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Discussion in 'Exploring everything under the sun!!' started by Joe Dirt, June 25, 2011.

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    1. Joe Dirt

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      Corkey- this one's for you. :D






      I cleaned a total of 2 times, will try to get final pics tomorrow. Came out amazing. :thumbsup:
       
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    3. lynchy wa

      lynchy wa Down Under Beer Explorer Elite Explorer

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      Nice mate, I might have to do that to my tinny. What was the spray you used? I heard "...... meguiars", but missed what the acidic product was.
       
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      lynchy wa Down Under Beer Explorer Elite Explorer

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      Thank's mate!!! I think the first step for me is remove the bloody gum leaves that have been slowly filling up the hull:D:thumbsup:

      Lucky I had a look. The bung was blocked and she was filling up with rain water too, oops!
       

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      That looks pretty clean already, Greg- I don't know if i'd acid that one too hard...! :)



      Check this out:


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      Check out Tim's thread:

      BLINDED BY THE SHINE
       
    7. lynchy wa

      lynchy wa Down Under Beer Explorer Elite Explorer

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      Damn, I don't know if I could launch a boat that look's that good. Have to bring it inside and lean it up against the lounge room wall as a decoration!!! I might give the trailer a coat of paint this summer tho', it's looking abit rough after fifteen years.
       
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      That boat is ridiculous. The thing would look like a Johnson's Silver Minnow sliding across the water.

      The fish could look at themselves in the mirror on that thing. :D
       
    9. lynchy wa

      lynchy wa Down Under Beer Explorer Elite Explorer

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      I was wondering if you might get a couple of sharks having a go at you, defending their territory against themselves, like a bird pecking at its reflection in the window:D.....I think he need's a bigger boat!
       
    10. Joe Dirt

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      Right on- I wouldn't float around in a mirror... :D


      Today I ended up tackling much more than I planned. I've owned this boat for like 5 years now, and haven't done squat to the trailer. So, I ordered up some bearing buddies, new rollers, bunks, and marine carpet, after I saw this:

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      The thing came out so well, I decided to spend a day on the boat.


      These bugged me.

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      Then I went to Lowe's and bought some black bombs. Scrape, sand a little, self etching primer, and topcoat...

      ...aaaaaaaand, here we go, another case of 'Dirt can't stop'... :)

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      and the finished product:

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      Wait- the seats look like crap.

      1/2 after a magic eraser, and a shot of APC.

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      Yep. :D

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      and after:

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      and the stern seat (and products used):

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      I didn't even get to touch the boat- still haven't layed the topcoat of M16 on it. Doesn't bug me that it isn't a mirror, my boat is one thing that I've always enjoyed using more than cleaning. I just figured that it was time to put in a little effort.
       
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      Hahaha. Cherry ripe mate! Pete will be knocking on your door offering you a job in no time.:thumbsup::thumbsup:
       
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      it wouldnt surprise me if joe cleaned the grease in the bearing cause it looked dirty! lol. nice job joe. still telling people what the xlt looks like!
       
    14. Joe Dirt

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      There is supposed to be grease in the bearings all the time? I never put any in because it was icky and dirty... :D
       
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    16. Joe Dirt

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      Delorean? Psshhh... Been there, done that. :D

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      Hey- at 40 hours per PANEL- even I don't have that much free time, or desire! It's cool though... :thumbsup:
       

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