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by comfortablynumb
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: 1965 46' Chris Craft Constellation Salon top side trim
Replies: 4
Views: 1864

Re: 1965 46' Chris Craft Constellation Salon top side trim

Ok... just so happens that I have 2 1963 46' Chris Crafts next to me!!....... one on either side...... both have this trim.... both are novices to the restoration world..... mine is in the process of restoration.... and have come to the Salon Top as my next summer project. I have pretty much (90%) d...
by comfortablynumb
Thu Sep 22, 2016 11:40 am
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: 1965 46' Chris Craft Constellation Salon top side trim
Replies: 4
Views: 1864

1965 46' Chris Craft Constellation Salon top side trim

Okay... so I have "surfed" end-list sites for this trim.....to no avail, this is the aluminum trim that transitions 1/2" from the vinyl covered plywood top to the fiberglass..... anyone know where this can be located? :?
by comfortablynumb
Mon Sep 14, 2015 10:33 pm
Forum: The Mariners' Museum
Topic: CC Fly Bridge Stain color
Replies: 4
Views: 4775

Re: CC Fly Bridge Stain color

Thanks guys for the help...... I have made the choice ...... Golden walnut it is!!.... all is prepared...... since I am outside (covered slip).... I am going to have to wait till next year as the humidity is a bit to high.... dew point is upon us :( so will apply next May or June..... wish you all w...
by comfortablynumb
Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation
Replies: 11
Views: 4300

Re: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

aye Jim..... thanks for the quick response!!........ I will see if i can connect you to my neighbor so you guys can talk?... I could maybe give him your email?.... Let me know how you would like to do this.. :? ...........

Thanks
bob
by comfortablynumb
Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Cockpit and Cabin Interiors
Topic: Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation
Replies: 11
Views: 4300

Window replacement on a 1963 46' Constellation

Ok.... I have a "new"neighbor.... and he is trying to replace the Port side windows.... which are all broken ..... if there is anyone familiar with this process and have pic's on this process..... it would be most appreciated.... before he uses a sawzall or pry bar on them..... :shock: Thanks All......
by comfortablynumb
Wed Aug 12, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: The Mariners' Museum
Topic: CC Fly Bridge Stain color
Replies: 4
Views: 4775

Re: CC Fly Bridge Stain color

Thanks for responding Greg...... I have done a sample using Sandusky's Chris Craft Golden Walnut .... it doesn't appear to be close.... however... again... due to aging... it should lighten up to this kinda reddish brown color huh? Have you seen anything done in Cordova? And if this was original.......
by comfortablynumb
Wed Aug 12, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Interlux 1642 natural filler stain
Replies: 6
Views: 2455

Re: Interlux 1642 natural filler stain

Hey Doug..... you said you have used the Sandusky 9805 before..... may I ask in what application you used it and did you mix it with other stains..... I am refinishing the interior of my Fly Bridge and don't know if they used the natural alone or mixed it with cordorva.... or ?? (i have posted a pic...
by comfortablynumb
Sat Aug 08, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: The Mariners' Museum
Topic: CC Fly Bridge Stain color
Replies: 4
Views: 4775

CC Fly Bridge Stain color

Need help here!! I am currently refinishing the interior fly bridge of my 1965 46' Chris Craft Constellation and have not been able to decipher the stain that was used in this area... there is an area on the strbd canopy top (looking up) that has a fairly good representation of the finish that I wou...
by comfortablynumb
Sun Oct 09, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Research Related
Topic: Chris Craft Color Charts
Replies: 4
Views: 3589

Truth is that it might take a lot more digging through some of the misc. correspondence of the Chris-Craft Archives at The Mariners' Museum to hope to find any definition for some of these numbers. At this point it would be like finding a needle in a hay stack; most (if not all) of the collection h...
by comfortablynumb
Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:05 pm
Forum: Research Related
Topic: Chris Craft Color Charts
Replies: 4
Views: 3589

Connie colors?

Great Question.... I have a 1965 46' Constellation I am currently restoring (at present I have the aft handrails sanded down....before I due the stain... it would be nice to know if the stain used for these were the interlux cc red or did they use Sandusky brand?