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  1. Installing balsa floors

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I am in the process of prepping for installing balsa floors, I’m my boat. My question is in regards to filling the voids or grooves or depressions, on the inside of hull, formed by the strakes. I was landing on filling them by glassing in some 1/4 round wood. Picture example below. The wood does...
  2. spectra 20 floors need advise jet peeps

    Jet Boats
    well today i cleaned out the old 77 spectra 20 jet and found floor seemed soft after further inspection the 1/4 stringers are good but the plywood connecting them is bad and the floor has rotted. my question is. the boat had only plywood as wide as stringers up to the bow. should i widen the...
  3. floors and stringers help

    V-Drives
    i have a friend up at angels camp cali who needs floors and stringers redone in his flatty.....im sure we could get his boat down here to stus but stu is a bit behind on a few of your guys projects so is there anybody up there that does floors and stringers..........i notice most of you guys up...
  4. End Grain Balsa Floors

    V-Drives
    Winter project is coming along
  5. Floors and stringers

    V-Drives
    Is there anyone in texas that does this must be show quality , ,
  6. Sanger Bubbledeck Floors need a little help

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I’d like to get a few opinions on the best way to get the floors on my Sanger Bubbledeck looking better. The wood itself and the glass are in good shape but it looks as though the top coat has fogged or turned a little chalky white. Can I simply sand the chalky white off and re clear coat the...
  7. How do I redo resin on my floors?

    V-Drives
    Edit Jan 2016 - go to this link to see what I ended up doing… Starts on Page 10, Post 140 of my original thread about My 1967 Belmont Flatbottom - http://www.performanceboats.com/v-drives/170458-my-1967-belmont-flatbottom-10.html Edit: I sorta start this all over again on page six with post #77...
  8. Help on sanding floors

    V-Drives
    Started sanding floors today on . Started under the seats to get my feet wet. I tried an orbital, then a belt sander, and finally went with a regular 5 inch disc sander. I was using 120 and a place on the right in the photo came up. Feels like a composite. Is it a veneer or real wood? It looks...
  9. gel coat floors , top coat ?

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    if the floors have been refinished in gel is it best to get the buffer and compound them and finish with polish or to top coat with prestec or duratec for a high gloss finish ?
  10. Wood floors

    V-Drives
    Need Parquet floors done in my boat before the first of the year, I will have it de-rigged and ready by the second week of October. Finally got an appointment for the first of the year to get the deck done by Harlan Orrin and he wants the floors done before he gets it. Let me know if there...
  11. 1978 Hawaiian Jet boat project new floors , stringers,paint

    Boats for Sale
    1978 Hawaiian open bow Jet boat restored hull for sale or trade heres a link to the ad and the pictures .. wife is Pregnant out child will have special needs need a bigger boat hate to sell it so much work has gone into it and its a sharp boat! That price is or best offer, make a offer I may...
  12. dull looking floors

    V-Drives
    The floor in my flat is starting to look dull after 36yrs. Can i buff it out or should i mix up some clear and spray it. Keep in mind this boat gets used.
  13. help with floors

    V-Drives
    im trying to get my sanger floors done... does anyone know of a place or someone who does near the bay area and is pretty resonable with their pricing? if so i would love to know whom. thanks
  14. pics of painted floors and stringers

    V-Drives
    looking for some pics of different floor/ stringer painted options or just stringers painted / options / pros and cons of options boat is a 73 dimarco t-deck
  15. getting ready to replace the floors in the hydro, what wood do i need?

    V-Drives
    like i said i am getting ready to replace the wood in the hydro's floor, and probably the stringers, what type of wood do you guys recommend? this is a1971 sanger drag hydro, and i want to keep it as light as possible.
  16. Stop Creaking Floors!

    PB Open Water
    I am going to be putting new carpet upstairs in my home, which was built in 1991. I have a creek in a couple areas that I am having trouble stopping. Are there special fastners or a trick to stopping the creaking plywood prior to installing the new carpet? It seems to be coming a lot from...
  17. Re doing the fl;oors

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    holy crap after 4 hours of bruteful sanding with 1 X8" makita grinder with 36 grit sanding serated disc , 1 x 4" peanut grinder 36 grit, 1 porta- cable belt sander 40 grit i have a 16" X 36" area stripped??? looks like it snowed all around my bout is there a faster way?? i look like frosty the...
  18. 79 Cole TR2, V-drive Runner Bottom with Newly Glassed Floors

    Boats for Sale
    SOLD. Thank you Performance Boats for making this transaction possible by providing these great forums. Stay Safe, PC
  19. Flowing and painting floors

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I would like to paint the floors of my Campbell, but before I do I want to put a coat of resin over the old glasswork to fill and smooth the surface. I have easy access to poly resin, but the hardener has wax added. Do I need to sand the surface of the old glass to prepare for the resin? Should...
  20. Carpet or non-skid floors?

    Jet Boats
    Well its time to get the boat ready and I can`t decide what to do for floor covering. Has anyone done gelcoat and antiskid? If so how did you like it? I`m leaning toward gelcoat and antiskid because I hate getting into a boat the day after ski-ing or partying at the beach and having the...
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