Sunday, July 30, 2017
West System Sets up a Great Week Here.
Several years back, I built this Kayak. It is fun to see the fish swim under you in the shallows while you paddle. this summer, West System ran a competition on their Facebook page. You know the kind, post a picture of something you built with their product and they will pick a winner. My kayak won a West System prize pack.
Over the years, I have tried different epoxy systems with limited success but if I want something done right I always go back to West System. Six10 is my current go to product for everything. It is a thickened epoxy in a resealable caulking tube. The kayak above was built with the traditional 105 system. I actually still have my first West System project a Gee Gee model pond yacht. This stuff is tough and well worth considering if you are looking to do any kind of repair on your boat or around the house. I actually have a list of odds and ends around the house that need to be epoxied for when I mix up a batch.
If you really like the kayak you can find the plans over here at Yostwerks. Here is a link to some of the photos from my own build.
On Lake Kalamazoo we ran across this couple who have been anchored in the bay for a few days. They decided to pull anchor and pop up a few sails. We had a good time zig zagging back and forth across the lake with them. If anyone knows the crew of the Dachaidh pass this along. It was a great day for a sail.
More tiller time for Myles on Goshorn Lake
And some RC boat action.
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