Grinding detail -- Sunday, April 7, 2013 --The sun came out long enough to sand one square foot of bottom. Really glad this is a little boat. The slow grinding work on the trailer continues when I can steal a few minutes from grand parenting obligations. Literally grinding. The nut splitter won't fit around some of the nuts so the heads had to be ground off. It take take a bit more than 20 minutes each. We leave for Mexico next week—work is piling up with the little retirement business. Well, now I have to tell myself what I tell the home repair/renovation customers. “It will be finished when it’s done.”
|The fenders looked like this. The insides were painted with black|
Hammerite. The outsides were sanded and primed. Might paint
them the same color as the boat bottom.
|The roller shafts were peened over so now we|
need to drill holes for cotter pins when they go