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You are welcome to drag your ride down or just jump in with 1 of us.
Back to Hula, when you sammich those pieces together do you put weights or something on top to help them cure or seal together?
2" deck screws. They come out today. Only used to clamp the layers together.
 

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Sorry if I missed it but why did you not use synthetic material for transom?


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Sorry if I missed it but why did you not use synthetic material for transom?


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It has balsa core, and okoume stringers and floor.
Just as soon stay with wood.
It may make more sense after I laminate the rest together.
 

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Got all the edges rounded over. Its important so the glass wraps around the edges neatly without any air bubbles. The bigger the radius, the easier this task becomes.
The biax will wrap from one face all the way around to a 6-8" over lap on the opposite face. 3 layers per side, alternating wraps, if that makes sense..
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I'm using the entire 50" width of the roll.
 

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Filled the now empty screw holes with filler.
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Waiting for that to kick, then regrind to eliminate any high spots and put the scratches back in..
 

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6th and final layer of 1808 is done. I hauled the table with the transom on it over to another building where its heated, and can cure. Didn't take any pics of it in there per the owners request. :)


Needs to stay warm for a week. Our weather is NOT cooperating.
 

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6th and final layer of 1808 is done. I hauled the table with the transom on it over to another building where its heated, and can cure. Didn't take any pics of it in there per the owners request. :)


Needs to stay warm for a week. Our weather is NOT cooperating.
Holy shit that's a serious piece --- what's it weigh now ? Look Ma, no handles LOL :eek: :D
 

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Did you account for that kind of weight when you found the center of balance / balanced the boat?
 

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Did you account for that kind of weight when you found the center of balance / balanced the boat?
Itll be interesting to see where the CG is after it's all put back together again. :)
 

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Great work and attention to detail. Just read this thread all the way through. I actually had a 23' Kryptonite I bought back in 2011. Went all the way to Florida and towed it back to Ohio. Had a 300XS hanging on it. I had it for three years, used it mostly in Ohio and Kentucky. Best riding boat in the chop I have owned. Started having kids and just didn't use the boat enough and sold it to a guy from Virginia. I regret it all the time.
 

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Great work and attention to detail. Just read this thread all the way through. I actually had a 23' Kryptonite I bought back in 2011. Went all the way to Florida and towed it back to Ohio. Had a 300XS hanging on it. I had it for three years, used it mostly in Ohio and Kentucky. Best riding boat in the chop I have owned. Started having kids and just didn't use the boat enough and sold it to a guy from Virginia. I regret it all the time.
Thanks for the compliment.
Glad you found the forum! Bummer you sold it. I read somewhere there was one in Ohio, must have been you.
Do you happen to have any pics of it?
 
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Thanks for the compliment.
Glad you found the forum! Bummer you sold it. I read somewhere there was one in Ohio, must be been you.
Do you happen to have any pics of it?
I do have some pics, I'll dig around and post them. I now have a 16' Sea Ray Ski Ray that I got out of Michigan. Not quite like the Kryptonite but I can throw my three heathens on there and not worry about the sand and filfth. And if we go a month without using it no big deal. I'll be in the market for something fast again someday.
 

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One more I found...this is down in Laurel Lake Kentucky View attachment 752156
Sweet!!!!
Do you happen to have any pics of the stern? Really interested to see what the setup was with the 300xs. Jackplate? Any kind of setback bracket, motor well?

I like the idea of the step on the front bulkhead to get on the bow. I've been forced to step on the front seat to get up there.


Also curious if you used the tabs very much? I see theres a Lenco control on the dash.

I'm planning on a set of k-planes, just because I want the option....


Any idea if your deck had core in it? Mine does not, and wondering if a deck hatch would weaken it.
 

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Sweet!!!!
Do you happen to have any pics of the stern? Really interested to see what the setup was with the 300xs. Jackplate? Any kind of setback bracket, motor well?

I like the idea of the step on the front bulkhead to get on the bow. I've been forced to step on the front seat to get up there.


Also curious if you used the tabs very much? I see theres a Lenco control on the dash.

I'm planning on a set of k-planes, just because I want the option....


Any idea if your deck had core in it? Mine does not, and wondering if a deck hatch would weaken it.

That step was used often. I hate stepping on seats. I used the tabs quite a bit and it depended on load and what type of water I was on. It was only a 6" setback on a hydraulic jackplate. I was actually looking to set it back further and upgrade the jackplate before I sold it. Seemed liked it would have performed better set further back. Not sure on the core in the deck. Never had any issues with the hatch or the deck area around it. It was nice to open it up if you were sleeping in there. I think I have some pics of the stern, it did have a motor well.
 

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That step was used often. I hate stepping on seats. I used the tabs quite a bit and it depended on load and what type of water I was on. It was only a 6" setback on a hydraulic jackplate. I was actually looking to set it back further and upgrade the jackplate before I sold it. Seemed liked it would have performed better set further back. Not sure on the core in the deck. Never had any issues with the hatch or the deck area around it. It was nice to open it up if you were sleeping in there. I think I have some pics of the stern, it did have a motor well.
Excellent!
What did you see for speed with that setup? I did 67 with mine being set back 26"... never fooled with raising it. I've heard they go mid 70's with 300hp?
 

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Excellent!
What did you see for speed with that setup? I did 67 with mine being set back 26"... never fooled with raising it. I've heard they go mid 70's with 300hp?
73 was my best speed. I think it had more in it if I would have tweaked how it was setup. I also never took the time to take all the shit out of it to drop some pounds. I know the motor could have been raised too. The guy I bought it from set it up pretty conservative.
 

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So after installing the transom, I had to fill all the holes left from the other setback bracket.
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I ground them out from a 1/2" hole to roughly the diameter of a softball. Then layed enough layers of 1808 to overfill them. Let that cure for a few days to minimize the shrinkage before I ground that all flat.
 
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