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Old 22-11-2021, 10:24 PM   #1
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Phantom 18 resto

Hi got my Phantom 18 in the workshop at last to replace transom, floor knees etc.
Iíve split the hull which is quite an easy job and makes a better job I reckon.
Wondering where the best place to get fiber glass resin and Matt to do the job??
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Old 22-11-2021, 10:28 PM   #2
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Old 23-11-2021, 08:27 AM   #3
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I've used as they are local to me, very helpful and seem sensible on price.

https://www.resin-supplies-shop.com/...-up-resin-750g
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Old 23-11-2021, 08:30 AM   #4
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Some great YouTube help out there
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Old 23-11-2021, 10:58 AM   #5
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East Coast Fibreglass are very helpful and sell quality marine products.

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Old 24-11-2021, 12:43 PM   #6
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phantom 18 transom restoration

Thanks for that guys, its all on its way now.



Surprised how easy it was to separate with just a multi tool from the inside. 2 hours and the hull was in 2 pieces ready for removing all of the rotten wood in the floor and transom, and a big clean up. Worst bit was up in the front of the bow where its very tight.
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Old 24-11-2021, 12:56 PM   #7
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Worst bit is re-glassing the hull and deck in the bow area
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Old 24-11-2021, 10:42 PM   #8
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Bit more done

Another night of cutting and cleaning up another evening and be ready for re build.
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Old 25-11-2021, 08:30 AM   #10
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Transom height

Going to put a 2.5 Mercury v6 20Ē on. what height shall I build the transom up to as itís been cut down a lot??

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I believe 26” was the standard transom height…..suitable for a 20” leg.
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