VoyForums

Sun, September 24 2017, 13:49VoyUser Login optional ] [ Contact Forum Admin ] [ Main index ] [ Post a new message ] [ Search | Check update time | Archives: 12345678910 ]


[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]

Date Posted: - Monday - 06/23/14 - 12:00pm
Author: Lyle Harris
Subject: Replacing M31 doghouse wall plywood with foam board?

My M31 #42, Greywolf had a nasty leak, and proving showed the cabin sides were very rotted around the windows and portlights. I grabbed a multi-tool and began cutting away spongy plywood, and ended up taking out the entire starboard wall, leaving only the thin fiberglass skin in place. I'd like to epoxy a couple layers of glass cloth with a foam core to make new walls. any Opinion? I'm not sure how structural these walls are, but at one time they were 1" plywood. Thanks,

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]


Replies:

[> cabin sides -- Brian, - Monday - 06/23/14 - 5:01pm

Hi
I'm not sure how I got to it. But there is a way to search boat projects that were done a long time ago. I know the aft starboard side of my cabin was replaced. They completely cutout and glassed a new piece in. It was a very good job. Hope this helps.

Brian. Gran Mariner M36 hull 9

[ Post a Reply to This Message ]
[ Edit | View ]


[> [> cabin sides replacement -- Lyle Harris, - Monday - 06/23/14 - 5:33pm

Thanks for the reply Brian. I've looked at some of the project files, and complete rebuild work that Randall and others have done. there's a lot to be said for a complete tear down to the frame and replacing with new Okume marine ply. But... I'm wanting to do a faster job and be ready to sail again in a couple weeks. Seems that using structural foam board will allow me to get good strength, maintain the existing exterior, and get back to sailing.

[ Post a Reply to This Message ]
[ Edit | View ]





VoyUser Login ] Not required to post.
Post a public reply to this message | Go post a new public message
* HTML allowed in marked fields.
* Message subject (required):

* Name (required):

  Expression (Optional mood/title along with your name) Examples: (happy, sad, The Joyful, etc.) help)

  E-mail address (optional):

* Type your message here:

Choose Message Icon: [ View Emoticons ]

Notice: Copies of your message may remain on this and other systems on internet. Please be respectful.

[ Contact Forum Admin ]


Forum timezone: GMT-5
VF Version: 3.00b, ConfDB:
Before posting please read our privacy policy.
VoyForums(tm) is a Free Service from Voyager Info-Systems.
Copyright © 1998-2016 Voyager Info-Systems. All Rights Reserved.