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Emily P III Print Booklet
Author: GrahamP74   Posts: 13   Photos: 31   Subscribers: 1   Views: 876   Responses: 12   |   Most recent posts shown first   (Show oldest first)

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Hull now painted - Posted: 18th May 2018
So Emily helped me spray the hull and I like the colours that she suggested!
Name and registration boards will be added later..

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Response by Donnieboy on the 18th May 2018
Cheers👍to Emily for picking a nice combination of colours.Looks very good.

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Another check! - Posted: 13th May 2018
Could resist a quick check to see how she looks! The real Emily is happy with daddy’s work!!

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Deck - Posted: 13th May 2018
I’ve fitted the deck and painted. I have also painted the internal shelves for the electrics and added my name and build details to one of the deck beams! The deck is not glued down yet. I have used plastic board and painted with a tile paint to seal.

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Forward gantry - Posted: 13th May 2018
Made from brass pipe and copper flats plate. Added all the lights and is now ready for a final spray.

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New winch - Posted: 29th Apr 2018
I was intending to use a winch from a previous model however I had a spare couple of hours and it was raining so I made a new one! Will add the warps which will hide the bright drums so no need to rust!!

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Response by Donnieboy on the 30th Apr 2018
The winch looks great.Wish I had a couple of spare hours.
Response by GrahamP74 on the 1st May 2018
Thanks! I was very lucky to be “allowed” the time!

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Ballast - Posted: 27th Apr 2018
So I’ve just tested the hulk in the water and she is sitting pretty! I filled the keel with cement which has brought her down to the water line. Tested the electrics too and she moves nicely... once the cement has dried I will give the hull a seal of paint on the inside and then it’s deck on time!

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Quick mock up! - Posted: 22nd Apr 2018
Got the main deck beams fitted today and the servo holder. Offered up the wheelhouse and gantry which have been made during the winter to see how they look!
Pretty happy with so far!

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Response by Donnieboy on the 23rd Apr 2018
Progressing very nicely.Great looking boat.
Response by GrahamP74 on the 23rd Apr 2018
Thanks, winch is made too, just the forward gantry really and a paint job along with detail for the deck..

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Quiet month - Posted: 22nd Apr 2018
A two week holiday, promotion at work and getting the spring cleaning done has meant little time for building in March..
However the suns out and as I said to my wife it’s the perfect weather for fibre glassing!!
Spending some time this weekend fitting the deck beams and shelves so the structure below deckline is finished!
Response by RNinMunich on the 22nd Apr 2018
Congrats 👍 on promotion and work done so far!
Response by GrahamP74 on the 23rd Apr 2018
Thanks RNinMunich! I am now the retail regional operations manager for the Helly Hansen group in the UK. So now I look after Helly Hansen as well as Musto!

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Deck and navigation lights - Posted: 16th Mar 2018
Little job just to pass the time!

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Response by Donnieboy on the 16th Mar 2018
It's nice to get the little jobs out of the way and have them ready to install them at the right time.Helps in the long run.Makes construction go a little faster.
Response by GrahamP74 on the 29th Mar 2018
Totally agree! Also when you only have a few moments between other jobs!

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Gantry - Posted: 4th Mar 2018
Constructed the aft gantry from wooden square dowel and 1mm plastic. This will be sprayed white and then rusted..

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