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    boat Hardtop project

    so heres something iv been working away at for the last month and a half since I baught a new hull
    I borrowed my dads trailer and set off to palmy (from kaitaia) and picked this up
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    So it begins

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    for anyone who thinks trying to build anything with an arc and aluminum rods is a good idea just know it is not, i got covered in burns and they are weak as can be
    but when you have $100 worth of them and no other option you persist
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    Last edited by Bill999; 09-02-2016 at 04:25 PM. Reason: still cant work it out

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    Enlisted the help of my partner and she used her brilliance to overlay in photo shop what I wanted the boat to look like
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    Hashed this out and added it in as per decisions made on the photoshop pic

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    Found this puzzle piece on trademe so dad and I went down to auckland to pick it up

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    hashing out the bow rail

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    I got a little bit distracted and started building the transom as the old one was as ugly as sin

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    Finally sourced a trailer that fits and began the railing

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    attacking the bow rail

    it was taken on and off 3 times during this process and really was a bit of a pain

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    Enlisted my next victim, I mean helper, my brother to help pattern the windows


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    finished off the bow rail and tig'ed it inplace

    and added something else rather noticeable

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    Steering fitting and battery cutouts made


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    not quite as satisfing as the big jobs but equally time consuming

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    windows going in with the help from my brother

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