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Friday, September 14, 2012

Breaking Radio Silence

I have been under a self-imposed a moratorium on blogging because I felt like my build-to-blog time ratio was out of whack.  But if I don't put some new pics up, I'm gonna get yelled at.  Again.  By Callsign222.  Like a boss.

So here I am, this --->||<--- close to completion.  The hull exterior and the foils are painted with two coats of Interlux Brightsides White.  Final sanding of the rails is complete.

I'm now going over the interior for final touch up sanding and epoxy coating, including the rails which are still raw wood.  I'm taking it one section at at time to be methodical.  There's a good chance I won't get to varnishing this season...