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by jacklake2003
Nov 29, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Restorations, WIP, Makeovers
Topic: 1986 VKing YT project 99% DONE
Replies: 7
Views: 450

1986 VKing YT project 99% DONE

Cool! So you built up the bottom with cloth in lieu of a core?
by jacklake2003
Apr 19, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Here it is,,,I'm Back in the Hydrostream Game after 30+ yrs!!
Replies: 6
Views: 783

Here it is,,,I'm Back in the Hydrostream Game after 30+ yrs!!

Awesome and what an adventure getting it. Enjoy the boat...and the Jeep.
by jacklake2003
Apr 01, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Fiberglass and Composites Discussion
Topic: 88 vector core/transom/floor
Replies: 6
Views: 847

88 vector core/transom/floor

transomstad, you must have done a great job at vacuum-bagging! Polyester is relatively porous, isn't it? I have read that that hull blisters on gelcoat is a result of polyester resign chemist designing a less-permeable material. Water still seeps through, but it now has a harder time "leaving" (thus...
by jacklake2003
Mar 31, 2016 6:10 am
Forum: Fiberglass and Composites Discussion
Topic: 88 vector core/transom/floor
Replies: 6
Views: 847

88 vector core/transom/floor

The Vector is my favorite Hydrostream - good looking boat I see from the other thread you posted. As for materials, a lot (most) people go back with balsa core. I would use something else (synthetic). Factory balsa boats seem to universally rot and who knows when that process starts. It doesn't take...
by jacklake2003
Mar 14, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: The Hydrostream Forums Lounge
Topic: Family tragedy has happened life forever altered
Replies: 7
Views: 932

Family tragedy has happened life forever altered

I hate to hear that - I'm very sorry for your loss. I can't imagine how difficult it must be for you. My father lost his twin sister at a young age and I later saw how that affected my grandparents. They moved on and were happy, but that obviously stayed with them forever as it will stay with you. I...
by jacklake2003
Mar 01, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: Jet Drive
Replies: 2
Views: 592

Jet Drive

I don't believe they would be as efficient as traditional outboards. I believe their primary purpose is to allow for more shallow of a draft.
by jacklake2003
Nov 23, 2015 7:13 am
Forum: Restorations, WIP, Makeovers
Topic: New to me Vulture
Replies: 55
Views: 3141

New to me Vulture

Oh, and what lake will you have it on?
by jacklake2003
Nov 23, 2015 7:13 am
Forum: Restorations, WIP, Makeovers
Topic: New to me Vulture
Replies: 55
Views: 3141

New to me Vulture

Awesome boat! What's going on the back?
by jacklake2003
Sep 09, 2015 6:04 am
Forum: The Hydrostream Forums Lounge
Topic: Over Powered V-King
Replies: 3
Views: 767

Over Powered V-King

HA! That's funny.
by jacklake2003
Jun 30, 2015 5:57 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New guy
Replies: 8
Views: 859

Re: New guy

Is it a "Canadian Edition" boat?