ML Boatworks- Scale & Sport Hydro, O/B Tunnel & Kneeler, and Mono laser cut kits

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  1. Jul 10, 2018 #261

    dave weagel

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    mike,

    please release your 1/8 scale and gas scale 167-7505 lauterbach special / candyman kits.

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  2. Jul 11, 2018 #262

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    Well, I am very happy to announce a new addition to the fiberglass hull lineup at ML Boatworks. I acquired the Vision 20 and 40 outboard tunnel molds from Shawn and they arrived today! Been cleaning them up, only to find a mint surface under the paste wax layers. I am working on prepping them for semi permanent mold release now, and should be ready to start tackling the waiting list soon! I am really happy to finally be offering race tunnels again, and the fact they have won numerous races at the international level is even better! More soon!

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  3. Jul 13, 2018 #263

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    Well, I cannot say I am not very very happy with the first 20 and 40 bottom layups. Both done with carbon reinforcement. Stain Harness H4 carbon to be exact. This has made for a very very strong, and light bottom. I am also now using Duratec Hi Gloss gel coat additive, and I cannot say enough about the results. A more durable gel coat, that will polish up like a mirror. The pics below are before any kind of Polishing! I cannot wait to start on the top decks for these two hulls. Here are some pics:

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  4. Jul 16, 2018 #264

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    I am really happy with the results thus far. I laid up a complete carbon fiber 20 hull, that I am classifying as a "Mod 20" hull per Shawn's weight recommendations. I also did a white 40 carbon fiber cowling made over the weekend. Next up is a 40 size yellow deck and cowling with carbon fiber. The materials for starting that color arrive today. Lots going on, but I am really pleased with how well these molds were made, and how well the boats lay up in them. So easy to work with. Also, the sponsons laid out very squarely on the Granite table, so I know this thing is going to be very very square, which is very important in the grand scheme of things!

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  5. Jul 17, 2018 #265

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    mike , are you going to reproduce the shaman tunnel hull.....thanks
     
  6. Jul 17, 2018 #266

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    Hey, if the current mold owners want to sell the molds, or lease them out, then sure. Its a great running hull like the Visions are. ML Boatworks doesn't discriminate, I will make any of them if the rights are available! More choices mean happier boaters!
     
  7. Jul 17, 2018 #267

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    Yellow Vision 40 deck and cowling, carbon layup. Turned out very nice! I cannot wait to see it trimmed and bonded. More soon, Mike

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  8. Aug 1, 2018 #268

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    I'm back from Vacation, and back in the shop. I trimmed out the yellow Vision 40, and will use this 40 and 20 to score the molds the way I want to trim them each and every time, so all future hulls will look the same. The yellow hull is actually now getting a yellow bottom per the customers request, so the white one is just for an example. I have to say, these boats are really looking good. I am getting back in the shop tonight to layup more hulls, and start making tongues for the cowls and adding metal in the transom. More soon!

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  9. Aug 30, 2018 #269

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    Just finishing up this beautiful Chartreuse Green, White bottom Vision 40:

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  10. Feb 22, 2019 #270

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    The 101 Gas size scale hydro kit is now done, and added to the website. There is a precut floor pan also available in the "add a combo" section of the 101 gas web page. 

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  11. Feb 22, 2019 #271

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    did you ever finish the 26.5" boat
     
  12. Feb 24, 2019 #272

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    Yep, the nitro and FE kits are done, I just never did the cowl for it. 
     
  13. Feb 24, 2019 #273

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    Nice looking reworked site mike
     
  14. Feb 25, 2019 #274

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    I am hoping the GAS version will be done soon (wink wink) B)  Jerry
     
  15. Feb 25, 2019 #275

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    You know what Jerry, maybe it is time to work on the new gas sport hydro kit soon. It has been a while since the GSX480 was released, and I have never done an update. I might even do a GP version gas sport..or something totally new unlike the rest of the lineup.
     
  16. Feb 26, 2019 #276

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    BRING IT !!!!!!!!!!

    As the saying goes bring and they will come.

    As noted I am ready for a new build. 

    Thanks for all you do Jerry
     
  17. Mar 29, 2019 #277

    Mike Luszcz

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    The Vision 20 and 40 tunnels are now on the website, along withe the Florida Flats center console boat. While these are still built to order, it now gives those really interested, and ready to go, the ability to place their order so things can move forward. Thanks! Mike
     
  18. Apr 8, 2019 #278

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    And any progress????How about we start a new topic GSX 480 Gen 2 ?
     
  19. Apr 16, 2019 #279

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    Jerry, the new gas sport hydro kit is progressing, just a lot of work to do making all the parts fit like they should, and getting that initial kit ready for cutting. It will happen soon enough. It would be called the GSX480v2 tho, Its going to carry a completely new designation, as it is a full, 100% different design than any other sport hydro I have done, and it looks it too!
     
  20. Apr 17, 2019 #280

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    Cool looking forward to it.
     

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