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  1. Thread: Help!! SWTD

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    Re: Help!! SWTD

    Thanks. It's a work in progress. I'm down to the plywood core now. This stuff is in there. Not going to be fun getting it out.
  2. Thread: Help!! SWTD

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    Re: Help!! SWTD

    Got the stringers out. Slowly making progress.
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    Re: Balsa vs plywood

    Yup I have about 20 of them. I cut out the bulkhead and found a nice surprise. Some kind of animal had been living in there. All kinds of nesting crap cactus skulls ect.... Took me 3 hours just to...
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    Re: Balsa vs plywood

    On the dolly ready to start itching.
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    Re: Balsa vs plywood

    I was in calexico right by the border. Home now
  6. Thread: Help!! SWTD

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    For sure. Hope I have the time to get this thing ready
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    Re: Balsa vs plywood

    Yeah I've got a couple more weeks in California then I go back home for the rest of the year. Hoping it gets warm enough to glass soon.
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    Re: Balsa vs plywood

    I've heard that too. Just need to know if 3/8 balsa is as strong or stronger than 3/8 plywood. I'm guessing anywhere that sells balsa may know
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    Re: Balsa vs plywood

    Thanks man I'll get ahold of them
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    Re: Balsa vs plywood

    Ha!! I wish I had the money to build some real power. I'm going to put some $$$$ in my pump though
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    Re: Balsa vs plywood

    Not sure on the weight of the hull. Roger is thinking its a lighter layup. My plans are just a lake hotrod something that's going to hold up to some chop. The motor will be roughly 700hp 520 stroker...
  12. Thread: Help!! SWTD

    by Hostile88
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    Thanks man. I had sleekfreak take a look at it and help throw some ideas and thoughts at it. It's getting a new balsa core and new stringers. I'll post progress pics when I get back in town!
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    Balsa vs plywood

    Wondering if there are any charts showing the strength of balsa core vs plywood. I haven't found anything. Right now my tunnel dragster has 3/8 plywood core. I'm going to replace it with balsa and...
  14. Thread: Help!! SWTD

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    For sure. I can run it buy your place if you have some time. I gotta get a game plan and get this thing fixed. My 520stroker is at the machine shop and should be ready soon. Can't go another year off...
  15. Thread: Help!! SWTD

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    Re: Help!! SWTD

    Pics
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    No this one is a tunnel dragster.
  17. Thread: Help!! SWTD

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    No this one is a tunnel dragster.
  18. Thread: Help!! SWTD

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    Help!! SWTD

    I picked up a 1980 SWTD and found some problems. It has some very bad patch work done on a couple cracks I need to fix. The boat has I guess what you'd call a plywood core under the stringers that...
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    Re: Crack in Southwind 1/4 stringer hull

    Should be in the 600 to 650 range. Back in the late 90s the same boat had a built bbf and ran low 80s. No shoe ride plate or diverter. It always felt solid. A lot more solid than boats I've been it...
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    Re: Crack in Southwind 1/4 stringer hull

    I think I know the jet boat hoarder youre talking about. He live about 5 mins from me. I was going to run it over to him and see what he thought. Does anyone know what the original glass was on...
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    Re: Crack in Southwind 1/4 stringer hull

    Ok I'll leave it on the trailer. Yeah it's the same boat. I got out of boats then decided I wanted it back. Glad I checked the hull over real well before summer. Still wondering how she got cracked....
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    Crack in Southwind 1/4 stringer hull

    I've got a couple cracks alongside of the strakes just behind the driver and pass seat. I'm going to cut the floor out and repair from the inside then flip the boat and finish on the outside. My...
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