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WILDMAN
09-26-2018, 07:10 PM
I just finished the new 22 last week, so I'm starting a new 21 Liberator today. Spent all day sanding it down. I'll start taping tomorrow. Gonna be white with red and black.

mach351
09-26-2018, 09:48 PM
XS or R power?

WILDMAN
09-26-2018, 10:32 PM
Depends what the buyers wallet decides! There is a $5000 difference

WILDMAN
09-27-2018, 09:07 PM
I started taping today. Decided on a "scsllop" design. First step is to tape out the shapes I like. After the first side is done, I make a template so I can flip it over and make the other side symetric. I use a template on the curves in front and measure the lengths of the points. I continue to do this on the rest of the boat. Next I use 2" masking tape to tape off the areas that don't get paint. I'll paper the bigger areas. This is just the first color which will be black.

WILDMAN
09-28-2018, 12:02 AM
I forgot to mention that I weighed the boat yesterday. Bare hull was 1063 lbs.

WILDMAN
09-28-2018, 06:21 PM
More taping today. Front will be red with black outlines. Rear will be all black with red outlines. Rear is reverse taped. The scallops are white

J.P.
09-29-2018, 06:10 AM
Are there 2 steps in the sponsons. You mentioned it before but I never saw them until now.

WILDMAN
10-01-2018, 06:00 PM
More pics from today. I got the red on. Viper red. Ended up doing red metalfake.

WILDMAN
10-02-2018, 01:11 PM
Got it untaped. All the white you see will be black

specboatops
10-02-2018, 01:39 PM
Looking good - I find myself liking more and more the metalflake look on boats, especially when its a mix of old school and new school, something Randy seems to do quite well with - keep the pictures coming sir.

WILDMAN
10-02-2018, 06:22 PM
I got the black on this afternoon. I could not wait till tomorrow, so I untaped the back section. Hard to see the red flake until it's cleared and outside.

WILDMAN
10-03-2018, 12:57 PM
I untaped the boat today. Still need to sand it all down then clearcoat. Then the clear will be sanded until the graphics cannot be felt, them I'll clear coat again. Then the boat will be wetsanded and buffed 3 times with different grit compound. You can see in the 4th pic that I have marked any small imperfections. These will get touched up before clear coating.

WILDMAN
10-10-2018, 01:57 PM
Just got it out of the paint booth. I tried to take pics showing the red flake.

Scream And Fly
10-10-2018, 07:05 PM
@wildman Randy all of your work is incredible, and this one is one of my favorites. The colors and lines of the design are perfect for that boat. Your work is just phenomenal, as always!

Greg

WILDMAN
10-15-2018, 11:40 PM
Grinded and sanded down the rear transom area today. I will paint it with Awlgrip epoxy paint tomorrow. Cleans up much easier than webbed gelcoat

Forkin' Crazy
10-16-2018, 03:42 AM
Grinded and sanded down the rear transom area today. I will paint it with Awlgrip epoxy paint tomorrow. Cleans up much easier than webbed gelcoat

Really?!!! That is nice to know. I was wondering how well that would adhere.

Fantastic work!!! I used to love to stripe and paint, boats, cars, and aircraft. I did that for 15 years or so and miss it!

WILDMAN
10-31-2018, 01:42 PM
I got the boat back on the trailer today. This trailer uses a new "smooth radius" aluminum double wall C-channel. It cost more, but looks pretty cool. Here is also some better pics of the red flake in the sun.

Captaincj
10-31-2018, 02:09 PM
Great looking trailer and boat.

WILDMAN
11-07-2018, 08:11 PM
Boat is completed. I will get finished pics of outside and full interior tomorrow.

Merc 2.5
11-07-2018, 08:52 PM
Boat is completed. I will get finished pics of outside and full interior tomorrow.

Man your just cranking em out !! Very nice work. Keep it up

JPEROG
11-07-2018, 09:34 PM
This 21 looks really nice in person. Don't see it being around long.

Joe

Pete Budka
11-08-2018, 09:17 AM
Viper Red......that was a Valspar gel color that Wally used on my Triad River Rocket........which RBT owns now. Very cool!

WILDMAN
11-08-2018, 08:50 PM
Here's the final pics of the boat as done. Now for sale in the 20' and over section

WILDMAN
11-08-2018, 08:52 PM
more pics

WILDMAN
11-09-2018, 02:56 PM
I took the new 21 to the lake today for it's first "shakedown" cruise with a new 300R. All these motors have to run about 2 hours before they will let you take them to the limiter. For some reason, this one took full rpms right away! I ran it about 45 minutes before I started 30 second passes on my little 1.25 mile long test lake. This boat hauls ass!. 40-104 in 20 seconds every single pass! It was just me and 20 gallons of 87 octane. Here's a video. Maybe someone can embed it for me.

https://youtu.be/_ybk9m3z3M8

JPEROG
11-09-2018, 05:24 PM
These new motors are the whip-

Joe

J.P.
11-10-2018, 10:48 AM
Boat paint job looks bitchen and the black wheels on the trailer,.. plus it hauls ass thanks for all your post and videos, this one will not last long.

Captaincj
11-10-2018, 11:12 AM
Looks awesome and looks like it accelerates great.

jpf091959
11-10-2018, 05:13 PM
Love the new website

WILDMAN
11-15-2018, 08:44 PM
Next one!

ygrmeister
12-08-2018, 01:18 AM
Beautiful as always! By chance do you have a picture with 2 people sitting in the back avail?

WILDMAN
12-08-2018, 08:20 AM
No I don't.

Beastman
12-10-2018, 03:19 PM
Really like it of course it looks a little like my Harley 21 :)

WILDMAN
01-02-2019, 07:57 PM
Been working on this new 21 lately. I hung the new 300R today. Boat should be done next week.

needrock
01-03-2019, 12:08 AM
Been working on this new 21 lately. I hung the new 300R today. Boat should be done next week.
Randy do you know of anyone doing clear windshields for the liberator 25?

WILDMAN
01-03-2019, 12:20 AM
No.

city
01-04-2019, 11:30 AM
randy i have a 25 daytona with twin yamaha 300hdpi and want to repower with merc 300r im in virginia but would you do this

WILDMAN
01-04-2019, 12:47 PM
randy i have a 25 daytona with twin yamaha 300hdpi and want to repower with merc 300r im in virginia but would you do this

i COULD PROBABLY DO THAT

WILDMAN
01-12-2019, 06:58 PM
I just finished this new 21 Liberator with Mercury 300R V8 yesterday. I ran it today for the first time. It was pretty windy, but still ran 110 with a 34" Mercury CNC prop. Now for sale with every option for $68,900. This boat and more at Liberatorpowerboats.com (http://liberatorpowerboats.com/?fbclid=IwAR0ACFrQBgS_t-Ms_1gMurMgRXUfBZKPkm11vBeB4496WYmKLkH1NpxUYFM)

Scream And Fly
01-14-2019, 12:24 AM
That color is just epic. Just amazing. 110 mph... that boat will scare many an Allison and STV!

WILDMAN
01-14-2019, 02:27 PM
Ran the boat again today. She was ROLLIN!!! 113!

vnemous
01-14-2019, 02:48 PM
Randy you're gonna have to start putting in a different speedo:D

Captaincj
01-14-2019, 04:00 PM
What’s that hull roughly weigh fully outfitted minus only the engine?

WILDMAN
01-14-2019, 07:51 PM
Bare hull is 1075. Rigged minus motor is about 14-1500 lbs

WILDMAN
01-17-2019, 02:13 PM
New decals for the green 21 Liberator

vnemous
01-17-2019, 03:02 PM
are the 21 and 22 priced the same. Really like all white with the same logos you did on the green one. I start collecting social security in sept might be a good place to spend it:D

WILDMAN
01-17-2019, 07:18 PM
The 22 is $1000 more than the 21

Merc 2.5
01-17-2019, 07:49 PM
This boat is just awesome , the graphics really set it off. Very nice ! Sumone gonna get a badass rig

WILDMAN
08-27-2019, 10:22 PM
I have a new all wite 21 coming in next month. Pick your colors!

WILDMAN
01-26-2020, 02:49 AM
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