Month: September 2019

How to Make Surf Fishing Air Cannon Bait Caster Slugs, Bullets – Carolina Rig Style

I now have a nice air cannon bait caster to shoot bait out into the surf. So of course, I need to make bait bullets! Making these Carolina rigged ice bait bullets is fairly easy. One key item is to have some same sized PVC pipe as the barrel to use as molds. My barrel …

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Gelcoat and Fiberglass Repair of Large Missing Areas – Boston Whaler Restoration – Part 6

While grinding out a few larger cracks, I discovered that what I thought was a large crack on the bulkhead was actually a large chunk of fiberglass and gelcoat that had been glued back in. So It looked like I needed to do a gelcoat repair. This isn’t necessarily complicated or hard. There are several …

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Cure Your Fiberglass Rash! No More Itching or Burning!

Periodically, I end up with a fiberglass rash. Usually on my arms. This comes from restoring old boats. Sanding on fiberglass patch work releases micro particles on the stuff. Of course, I usually end up leaning on some fiberglass dust. Several hours later, the itching and burning begins! A fiberglass rash can be caused by …

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Fiberglass Transom Repair – Boston Whaler Restoration – Part 5

I’ll be writing about how to do a clean transom repair. A previous owner modified the transom so that a steering rod on a newer motor would work correctly. These old (1966) Whaler 13’s had a lowered (15″) transom. A pulley and cable system originally steered the boat. When past owners upgraded their engines, one …

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