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    JPS27 reacted to Christian Williams's post in the thread Ericson 38 Deck Paint with Like Like.
    First coat on the nonskid. The painter's using a 3" brush, no roller, working very small areas. Beside him are two paint pots. When one...
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    JPS27 reacted to kapnkd's post in the thread E27 HEAD BASE with Like Like.
    You should find ample strength in the plywood below your “head-ledge” but your plan to add a bit more strength and height is a good one...
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    JPS27 replied to the thread E27 HEAD BASE.
    Here is my set up after I took out the outlet/overboard connection and associated hoses and valves. I replaced H2O and waste tanks and...
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    JPS27 replied to the thread E27 HEAD BASE.
    I have an ericson27 as well and as Mark says, there is space under that "head ledge". Being a tentative driller of holes in my boat for...
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    JPS27 reacted to tpcorrigan's post in the thread E27 ladder upgrade with Like Like.
    OK, so this is overkill. Like putting steel toes on a set of Sperry Topsiders. I got tired of the starboard side ladder clip coming...
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    JPS27 reacted to supersailor's post in the thread Buffer woes with Like Like.
    Use only low speed.
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    JPS27 reacted to Navman's post in the thread Buffer woes with Like Like.
    Try spraying the hull with a slight amount of water then buff. I have a spray bottle on mu hip when I do thisy Continue buffing until...
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    JPS27 reacted to footrope's post in the thread Buffer woes with Like Like.
    Agree, you buff with the outer edges of the pad - about a third of the diameter. Don't put the pad flat against the hull.
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    JPS27 reacted to David Grimm's post in the thread Buffer woes with Like Like.
    Only do a small section at a time. Like 2ft x 2ft. Don't let the wax dry for more then a few min.
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    JPS27 reacted to racushman's post in the thread Buffer woes with Like Like.
    The lowest speed on my buffer is 1000 rpm and I use that. I haven't buffed recently, but seem to remember that you have to hold the pad...
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    JPS27 reacted to 67rway's post in the thread Buffer woes with Like Like.
    Probably countless variables, but having just finished polishing my hull I can tell you that with the direct drive rotary beast I was...
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    I’ve been trying my hand at buffing my hull. Using finesse it as hull is in decent shape. But I find the Makita buffer sticking and...
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    I pulled my e27 for some early spring work. After 22 months in the water the bottom was generally in excellent shape. I was...
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    JPS27 replied to the thread Chesapeake Ericson club.
    This is the mount I am using now, well, a version from several years ago. I'm going to replace the existing one with this one...
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    I have a martec folding prop that is very very lightly used, in great shape. here are the specs, 3/4" bore, RH 12d x 12pitch. I also...
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