With the bulkheads clecoed in place its starts to really look like you are building something. The bulkheads are clecoed in place. Before final riveting 3M Marine Adhesive Sealant is applied between the float top skin and the bulkheads. Its like a caulking gun with tooth pasted like sealant glue...sticky as fly paper. Kind of neat ..but a real pain-in-the-ass to rivet. It gets into your clecos and rivet gun if not careful. Everything gets real sticky in the shop.

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Comment by Frank A Pisz on August 28, 2011 at 10:06pm
Hi Bob!  Great photos and narrative!  Please keep the pictures and narrative coming.  I'm picking up the float kit..the basic, not pre-drilled kit at the open house Sept 16th and will start building shortly after that.  Appreciate you sharing your experience with us.  Thanks,  Frank A Pisz

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