there's been a few clues to a little side project.
and a couple weeks back was this old boat.
It was time to join the two.
Could it support an 80 hp engine?
The center part was doubled up,
and while the resin was out,
the top edges were sealed up.
on our little whaler.
Same 3/16 stainless plate.
Thanks to Brandon and Tanya
for letting me use my welder with your 220!
No yacht welds and finish with this one.
early or late.
And late meant working with the 34 watt bulb.
Got to love that Americoat epoxy primer.
It can be rolled on thick at 5 pm,
and dry enough to work with the next morning.
I had considered a 12" bracket,
but it seemed to much for the Glasspar Del Rey's 1957 styling.
and the control cables a bit long,
A longer bracket may have worked out.
Maybe a 12" long bracket,
with molded in swim step boxes,
extending the waterline and adding a little floatation.