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Fairplay V (Hegi) rebuild / refit - Posted: 12th Oct 2017
Today my Fleabay find arrived in a big box:

O dear...

...Nothing wrong with the new hull, paperwork consists of some printed scans with the main drawing in just A3 format. That drawing doen't show any measurements, but partnumbers. The superstructure and wheelhouse are... well, they show 'some' patina. (cough)

Since there are no other drawings of the used parts everything must be expanded to the correct size, and then made/build.

Thinking about using thick foam sheet material for frames and ABS sheet for the deck, so I can speed up the process a bit. (not having to paint any wooden parts, and use epoxy for bonding)

Thing is tough, I need to decide which engine, propellor, shortnozzle and battery combination will be good. (another tread over here)

Let's hope that hull is as good as it looks once I'm trimming off the excessive material... it might have become brittle over the years.

The plan is - as soon as the hull, deck & hardware are done - get her on the water with the old wheelhouse. Meanwhile I can build a new one using 0.2 and 0.5mm ABS sheet.

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