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1964 Eliminator project 5 months 3 weeks ago #133086

Some progress of the Eliminator by International I've been working on last couple years. All new wood through the boat , transom , floor ,seat mounts and inner bracing . Boat will be powered by a 100hp 6cyl Mercury. Boat will be painted with gold flake and white accents as original

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1964 Eliminator project 5 months 3 weeks ago #133089

One word....Excellent!

Bob
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1964 Eliminator project 2 weeks 8 hours ago #135323

First pic from body shop .. with snow on the roads it will be till next week till I can pick it up
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1964 Eliminator project 2 weeks 8 hours ago #135324

Not sure why it stretched the photo ..try it again
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1964 Eliminator project 1 week 6 days ago #135326

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Very nice! What was used for the finish? Marine paint, automotive paint, gelcoat?

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1963 g-w invader ski-bird
1972 g-w invader drag & ski 14
Portage Michigan

1964 Eliminator project 1 week 6 days ago #135331

The original gelcoat finish was knocked down with a DA with 120 grit then sprayed with epoxy primer, it was then wet sanded with 220 and sprayed with shopline JP2 finish primer wet sanded again with 220 reshot with another coat of JP2 and wet sanded with 400 then topped with PPG automotive paint and flake then topped with several coats of clear to even paint and flake heights .

From everything we researched there was only a small chance of automotive clear “fogging” if docked in the water for an extended period of time (days to weeks) but would eventually regain its clear .This boat will not be docked for any long periods so we should be OK

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1964 Eliminator project 1 week 6 days ago #135336

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It has to be docked long enough in the bright sun to soak up all the oooooo's and aaaaaaahhhhhhhs. Or just hang out at the launch ramp like Joe Cool.

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1964 Eliminator project 1 week 6 days ago #135337

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Nice. Keep posting!

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1960 slickcraft catalina
1963 g-w invader ski-bird
1972 g-w invader drag & ski 14
Portage Michigan

1964 Eliminator project 1 week 6 days ago #135340

it will get docked for sure , it’s a shallow V almost flat bottom so when it gets choppy we dock till it calms down then head back out till dusk

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1964 Eliminator project 1 week 6 days ago #135341

64Eliminator wrote: The original gelcoat finish was knocked down with a DA with 120 grit then sprayed with epoxy primer, it was then wet sanded with 220 and sprayed with shopline JP202 finish primer wet sanded again with 220 reshot with another coat of JP202 and wet sanded with 400 then topped with PPG automotive paint and flake then topped with several coats of clear to even paint and flake heights .

From everything we researched there was only a small chance of automotive clear fogging€ if docked in the water for an extended period of time (days to weeks) but would eventually regain its clear .This boat will not be docked for any long periods so we should be OK


Edited to clarify the primer used is JP202 not JP2

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1964 Eliminator project 1 week 5 days ago #135344

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Thought that was sorta funny, using jet fuel :laugh:

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