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pahi 31 restoration
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Hi everyone,3 weeks ago I was going for a drive out to the coast near the family farm, and I passed what was unmistakably a wharram catamaran parked on the side of the road, weeds growing over it.…Continue

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Ian R replied to Dominic Tarr's discussion pahi 31 restoration
"I used to use brushes like that too, I would reuse a couple of nitrile gloves to go over the brush handle and container to form a quasi- airtight seal. When I went off acetone I couldn't do that anymore, but subsequently wondered whether or not…"
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Ian R replied to Dominic Tarr's discussion pahi 31 restoration
"Sorry about delay in replying, have only just read the replies. I just checked on Ebay UK, they (Trend Airshield Pro) are on there for £209"
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Dominic Tarr replied to Dominic Tarr's discussion pahi 31 restoration
"this one,…"
Nov 18
jmh2002 replied to Dominic Tarr's discussion pahi 31 restoration
"Ian, can you please put some links to the masks you are talking about? Looking quickly I found these, is this what you mean? Trend: NZD $699, https://www.carbatec.co.nz/product/36482-trend-airshield-pro-respirator Hobbiest: NZD $155,…"
Nov 18
Dominic Tarr replied to Dominic Tarr's discussion pahi 31 restoration
"thanks, I couldn't find a trend airshied that would ship to new zealand (also it was extremely expensive) so I've ordered a full face positive flow mask from china, and replacement particle filters. I was quite surprised that even getting…"
Nov 18
Ian R replied to Dominic Tarr's discussion pahi 31 restoration
"Hello Dominic- Many of us used to use acetone for clean-up of sanded surfaces before applying epoxy. When I began to learn about the potential problems of using it I switched to using ammonia. It started to get more difficult to pick up ammonia…"
Nov 18
Dominic Tarr replied to Dominic Tarr's discussion pahi 31 restoration
"Ian, thanks for the tips! I always wear dust mask and goggles when sanding/grinding, and am gonna upgrade this equipment on the next trip to the city (this weekend). Definitely I have a shower after working with epoxy. Can you clarify what the white…"
Nov 17
Ian R replied to Dominic Tarr's discussion pahi 31 restoration
"I've had a look at your videos; bon courage as the French say. Plenty of work there but you seem to have the drive and savvy to do it. Be careful with the epoxy/glass dust though. You shouldn't let the stuff get on your skin or breathe…"
Nov 17
Dominic Tarr replied to Keanu's discussion Any and all photos of a Tangaroa MK IV
"haha, awesome... I'll be back up in Auckland this weekend, free for a beer (or whatever) sunday afternoon. It's just gonna be a quick trip then back to work on the new boat. I'll private message you my number"
Nov 16
jmh2002 replied to Dominic Tarr's discussion pahi 31 restoration
"Dominic, I just thought I would mention, since you are doing a full restoration and might need a lot of info, including construction details, here are the two main Wharram Groups on Facebook. This is where most of the chat is these days and there…"
Nov 15
Dominic Tarr replied to Keanu's discussion Any and all photos of a Tangaroa MK IV
"This is a tangaroa not sure if it's mk iv http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPcU5BMuG88"
Nov 15
Dominic Tarr replied to Keanu's discussion Any and all photos of a Tangaroa MK IV
"Where in NZ are you? I'm currently restoring a pahi 31 in Kawhia, a have been living on a mono around Auckland last few years, so I'm up there from time to time"
Nov 15
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pahi 31 restoration

Hi everyone,3 weeks ago I was going for a drive out to the coast near the family farm, and I passed what was unmistakably a wharram catamaran parked on the side of the road, weeds growing over it. I've long admired wharram catamarans, but they don't seem to come on the market very often, and are quite expensive when they do. However, the last 6 years living a board a monohull here in New Zealand I've found that I've always made friends quickly when I a wharram comes into the bay.So I went and…See More
Nov 15
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I am:
I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
restoring a pahi 31
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New Zealand
About me or us?
I'd always admired wharrams, but have owned mainly monohulls (because of the very affordable 2nd hand market) and built a few beach launched sailing outriggers. But then I found a pahi 31 with leaves growing around it on the side of the road... which I am now restoring.

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