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by alexgoolsby3
Tue May 21, 2013 8:47 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: matching color on planks
Replies: 20
Views: 4221

Re: matching color on planks

Thanks Phil I ll ck it out i already tried something tonight ill know if its close after a couple coats of varnish, Thanks again for all helpful hints! :D
by alexgoolsby3
Sun May 19, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: matching color on planks
Replies: 20
Views: 4221

Re: matching color on planks

OK Phil ill give you a call Monday thanks alex
by alexgoolsby3
Sun May 19, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: matching color on planks
Replies: 20
Views: 4221

Re: matching color on planks

OK Jim you were right i opened THE BOX! tried light thinned coat of Chris Craft red stain too reddish i sanded down plank one more time thought about trying some golden oak stain what do you guys think? I m just trying to get a close match for this summer. :?:
by alexgoolsby3
Sat May 18, 2013 7:57 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: matching color on planks
Replies: 20
Views: 4221

Re: matching color on planks

After trying the tinted varnish im not happy with it so i sanded the plank down and will try thinned coat of C/C stain
by alexgoolsby3
Fri May 17, 2013 8:53 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: matching color on planks
Replies: 20
Views: 4221

Re: matching color on planks

Thanks Doug i added some C/C #573 red stain to varnish and applied a coat this morning i think it will help, bungs are still darker i guess the cpes did that ill post photos, i know i wont be completey satisfied but i plan on re varnishing intire boat next year i still have 40ft cruiser to finish to...
by alexgoolsby3
Thu May 16, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: matching color on planks
Replies: 20
Views: 4221

Re: matching color on planks

:) Before trying anything drastic, try tinting varnish, CPES does penetrate and I don't think sanding will help much.....certainly not bleaching. .....and if that doesn't work.... Put it in the water and play boat. Varnish season is over in May. Ok after several long neck ice cold buds ive i m going...
by alexgoolsby3
Thu May 16, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: matching color on planks
Replies: 20
Views: 4221

Re: matching color on planks

JohnKadimik wrote:Looks like a light mahogany stain to me.
I like your style lets go boating :D
by alexgoolsby3
Thu May 16, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: matching color on planks
Replies: 20
Views: 4221

Re: matching color on planks

I thought the cpes would be th same as a thinned varnish sealer coat, im new to cpes i wish i would have just tried thinned out varnish the way i used to do but they say cpes is clear no color im puzzled! I need to get this boat in water my girl friend is getting well you know how it is when youve g...
by alexgoolsby3
Thu May 16, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: matching color on planks
Replies: 20
Views: 4221

matching color on planks

Hey guys im an old cruiser guy now im trying my luck with a 17 ft runabout i had to remove previous owners reg. numbers starboard side varnish lifted, last owner said he used no stain on sides. ok i sanded down the one plank one coat of cpes plank turns natural reddish color two coats of varnish so ...
by alexgoolsby3
Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: Tapered Burgee Pole Needed for 1948 Cruiser
Replies: 4
Views: 1114

Re: Tapered Burgee Pole Needed for 1948 Cruiser

I have a burgee pole for a 1942 Deluxe Enclosed cruiser but it is round are you sure your foward light is original? Im sadley parting out my 32ft enclosed cruiser.
by alexgoolsby3
Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: banjo wheel operation
Replies: 2
Views: 852

banjo steering wheel

Thanks dreed
by alexgoolsby3
Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Hardware & Rigging
Topic: banjo wheel operation
Replies: 2
Views: 852

banjo wheel operation

Hey guys i just dropped KL back in 17ft Deluxe Runabout 1950 vintage, just purchased a few mo,s ago never operated it. Can somebody tell me about the throttle leaver on banjo wheel do you pull down to increase speed or push up direction i know this seems like a stupid question but my old back killin...