Resurrecting a 1652 MonArk

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Nice job. Love the blue. Did you take the leaf springs apart prior to painting? If not, how were you able to clean them up?
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Great looking job on those bunk boards! Keep up the good work!
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Nice work to the trailer! How's the boat coming along?

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Jay415 wrote:Nice work to the trailer! How's the boat coming along?
That trailer is definitely over the top!......Where's Da Boat? Pics?? :)
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hueydr wrote:Nice job. Love the blue. Did you take the leaf springs apart prior to painting? If not, how were you able to clean them up?

Left the leaf springs as they were. Hit them with rusty metal primer and sprayed them in place. My thinking is that they are underneath the trailer which in turn is underneath the boat. In that location, I'm just gonna let function take priority over appearance.
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Thanks for the compliments. Had to kind of set the boat to the side for the summer to work on a big maintenance project at the house, then plans and preparations for live-in mom-in-law's 85th birthday. Every in-law I have was at our house last week. We had a blast! Now that we are out of the 110 degree plus days and you don't get blasted by heat just stepping out the door, the paint scraping has begun. I'll post more pics when she's shiny. Hopefully, I'll get primer and paint on her before true cold weather (for Texas) sets in.

Again, many thanks for the compliments.


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Great job on the trailer....I need to do a complete teardown of mine too. Come on nicer weather.

Hows the boat coming

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No real progress to speak of. :oops: Had it parked under the shed in the back yard through the holidays. Excuses include a big time change with my job, holidays, multiple projects around the house and the usual family responsibilities. Of course, my personal laziness has nothing to do with lack of progress. :roll: Got it back around to the garage last week, so HOPEFULLY I will get back to scraping paint within the next week or so.
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Bringing up an old topic here... Just curious of any progress that might have been made..? I have the exact same model and year Mon Ark boat, so this thread has definitely piqued my interest...

Awesome looking trailer!! Very nice and detailed work! Thanks for the pics!

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MattAttack85 » 08 Jun 2013, 23:09 wrote:Bringing up an old topic here... Just curious of any progress that might have been made..? I have the exact same model and year Mon Ark boat, so this thread has definitely piqued my interest...

Awesome looking trailer!! Very nice and detailed work! Thanks for the pics!

Paint is about 98% gone from the boat, finally. Have a long awaited demotion coming up at work, effective July 1st, which will mean regular scheduled hours, fewer hours spent on the job and, effectively, a pay raise (when you look at the actual hours spent on the job). That will give me back a lot of hours in my day.
I'm definitely ready to get back to the boat. First, all I have to do is finish a bedroom remodel for the Mrs., keep up with the lawn, have a yard sale, etc, etc, etc. :?

I ain't done yet, and neither is the boat. Pics will be coming.

I see this is your first post. I would love to see pics of your boat, too. There doesn't seem to be many of the 1652 MonArks around and I'm always looking for good ideas to steal.
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