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is on this website. Paul DID write the book and I was honored to have my skiff show up in the book. Without Paul's input my boat would still have those ugly aftermarket seats instead of the original shop built seats. Paul sent pretty good dimensioned pictures of his original seats allowing me to duplicate the originals even though I didn't have the originals to work from. The storage under the companion seat is where all my tools and spare parts live.Thanks, Paul, for the vote of confidence. A compliment like that from someone who literally wrote the book(s) on these boats, well, I'm bowled over. And Dave, thanks, again, for your encouragement right after I bought the boat. You taught me not to be intimidated by the project, and your great craftsmanship inspired me to dive right in.
While I started with a pretty solid Corsair, I did have a few obstacles to overcome:
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Thanks, again, for your help, encouragement and guidance.
I can't recall off hand what the finish was but I know that it's in Paul's book. It was a sparkle effect additive used straight up. (IMRON)Looks great Dave. What was the original finish on the frame? My buddy is struggling with the 66 Lancer frame as it's quite corroded. We were able to polish a small section to a high shine but it took hours. I'm thinking painting might be an easier option but I think polished is correct. My 75' had a windshield frame that was anodized so polishing was not an option. Fortunately it just needed cleaning(probably due to being anodized).
We wet sanded, wet sanded again, steel wooled, and polished which worked but took forever. Anyone have a better method?