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Viper rebuild

Restoring your Hydrostream or just giving it a small makeover? What better place than to show off your project. Big or small.
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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by proprider » Dec 23, 2017 9:28 am

Finally beginning to see an almost finished project. Test fitting the bulk of the hardware, getting the boxes of accumulated Mercury parts assembled and also getting the engine a little run time on the hose. Now just have to finish the deck work and install the gages and it should be ready to float!
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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by Hippie459MN » Dec 23, 2017 9:49 am

Welcome back. Glad to see you back at it and its looking amazing! :up:
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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by AdamDK » Dec 23, 2017 10:35 pm

Thanks for updating Joe. Lookin good. :)

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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by RussF » Dec 24, 2017 8:40 am

NOWW for Kevin to finish ONE..........did I say that
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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by Hippie459MN » Dec 24, 2017 9:25 am

RussF wrote:
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NOWW for Kevin to finish ONE..........did I say that
Easy there boss. :pound:
Lack of a garage and this zero degree weather that has included snow has put a hold on things until spring but I'm getting so close!

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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by RussF » Dec 24, 2017 10:09 am

Hippie459MN wrote:
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Easy there boss. :pound:
Lack of a garage and this zero degree weather that has included snow has put a hold on things until spring but I'm getting so close!

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Re: Viper rebuild

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The stock anodized frame and the fiberglass windshield needed freshened up, so put a phantom black finish to match the rear of the boat.

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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by RussF » Dec 25, 2017 1:22 pm

:up: :up:
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Re: Viper rebuild

Post by AdamDK » Jan 19, 2018 4:05 pm

Saw your paintjob over on S&F Joe. Looks good. It would look even better if it was posted here too ;).

Also, for those of us who might be looking at painting our own boats, could you tell us what your setup was? Type of gun, brand and type of paint, compressor size, etc.? Thanks! I'm debating doing actual gelcoat for mine, but have heard the horror stories of people who shot gel and regretted it.

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