections to get at a previous issue called a crack........going about it in my back woods way, i was able too slip a thin sheet of aluminum under the fold of the front seat edge smeared in JB weld then with Darbyville cleco's clamped her down..........also found about 8 loose rivets that need too be rebucked............if i am going at this with the wrong approach please yell at me, slap me up side the head, steer me right.........:ohno:

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Boatboy wrote: Today I installed the refurbished floorboards in my Vagabond. I also polished my Taylormade windshield and installed it back on the boat. Just one project left and that is restoring my steering wheel. I'm anxious to get back on the water with my Vagabond. Haven't used it since March in Florida.


i cant wait too reach your age and be so energetic.....your an inspiration for sure of what too look forward too............:biggrin:

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