FS18 Chine Repair

Questions about boat repairs with our resins and fiberglass: hull patches, transoms and stringers, foam, rot etc.
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OrangeQuest
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Re: FS18 Chine Repair

Post by OrangeQuest » Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:55 am

Nice repair job. Thank you for the fine details on your repair process. I may need to use them someday. :wink:



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Re: FS18 Chine Repair

Post by Capt UB » Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:04 am

Mikem59

Great job!

And thanks for the lesson on wood composite boat repair.
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Re: FS18 Chine Repair

Post by Mikem59 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:08 pm

OrangeQuest and Capt. UB,

thanks for the kudos and hopefully you won’t ever need to have to make a similar repair. Luckily this is a minor repair. And, the repairs are in line with how I fabricated the chine and hullbottom, so feel good that it will be a durable repair under normal circumstances. I plan to post more once I full complete the repair. But that may be a couple of weeks out.

Breaking out the resin, wood flour, etc sure gives me the itch to want to build another boat. :D

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Re: FS18 Chine Repair

Post by Reid » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:53 am

Well done Sir! That repair came out clean!
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Re: FS18 Chine Repair

Post by Jeff » Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:17 am

Mikem59, really good lesson here, thank you for the excellent documentation!! Jeff

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