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      Bow and stern with ally tape applied.
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      A few views of the hull with the tape fully applied.
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      Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:51 pm

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      Mould for rear section,the original boat had a cast bow and stern,so in an atempt to copy this the pattern was covered in ally tape and 80 grit paper was pushed onto it to give the effect of a sand casting,hopefully.
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      Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:55 pm

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      The bow section showing the rough casting effect.
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      Post  salmon on Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:25 am

      I think this is wonderful build. The bow piece looks good!


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      Post  david f on Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:51 am

      Looking very good, Nigel!
      Interesting hull shape - squashed tube like the Russian Nordenfelt.

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      Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:35 pm

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      Hatch cover ready to be moulded.
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      Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:38 pm

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      Hull and hatch cover ready for moulding.
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      Few more views of hull and hatch cover awaiting moulding.
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      Post  profesorul on Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:14 pm

      Is unbelievable how awesome it looks.MAN IS GREAT.You have SKILLS NO DOUBT.
      I waiting with baited breath for further work.
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      Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Wed Sep 26, 2012 6:05 pm

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      Ready for gel coat.
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      A few views with gel coat applied.
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      Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Wed Sep 26, 2012 6:27 pm

      Now that begins to look really good...
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      One side done.
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