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Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By RonR
Why bother with step #4? Why not just go...

Why bother with step #4? Why not just go straight to Varnish?
Only asking as I do not know.
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,512
Posted By RonR
Here is the Everett wait list.

Here is the Everett wait list.
Forum: Welcome Mat Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By RonR
Welcome !

Welcome !
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,909
Posted By RonR
Still plucking away, more varnish on the doors,...

Still plucking away, more varnish on the doors, more varnish on the El Toro. A little primer on the hull and some first coat paint on the rudder/dagger.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By RonR
Everyone starts at square one. Some of us are...

Everyone starts at square one. Some of us are lucky and grew up learning from old salts. Some just jump in head first and hope for the best, be helpful when ya can, teach the kids what you know. ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By RonR
I know nothing of this brand, but given the...

I know nothing of this brand, but given the size/cost its a lot of boat for its price vs age. If systems check out and you like it, jump on it if you plan on keeping it for a while. If your looking...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,770
Posted By RonR
Its doable with the right equipment, we do it all...

Its doable with the right equipment, we do it all the time in the refinery's.
I've been flowing the treads and my $$ is on a failed connection at the deck to tank top, or a rusted out fill neck to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8,519
Views: 1,023,600
Posted By RonR
True.

True.
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-12-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,164
Posted By RonR
I think that within the next 5-10 years you will...

I think that within the next 5-10 years you will no longer own a car, but the only option would be to lease.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8,519
Views: 1,023,600
Posted By RonR
https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2018/custom-indep...

https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2018/custom-independence-cruiser-39-3206366/

I kind of like the looks of this independence cruiser.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By RonR
I think we need to start a new pined topic of...

I think we need to start a new pined topic of just woodworking, be it rot, refinish or rebuilding! I know I have learned a fair amount here, but it took a bit to find all the old post.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 02-05-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,332
Posted By RonR
Having owned a few smaller boats that were...

Having owned a few smaller boats that were painted dark colors I will never own another one. Just like a black car.. every scratch, ding, water mark shows. I love the looks but not the work...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By RonR
I went through this a few weeks ago looking for...

I went through this a few weeks ago looking for some 1/4 Teak plywood with teak on each side. Edsensaw wanted to sell a min of 4 pices. I only needed a 1/2 sheet.

I found a local company that...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-29-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By RonR
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,413
Posted By RonR
With the list of good points you have, I would...

With the list of good points you have, I would suggest North of Tacoma and South of Everett.

VA/Trader Joes/Kaiser/Dance/Fun and active, non Trump land.


If you don't want to launch from the...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-27-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By RonR
I got the el toro sanded down to bare wood,...

I got the el toro sanded down to bare wood, removed all the old joint filler and got it 1/2 way smooth. I ended up going with the interlux epoxy primer. I have 3 coats down and its filling all the...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-27-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By RonR
Time for an interior update.

Well as the varnish is still drying.. We decided to reupholster a lot of the interior. We found a source for new mattresses in the V-birth and bunks. After a month of kicking around fabric choices...
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-23-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,053
Posted By RonR
https://www.heraldnet.com/news/when-the-coronaviru...

https://www.heraldnet.com/news/when-the-coronavirus-patient-turned-up-providence-was-ready/

I'm not all that happy it was at the local hospital the same time I was there. I had overheard a few...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 01-22-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By RonR
We are planning a few classes on Friday/Saturday...

We are planning a few classes on Friday/Saturday of this week. And next weekend the kids will accompany us for the boats afloat side.
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 01-20-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By RonR
At this time it was closed for public use, as...

At this time it was closed for public use, as they are in the middle of a dredging project and moved many of the slip boats to the dock. Next year we plan on attending. That said, the Everett one...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-15-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By RonR
We have a little snow here in Lake Stevens, prob...

We have a little snow here in Lake Stevens, prob about 3". I was expecting much more last night!

Now that hard part, picking colors for the El Toro. I don't mind the yellow, but may do a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,710
Posted By RonR
We keep the 33' in a covered slip, and are on the...

We keep the 33' in a covered slip, and are on the wait list for a 40' covered slip but I think it will be a year or so before we get to move.
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,710
Posted By RonR
Were still on the fence. I like the...

Were still on the fence. I like the looks/performance of the Egg Harbor, but would like a bit more room and about 15-20 years newer. We are making plans to go up a size in 2 years or so, not sure...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-15-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By RonR
I ended up going with the Interlux Pre-coat. I...

I ended up going with the Interlux Pre-coat. I like the Interlux products so far, and as soon as it warms up a bit I will try it out.
Forum: General Maintenance 01-15-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,415
Posted By RonR
First off, I need to say that's a sexy boat you...

First off, I need to say that's a sexy boat you got.
Second off, make it so that us kids can strip off the paint and go back to varnished teak when its our turn to care for the boat.
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