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Offline rayar3

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #20 on: October 17, 2017, 10:07:13 AM »
Nice project!

The '88 had a one-year front bucket I believe. Scotties Canvas in FL has them still. They made a set for my '86 in the same fabric that my local upholsterer was using for the rest of the interior. I believe they were $800/pair shipped, which I thought was fair for all new seats. Maybe an option for you if those can't be recovered locally?
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Offline Diamond Chad

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #21 on: October 17, 2017, 10:51:18 AM »
have the same seats in our CVX-16.  Problem is blowmolded plastic bottoms bolt hoes were cracked and had been patched by P.O. putting bolts all the way through and locking the sliders.  We are in middle of adding new sliders and figuring out how to strengthen the mounting.  Fill with wood or something.   Wonder what would happen if I tapped shut all the holes and poured it full of seacast?
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Offline carlsoncvx18

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #22 on: October 29, 2017, 02:59:16 PM »
Started removing hardware.

Did a little test area of wet sanding on the bow. Started with 1000 then 1200 final with 3000 and a buff

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Offline carlsoncvx18

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #23 on: October 29, 2017, 03:01:30 PM »
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Offline V153

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #24 on: October 31, 2017, 05:16:19 PM »
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Offline Plugcheck

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #25 on: November 01, 2017, 10:22:21 AM »
     Really looks great.   Somehow all my projects the gel coat is absolutely destroyed.   A couple of spots on my Timi cleaned up, but overall there is so much  cracking there simply isn't anyway to restore.    Will this be a His/hers CVX-18 affair?
Michael
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1980 CVX-16SS 140 Mercruiser
1979 CVX-16 Johnson 175
2002 Bennington 2275CC 90 Mercury
1985 Intimidator project, gps 85 mph (on trailer)
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Offline carlsoncvx18

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #26 on: November 01, 2017, 10:36:51 AM »
Just bought it to make look new again.

Needs new interior and a lot of cleaning.

Carb needs to be gone thru.

Then sell it in the spring.
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Offline Madbohunk

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #27 on: November 02, 2017, 10:22:54 PM »
Jeff, sure was nice meeting you again and letting me stop over to see your project. Great talking Glastron with ya . Small world that our families came from the same aera in Nebraska. Thanks again !!
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Offline Rosscoe

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #28 on: November 04, 2017, 08:28:17 PM »
The wet sanding appears to be working great!
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Offline carlsoncvx18

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #29 on: November 04, 2017, 09:41:44 PM »
Bob thanks for stopping by looking forward to taking you and your wife for a trip on the river this next summer.   
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Offline carlsoncvx18

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #30 on: December 03, 2017, 11:37:16 AM »
Finally done wet sanding and buffing .

Grits used for wet sanding started at 1000,1250,1500 then 3000 probably could have skipped the 1250.

Buffing used 3m products Perfect-it 1,2,3

Lighting not that good
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Offline Hyperacme

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #31 on: December 03, 2017, 12:23:09 PM »
Lookin' GOOD Jeff !
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Offline dorelse

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #32 on: December 03, 2017, 01:09:50 PM »
Looks great!
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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #33 on: December 03, 2017, 03:43:47 PM »
Really came out nice, great work Jeff.
Michael
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1980 CVX-16SS 140 Mercruiser
1979 CVX-16 Johnson 175
2002 Bennington 2275CC 90 Mercury
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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #34 on: December 03, 2017, 05:02:37 PM »
Great job Jeff !!!
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Offline carlsoncvx18

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #35 on: December 19, 2017, 12:40:03 PM »
Fabricated bracket to hold hinges for engine cover , so not relying on the screws in the back of the seat to hold to hold them on.  Had a problem with 1/2 plywood not having enough holding power.
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Offline 75starflight

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #36 on: December 19, 2017, 02:41:06 PM »
Great idea Jeff!
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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #37 on: December 19, 2017, 03:13:52 PM »
Fabricated bracket to hold hinges for engine cover , so not relying on the screws in the back of the seat to hold to hold them on.  Had a problem with 1/2 plywood not having enough holding power.
How much are the brackets going for?

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Offline Plugcheck

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #38 on: December 19, 2017, 03:48:45 PM »
Pretty nifty, nice work.   Regarding the hinge points, all my GC's have piano hinges, not the two point lift off type.  Are those the standard hinges for that 18?
Michael
1979 CVZ-18 388 CI Vortec Mouse
1980 CVX-16SS 140 Mercruiser
1979 CVX-16 Johnson 175
2002 Bennington 2275CC 90 Mercury
1985 Intimidator project, gps 85 mph (on trailer)
1989 Lowe 200 Redneck fishin Toon

Offline 75starflight

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Re: Found myself a winter time project
« Reply #39 on: December 19, 2017, 04:28:24 PM »
Pretty nifty, nice work.   Regarding the hinge points, all my GC's have piano hinges, not the two point lift off type.  Are those the standard hinges for that 18?

No, just something for ease of access for repair work.
Brandon Hain
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1978 CVZ-18