restoring a 1976 spectra 18 jetboat

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by jetboater455, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. jetboater455
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    Location: arkansas

    jetboater455 New Member

    hello
    i have a 1976 spectra 18 jetboat 325 horse 11:1 high compression 455 olds marine work was done by hardine marine all origanal. I am rebuilding the engine just cleaning , andd basic overhaul motor has only twenty hour.
    will replace intake do to broke fins. replacing floor and interior was total loss using for templates for new interior. The hull is the big question top has a lot of spider cracks and has pealed up by windshield down to fiberglass and will need stripped and regel coated . bottom not in to bad shape a couple spider cracks on side . now the big question what is the best way to strip the gel coat and reapply the correct way or does anyone now of a good boat shop in nw arkansas or maybe around Tulsa ok or around Grand lake area.
    Thanks any help greatly appreatted my first restore learning as i go excuss ignorance
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