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Old 03-09-2019, 10:24 PM
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This is impressive. looks like a really great job, wow. It would be great to know at the end how much time it took with some break down, prep, spray and sanding....
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Old 03-22-2019, 06:01 PM
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I've been off the bodywork for a bit - darn job. I started tinkering with an idea I'd had to make registration and boat name lettering in the SAME font as the MasterCraft logo. I'm a bit OCD and similar wouldn't do so I thought I'd give it a go on AutoCAD. Here's a screen shot of the near finished registration. VERY happy with the results. The 'X' was difficult; may still need to be tweaked. Time to work on the name lettering. Its after our daughter - 'Lil Kray' LOL

The letter will be blue to match the boat, silver shadow with possibly a THIN black like to define the silver shadow against the white hull.

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Old 03-22-2019, 06:04 PM
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I'll add that the 'MasterCraft' text was an Adobe file here off this site. I was able to convert it from Adobe Illustrator to PDF and then import that file into CAD. It needed some lines tweaked as things got skewed in the transition but it came out good. I then used the angles and radius' from the existing text to make the new letters. For example, the 'A' and the 'X' use the same angles as the 'M' to keep things consistent.
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Old 07-21-2019, 07:25 PM
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Back from the dead - work found a way to stall progress but I braved the 97 degree temps to do some wet sanding and polishing. I've also had to refocus a bit and get 'perfection' out of my mind on this boat and remember its going to be a family boat used in a pretty brackish river. Happy with the results so far, gotta keep trucking!



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Old 07-22-2019, 10:59 AM
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This is coming along nicely. Good work!
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Old 07-22-2019, 11:49 AM
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Inspired by your undertaking. Following along. Good luck boss.
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Old 07-25-2019, 07:54 AM
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Looks awesome!
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Old 09-22-2019, 06:45 PM
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I kind of changed directions and decided I needed to completely finish the keel and get it on the trailer for good. So I got it on blocks and went to work wet sanding (400, 800) and now giving it the 3M treatment. First, their heavy compound, then the light + wax, and then a final coat of marine paste wax. I'm thrilled with how its turning out. I figure about 12-15 more hours and I'll have the keel in the best shape its been in since it left the showroom. Then I'll get it on the trailer and finish the rest of the boat, which has already been wet sanded and is ready for buffing.

I've also repaired splits in the teak swim platform but I dont have pics of that. It's all back together and ready for sanding and a good teak oil treatment.



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Old 09-23-2019, 09:59 AM
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Wow! That's impressive!
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Old 09-23-2019, 10:51 AM
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nice work!
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