Out of Bondage

August 6, 2015  Hours spent building to date:  1,273

Free at last!  Every piece of the hull has been bonded, epoxied, glued, coved, tabbed and affixed to every other piece.

This has taken much more time than I anticipated, but I just figured out the supplies : the bonding phase consumed  225 YARDS of biax and woven fiberglass tape, 3 gallons of liquid epoxy and 42 tubes of Thixo.  If someone would have laid out the tape two and a quarter times up and down a football field two months ago and said, “Okay, there you go, start bonding,”  I think I would have asked for the location of my nearest Ranger Tugs dealer.

I happen be a worrier.  But after this, I will never worry about the strength of Tardis’s hull as specified by Mr. Mark Smaalders.  I will go head-to-head in an icebreaking contest with any Bayliner or Sea Ray on earth.

Bonding finale 1

bonding finale2

bonding finale 3

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One comment on “Out of Bondage

  1. Randy Davie
    August 6, 2015 at 11:44 pm #

    looking good,a little more grunt and then a lot gleam,Tardis is rising!!!!

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