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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-19-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,551
Posted By carlbernhard
I had exactly the same problem on a 89 prostar. I...

I had exactly the same problem on a 89 prostar. I had a welsh plug that had corroded through and leaky exhaust manifold gaskets. When i replaced the gaskets and the welsh plug the problem was better...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 01-02-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,303
Posted By carlbernhard
College, I have just finished repraying my boat....

College, I have just finished repraying my boat. If you have sanded with 220 grit you can spray a good filler primer such as awlgrip and then flat. This is the single most important part of the spray...
Forum: Upholstery 11-29-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,318
Posted By carlbernhard
Thanks! Its so encouraging when folks are so...

Thanks! Its so encouraging when folks are so complementary of all the hard work. I really appreciate it. The floor is very low maintenance, and the main reason I decided to do it. After a day on the...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-29-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 27,431
Posted By carlbernhard
Re Dashboard: You have 2 options. You could take...

Re Dashboard: You have 2 options. You could take it somehwere and ask them to recover with Vinyl. I would not go the leather routs as I did. It is pricey and the finish is not as good as you would...
Forum: Upholstery 11-29-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,318
Posted By carlbernhard
thanks jorski, there is a full thread with loads...

thanks jorski, there is a full thread with loads of pics under "appearance" prostar 190 rebuild, enjoy!
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-29-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
I am planning to take some decent photos with a...

I am planning to take some decent photos with a good camera this weekend. I will let you know once I have uploaded them.
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
I did think about this, but the pieces I glassed...

I did think about this, but the pieces I glassed in have been built very solidly. The 90 degree bond on the inside was a sandwich with 4 layers of heavy chopstrand so construction is pretty strong....
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
thanks...i have had a few issues with the floor....

thanks...i have had a few issues with the floor. Followed european advice to blend in graphite powder with epoxy for sun protoection. Unfortunately this increases expansion/contraction so the...
Forum: Upholstery 11-28-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,318
Posted By carlbernhard
yes, i know. but there is something about...

yes, i know. but there is something about completing a long slog that leaves you with a great sense of accomplishent but wondering what is next! :D
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 27,431
Posted By carlbernhard
Dont mean to hijack your thread but these may be...

Dont mean to hijack your thread but these may be of interest to you. It has allowed for a lot more movement inside the boat and allowed for much nicer upholstery finishes.

The gunwhale was cut away...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 27,431
Posted By carlbernhard
Awesome work. I have huge respect having just...

Awesome work. I have huge respect having just finished my rebuild. Admittedly I did not have many of the headaches you are dealing with but can appreciate the time and patience that gioes into a job...
Forum: Upholstery 11-28-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,318
Posted By carlbernhard
thanks guys, there is a full thread with loads of...

thanks guys, there is a full thread with loads of pics under appearance...prostar 190 rebuild...enjoy! Now that the job is over i am looking
Forum: Upholstery 11-28-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,318
Posted By carlbernhard
few pics from a job i have just had completed

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decided on single colour tan with dark brown top stitch accents
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
bow teak detail

I have had quite a few questions about the teak finsh on the bow. Some have thought it is a special spray job , others asking about whether laminates were used. Basically I used 50mm x 4mm burmese...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
Thanks...coming from someone who used to build...

Thanks...coming from someone who used to build CC, thats a great complement. I used FRAUSCHER www.frauscherboats.com and CHRISCRAFT sites for inspiration in doing the finishes. I loved the silver...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
the engine has been very well maintained. I just...

the engine has been very well maintained. I just replaced the leaky valve cover gaskets and had to replace exhaust manifold gaskets as well. The sight of the engine lets the boat down a bit but will...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
I wanted a finish that had no carpet as carpet is...

I wanted a finish that had no carpet as carpet is firstly difficult to clean and we have 3 kiddies who inevitably land up bringing sand and mud into the boat. Hence the reasonoing behind the teak...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
Thanks. No I worked from a home and lot of the...

Thanks. No I worked from a home and lot of the work was a first time. I researched a lot of the work on the web making using of yacht building forums as well as the Teamtalk forum. I have access to...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
Shot! i will take some measurements and lets you...

Shot! i will take some measurements and lets you know. Its basically a large rectangular box made form ply and glasswork on outside and inside...will send more detailed specs when i post the entire...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
thanks, yes i am planning on putting a project...

thanks, yes i am planning on putting a project together from start to finish along with brief explanations and supporting pics of how i approached each aspect.
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-28-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
you do sit a bit higher, hence my reason for...

you do sit a bit higher, hence my reason for incorpaorating a slightly raised seat back and 2 handles on either aide. I figured that storage is of greater prioroty tha comfort for rear passengers....
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-27-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
thanks! yes i did. it was a very long 8 month...

thanks! yes i did. it was a very long 8 month project. but it is eventually done.
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-27-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
dash detail

ash board was covered in tan leather along with steering wheel. new laser cut stainless steel insert were made to replace the flimsy black plastic ones. Gauges were all resprayed. New ignition and...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-27-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
few details of upholstery motor box 86985 driver...

few details of upholstery
motor box
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driver seat with top stich detaila nd embroidery
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note the turned teak throttle handle
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Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 11-27-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,882
Posted By carlbernhard
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