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Lone Star
08-14-2006, 07:55 AM
Yesterday was a great day! The original plan was to flip the boat this coming weekend but I finished up all the prep work earlier than expected and decided I couldn’t wait. Several of my neighbors were out doing yard work and given the option decided it would be more fun to help me flip the boat and drink my beer. After a little strategizing the boat came off and was turned without a hitch. We set it out in the yard on some padding while I modified the building frame. It took about an hour or so to tear down the molds and install the new supports. The boat went up on the supports and I’ve had a big grin on my face ever since. Here are a few shots of the results…

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid211/p1cf496fc08675d7f1b49f8df6b01c3cc/ed837d22.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid211/pb758bafc84de42be4ff0aabc175020b1/ed837d1f.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid211/pb514d1a7786601b05d931daaf553f1f4/ed837d1a.jpg

Jim Goodine
08-14-2006, 08:25 AM
What a beauty !!! Now that it is turned, take a few minutes and clean up that messy boatshop. I can't wait to see how nice the rest of your Fulmar looks. Jim

JimD
08-14-2006, 08:40 AM
Awesome :cool:

htom
08-14-2006, 10:36 AM
Yummy.

I like the wooden I-beams. Now, what's the real boat shop look like? ;)

geeman
08-14-2006, 10:53 AM
Looks like he built the boat in the Living room.WHATTA MESS !:) and what a beautiful boat

brad9798
08-14-2006, 10:57 AM
Damn! mmm, mmm .... :cool:

Lone Star
08-14-2006, 11:32 AM
No glitch... just a reflection in the high gloss paint.

mcdenny
08-14-2006, 11:38 AM
Looks great. Terrific job lining off the strakes.

What did you paint it with?

Lone Star
08-14-2006, 11:47 AM
http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/woeimages/Paints/Topside/Interlux/Brightside.jpg

Matterhorn White

Credit goes to Iain Oughtred for the pretty lines.

almeyer
08-14-2006, 12:37 PM
"Credit goes to Iain Oughtred for the pretty lines."

I"ll go along with that, but you also get the credit for transforming those pretty lines on paper into a tangible, very beautiful boat. Congradulations on the turnover.

You've got way too much space in that garage.

jlapratt
08-14-2006, 12:45 PM
Awesome! Hey you can't see any epoxy drips on my garage floor either; the paint slops hide mine real well. ;)

What a great looking boat it is.

Jeff

DJM
08-14-2006, 12:53 PM
Looks really nice. :)Can't wait to see pictures of it sailing away!

I don't see any interior pictures. Is that because that is where you have stashed all your shop debris for the photo?:D

Tar Devil
08-14-2006, 01:37 PM
Such clutter!

Georgous boat!

Later,

Phil

JimM
08-14-2006, 10:34 PM
Lee
Lovely paint job on your boat. Glad to see you got it turned over.

quidproquo
08-15-2006, 01:05 AM
A great looking job. Look forward to the launch photos

P.I. Stazzer-Newt
08-15-2006, 03:26 AM
Very very nice indeed

Bruce Taylor
08-15-2006, 10:49 AM
Immaculate workmanship. Congrats!

Ed Armstrong
08-15-2006, 12:23 PM
Very nice! I love Oughtred designs! Great work!

emichaels
08-15-2006, 07:14 PM
Very cool boat.........but dude your shop needs some work ! Like piles of shavings and stuff ! Man you gotta have STUFF in a shop. But a very cool boat indeed.

Eric

Steve Lansdowne
08-15-2006, 07:31 PM
Sweet doesn't begin to describe how good it looks!

Lone Star
08-15-2006, 08:32 PM
...but it is the only facet of my life where I have some semblance of control. Everywhere else I just try to keep up.

Thanks for all the kind words and encouragement.

Steve L... check your PM and thanks!