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Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Gel' started by Nick0317, Nov 8, 2019.

  1. Nick0317

    Nick0317 Member

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    So I have been working on how to update the boat as I am not a fan of what is currently on there. Looking for recommendations of shops and price ideas or kicking around the idea of just doing it myself. I have painted but never done gel coat and researching the process. It seems like mostly man hours which I have plenty of time and just doing good prep work and buying quality products.

    Any help or advise would be awesome here is a really crappy sketch of what I am looking to do and what is currently on the boat.
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    DCB Mach26.jpg
     
  2. 82daytona

    82daytona Well-Known Member

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    Leave it alone. You’re looking at 10-20k


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  3. ONE-A-DAY

    ONE-A-DAY Well-Known Member

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    What he said......and its not like its hideous looking, your current gel scheme is a pretty timeless design.
     
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  4. Nick0317

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    Its really not. Advise will probably be taken. Just a feeler. I figured around 400-600 a foot to redo the boat.
     
  5. chvynhra

    chvynhra Well-Known Member

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    Leave it, it's a classic. I want a mach 26 bad...
     
  6. Nick0317

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    There is a 2002 for sale right now that I saw from Horizon
     
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    25Elmn8r Well-Known Member

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    Don't change a thing! That's a classic design that will always look good imo.
     
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  8. Gelcoater

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    You’ve painted, but gelcoat is not paint.
    Another vote for leave it be.
    It looks pretty nice as it is and like OD1 said, pretty timeless.
     
  9. Nick0317

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    I keep looking at it and I’m about onboard now. Probably better spent updating the interior but want it to go along with the era.
     
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    I hope you don't mess with that....
     
  11. Nick0317

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    dont worry its staying the same
     
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  12. tx-19

    tx-19 Active Member

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    We have a Mach 26 also and feel your pain.i like the boat but not the gel design
     

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    Yea but I can deal with it. Just not a fan of green. How do you like the windscreens? Been looking for something to help deflect some of the wind
     
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    I love them they really help
     
  15. Nick0317

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    W
    Who makes them
     
  16. tx-19

    tx-19 Active Member

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    I'm not sure they were on there when I bought it
     
  17. Nick0317

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    dang. ive tried looking everywhere to find something similar
     
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    Did you try Finneys in havasu
     

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