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Old 08-27-2014, 09:52 AM   #551
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I really like the two tone look on your turtle........ Looking good.....
wait until you see the next color ...........
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Old 08-27-2014, 09:55 AM   #552
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...kinda reminds me of Lorna's color...
I think mine is more blue. David doesn't care all that much for green so I have a blue turquoise rather than a green turquoise. When we repaint, it will be even more blue.

Love the striping. That looks great. What tape did you use? I'm never happy with my strips as they seem to come out with messy edges.And I like that you kept the turtles... they are so cute. But they make me hungry when I see them (chicken fried sea turtle with milk gravy.... yummy but never again).


What paint and colours?
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Old 08-27-2014, 07:06 PM   #553
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...kinda reminds me of Lorna's color...
I think mine is more blue. David doesn't care all that much for green so I have a blue turquoise rather than a green turquoise. When we repaint, it will be even more blue.

Love the striping. That looks great. What tape did you use? I'm never happy with my strips as they seem to come out with messy edges.And I like that you kept the turtles... they are so cute. But they make me hungry when I see them (chicken fried sea turtle with milk gravy.... yummy but never again).


What paint and colours?
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tonite


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oh and I need to make more turtles!!!!!!! to put in all the tan
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Old 08-27-2014, 07:11 PM   #554
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Re: La Tortuga...updated 08-24-14

as for tape I use basic "blue tape" as soon as paint "skins" I am pulling it off, I have a rag and thinner at hand....to clean up, if you leave it on to long (industrial enamals it will "wick" ) so color it, and then pull it.............

oh make sure to pull tape at a downward or upward angle...dependant on which edge you want crisp.....crsiper is the side pulled oppsite

if top edge of tape you want crisp...pull down at sharp angle....pull wet tape off and towards you

dontleave "blue tape" on any thing for a few days while in the sun...you will be....screwd....seriously...dont do it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 08-27-2014, 07:45 PM   #555
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Really like the new paint!!!
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Nice job! I love the tan stripe.
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Old 08-28-2014, 11:13 AM   #557
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thanks everyone
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Old 08-29-2014, 07:03 PM   #558
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daily update....tick...tock....tick...tock...

water heater mounted...atleast for this trip, if it comes loose...we got bigger issues

so I had another faucet POS...so got enother, problem was I already had 3/4 holes drilled to mount so I re-used and recycled!!!

I shove a wine cork into hole and walla!!!hole fixed


a test run


see...no worries


faucet is mounted on the side because sink is so big and with overhead storage you couldnt reach controls w/o hitting your head


just connections,,..because everyone likes pictures

drain for galley

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.oooohhhh a few more pictures!!!

We found some mid 70's chairs in the basement under abunch of stuff, Lisa working on one last night for my trip





!!!!!!TESTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



until tommorrow ......cheers!!
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50 gallon water X 8.3 lbs per gallon = 415 lbs of water plus the heater & tank?
seems excessive to me but you will have plenty of hot water... Now I know why you have those chairs...... LOL
It should ride there pretty good.
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