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by Shane anthony
Tue Apr 16, 2024 6:24 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint
Replies: 15
Views: 961

Re: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint

Hi Shane Anthony! With the wet blasting setups at most boatyards the answer is yes. They have equipment with the capability to mix the appropriate amount of grit material into the water pressure stream. In the hands of an experienced and capable operator it does a more through and comprehensive job...
by Shane anthony
Fri Apr 12, 2024 4:55 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint
Replies: 15
Views: 961

Re: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint

Hi Shane Anthony! If you go with standard boat stands they must be placed on a firm non penetrating surface so they don’t settle into the ground. Especially if the ground EVER get wet… like when it rains….. :o :? Standard boat stands are required to be chained together side to side so they don’t sp...
by Shane anthony
Fri Apr 12, 2024 4:35 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint
Replies: 15
Views: 961

Re: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint

Welcome to the forum! Full disclosure - I own a 26S, so your mileage may vary... First question - Are you keeping it in fresh water or salt water? If in fresh water, my advice would be first to see if keeping it in the water will lead to blistering of the gel coat. I keep mine in fresh water, and p...
by Shane anthony
Fri Apr 12, 2024 4:12 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint
Replies: 15
Views: 961

Re: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint

Hello, I’m new to boating and bought a 26M to learn how to sail it. I’m wanting to keep it in the water at my local marina here in the PNW Puyallup area. It has no bottom coatings and wanted to DIY it’s currently at my house on a section of crushed gravel next to my driveway. I wanted to do the wor...
by Shane anthony
Mon Apr 01, 2024 4:20 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint
Replies: 15
Views: 961

Re: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint

Thanks for all the advice and previous posts, it certainly makes things easier on a not so easy mission 👍🏻
by Shane anthony
Sun Mar 31, 2024 6:59 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint
Replies: 15
Views: 961

Re: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint

Thanks for the reply! You’re definitely a capable carpenter/engineer. I’m probably not going to go that route as my wife has been asking questions about my plans to lift the boat and crawl under it, Boat widow kinds of questions. Was thinking about a Gohoist and boat stands? Or maybe leaving the tra...
by Shane anthony
Sat Mar 30, 2024 8:26 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint
Replies: 15
Views: 961

Blocking my 26M up for first coat of bottom paint

Hello, I’m new to boating and bought a 26M to learn how to sail it. I’m wanting to keep it in the water at my local marina here in the PNW Puyallup area. It has no bottom coatings and wanted to DIY it’s currently at my house on a section of crushed gravel next to my driveway. I wanted to do the work...