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    Posted: 16 September 2010 at 10:28pm
hiya all
after spending a good few weeks traveling all over looking for another boat with more cabin room ,and having no luck i decided that i would extend my wheelhouse by 3ftand keep me ole girl
i have spent the last week building a mould around the wheelhouse ,spent 5 hrs waxing the mould
and now just started the gelcoat process,sitting here waiting to apply 3rd coat of gelcoat an buzzing me nuts off from fume's,tissue all cut as is around 6 layers of 450gpm woven matt
the guys at work are making me a upvcdoor window combination  panel ,so no worries about rot etc,if it looks s**t when i finished ill cut it all off and start looking for bigger boat,
The point of this post is ,,im trying to get hold of some sliding windows to fit to extended wheelhouse,so any info will be handy
regards jonny
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wheelhouse is now 3ft longer giving me more room ,plan now is to build from foof to deck all in clear polycarb(( dont craze like acylic )) still looking out for couple of small opening windows for sides,just finished building sliding door ,now just need to cut out existing cabin door and partision to open it all up,,,took ages to find out if this would weaken the main structure but been assured it wont as im not removing it all,all new led bulbs arrived from kwong gong ready to fit ,then out with the new buffer an see what it looks like with a cut and polish

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 where is the foof john ?LOLLOL is it near the throttle?
if you have to measure it, its too small!!
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yer somink like that mate,,,need stainless arch made ,,can pay in cash or kind if you can do it lol
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yep i feel a bender coming on lol!!! will buzz you tomoz for the diamentions,
if you have to measure it, its too small!!
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get them pics on here johnny boy
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not sure its gonna be anything worth showing russ lol the pvc was wheyy to heavy so decided to use wood  and touthened glass,more like a kinda learning thing now, but at end of day a 4"grinder and itll all be off,,,will post some pics
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the end is nigh, all toughtened glass now fitted sliding door gear arrived at last,doing my bleeding head in not being able to get out fishing,i think it looks ok but then that could beer the beer goggles having the same effect as it do on women( was drunk 14 years solid on me 1st marrige)

i mixed a little pigment in with some resin and it turns very hard,ideal for the painting of any exposed beech wood,would have been cheaper to raise and refurb the titanic lol,
got heaps of fiberglass and resin etc left over if anyone needs  some gimme a buzz,,well the wifes just cracked me open another john smiths ,i think she feeling fruity(i feel a major migrane coming on )
poss beach fishing to fill my needs tomoz
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Originally posted by billy the fish billy the fish wrote:

 where is the foof john ?LOLLOL is it near the throttle?
no billy ya muppet ,the foof is next to the thwottle
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well i hoping to get out at weekend,all new seats and pods now fitted,new wiper installed,just left with rewire on deck and wheelhouse lighting,,just in time to mess with the cod i guess if snowy leaves some for rest of us lol,,had a good sort through six tackle boxes and a seat box,there be heaps of redundant gear soon up for grabs ,, boat and beach soon(john smiths+ ebay =27 fishing reels)
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