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Buddyc
05-08-2011, 09:23 PM
I'm going to start working on the hull and getting her preped and ready for paint. Fixx told me about a cradle he made to make the job easier and most importantly not to damage the hull . I need to have the hull upside down and Im trying to figure it out . Any ideas or pictures would be a great help.
Thanks In advance

gcarter
05-08-2011, 09:54 PM
Here's how I did it;

http://www.donzi.net/forums/showthread.php?t=50476&page=20

Buddyc
05-08-2011, 10:38 PM
Here's how I did it;

http://www.donzi.net/forums/showthread.php?t=50476&page=20
Great idea. I like the minimalist approach. Only thing is im going to paint it red before I turn it back over. The Paint booth I have doesnt have access points to use a comealong.

gcarter
05-08-2011, 10:40 PM
Great idea. I like the minimalist approach. Only thing is im going to paint it red before I turn it back over. The Paint booth I have doesnt have access points to use a comealong.

You might have noticed it's on furniture dollies.
Maybe turn it over somewhere else and move it into the booth.

Carl C
05-08-2011, 11:13 PM
Dollies! :) http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q308/pauline7890/dolla.jpg

gcarter
05-09-2011, 07:00 AM
Dollies! :) http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q308/pauline7890/dolla.jpg

OK, Wiseass!

Post a picture of a "furniture dolly"!

Carl C
05-09-2011, 07:34 AM
OK, Wiseass!

Post a picture of a "furniture dolly"!

http://i1089.photobucket.com/albums/i349/greenpointxapt/For%20Sale/FurnitureDolly.jpg

Buddyc
05-09-2011, 08:02 AM
Hey Carl, where did you get all of those pictures of dolls? MAybe I shouldnt ask..:wink::confused:

Jack Frost
05-09-2011, 02:48 PM
hehe...well, I have this secret room.......


love how you decorated your cuddy cabin, come on we all know you have a little dolly with a yellow dress to match the boat show us.

man must have been a long winter in Mi.


:rlol:

Carl C
05-09-2011, 06:46 PM
love how you decorated your cuddy cabin, come on we all know you have a little dolly with a yellow dress to match the boat show us.
man must have been a long winter in Mi.
:rlol:

Now go back to the arctic........
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f166/xox_mazy_xox/i14593255_43236_3.gif

Buddyc
05-09-2011, 06:58 PM
Ok now this is getting beyond wiered..lol

silverghost
05-09-2011, 08:37 PM
Hey~~~
Don't feel bad~

O'l Gar Wood the world famous early boat racer always took a twin pair of Steiff Teddy Bears with him on every race ~~~
Just for good luck.
They were his lucky charms.

Buddyc
05-09-2011, 08:49 PM
You guys are killin me...:wink:
Are we really talking about friggin dolls and teady bears?
I just want to know how to flip mu hull over to paint it without f ing it up...lol

mrfixxall
05-09-2011, 11:06 PM
You guys are killin me...:wink:
Are we really talking about friggin dolls and teady bears?
I just want to know how to flip mu hull over to paint it without f ing it up...lol


x the picture and go to post 9...this is how i did mine but i made a box and attached it to the stringers like this guy has his..took 3 guys to flip the boat..

http://www.performanceboats.com/paint-fiberglass-repair/79532-flip-boat-over-yourself.html

Just Say N20
05-10-2011, 07:07 AM
At the body shop where they painted my boat, they did the following.

When the boat was on the trailer, they used an engine stand bracket, and "mounted" the transom of the boat to it using holes from the transom assembly (outdrive was off), and then put a rope through the bow eye used for trailering.

They lifted the boat high enough so they could pull the trailer out from under the boat, and then flipped the boat, and lowered in onto some saw horses. This of course assumes you have access to an overhead support.

Just Say N20
05-10-2011, 07:23 AM
If you don't have any overhead support, I've seen pictures on Glen-L's site of people using this method.

They have a method of flipping boats that involves constructing a large circle out of plywood, which is bolted to the transom, and serves as a wheel, which allows the boat to be rolled to the upside down position. You will need a couple people to hold up the front of the boat while rolling it.

Carl C
05-10-2011, 08:18 AM
George told you how to do it in the first response (post #2).
http://www.donzi.net/forums/showpost.php?p=489605&postcount=296

zelatore
05-10-2011, 11:55 AM
George told you how to do it in the first response (post #2).
http://www.donzi.net/forums/showpost.php?p=489605&postcount=296

Ah, but in post 3 Buddy says he doesn't have overhead access for the comealongs.

And, well, you saw how things went down-hill from there.

Buddyc
05-10-2011, 01:04 PM
I'll figure it out... I see cross braces in George's post.
Thanks guys.