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by Slingbat
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Laser 1 possibly very early #39
Replies: 19
Views: 10684

Laser 1 possibly very early #39

Found this on gumtree whilst having a browse, if sail number on old sail is correct this has got to be one of the oldest surviving laser kicking about, not my cup of tea personally but thought I would share

https://www.gumtree.com/p/boats-kayaks- ... 1273060254

Tom
by Slingbat
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Removing silicone sealant
Replies: 6
Views: 5336

Re: Removing silicone sealant

This is by far the the best stuff I have ever laid hands on for removing old gunk, can be a little expensive but performance is well worth it, I get lucky on occasion and I dig it out of the scrap bin at work



http://www.paintservices.com/pf-sr-solvent-wipes/

Tom
by Slingbat
Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Hull paint
Replies: 18
Views: 9711

Re: Hull paint

That certainly makes sense, so use my free paint and apply to a good smooth surface and then go and get her back in the water or would the true benefit be in giving her that final loving rubdown with some 400 w'n'd. Alternatively should I accept that a miracle with sail no. 708 is never going to be ...
by Slingbat
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Hull paint
Replies: 18
Views: 9711

Hull paint

I'm just about to start stripping the paint off the bottom of my miracle, as far as I can tell it's some cheap white gloss over a few layers of other paint, plan is to go at it gently with a heat gun and scraper and sand and really stubourn bits. Now for repainting, I was given a 5l kit of Jotun pen...