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1988 Valero Gel Coat restoration

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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1988 Valero Gel Coat restoration

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First sanding 80 grit on the topside followed by 120 grit today inside and out Then flip the boat for sides and bottom

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Hey, I know that boat.
Phil did a great job on his kids Valero a couple years ago. Can’t wait to see this one done.
We will have to get a picture of all three of our fully re-gel coated Hydrostreams this summer.

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Can't wait to see this come together.
-Kevin
Project Vulture | Project Vector | Project Vamp | Project Vixen
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1976 CobraJet Jet Boat - Outboard conversion project
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today got boat flipped then built a movable dolly to set it on not a bad day at all considering I’m fighting a cold and working in 35 ish degrees

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Got some sanding done on it last night still have another full day chasing out stress cracks

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