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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 27 Sep 2017 23:10 #78367

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razor wrote: This is Mrs Razor. Your clean up looks good! We have a Lonestar inboard 1955 I haven't even had a ride in yet! LOL. Best to you on the restoration.


Thanks Mrs Razor. Mrs wbeaton has been patiently waiting for two years to get a ride in this one. I’m afraid she’ll have to wait another year, though.

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 27 Sep 2017 19:29 #78362

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This is Mrs Razor. Your clean up looks good! We have a Lonestar inboard 1955 I haven't even had a ride in yet! LOL. Best to you on the restoration.
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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 26 Sep 2017 11:58 #78331

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wbeaton wrote: It doesn’t look like much, but I probably have five days tied up on the interior alone and I am only now at a starting point.


I don't know... it looks pretty good to me. The before and after of the head bulkhead are pretty dramatic.

Looking forward to seeing more.

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 26 Sep 2017 11:52 #78330

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I love this boat, I am looking forward to your progress on it. When finished I would love to see it at one of the boat shows...

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 26 Sep 2017 06:34 #78327

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Thanks, guys. It is a lot of work. I have about five days labour spent on the interior so far. I used Gluvit on a tin boat about 10 years ago and it’s still holding up. It’s meant for sealing aluminium boats.
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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 26 Sep 2017 01:29 #78322

That's looking great. I look forward to seeing that on the water one day I hope.
++ on using gluvit. Leak free.

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 25 Sep 2017 22:40 #78301

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ditto to rob's reply.........looks great wayne........ :shades:

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 25 Sep 2017 22:36 #78300

I'm impressed. That's a lot of hard labor right there.
Let us know how the Gluvit works. I have had minimal success with it on fiberglass so I am interested to see how it performs.

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 25 Sep 2017 19:52 #78292

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1956 Lone Star Cruisemaster CRAZINESS! 25 Sep 2017 19:51 #78291

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Making some progress on the Cruisemaster this summer. The interior is now stripped of paint. I’m ready to Gluvit the seams and start reassembling the interior plywood. The side windows and flybridge window still need another day of paint stripping. It doesn’t look like much, but I probably have five days tied up on the interior alone and I am only now at a starting point.

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