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Re: deck re-attach
By:Mark Kanzler
Date: 7/1/1998, 10:37 am
In Response To: Re: deck re-attach (Jim Loudon)

Without actually seeing it's hard to say, but I think the rivets would be stronger. Can you just use clamps on the inside and straps around the boat outside? If you use the rivets, use aluminum rivets, drill them out, and then fill the holes for looks. You probably won't need all of the rivets, you can put a fender washer on each end of the rivet to distribute clamping forces.

> Paul, Thanks for the great suggestions! Forgive my ignorance
> but what do you mean by fillit material? Do you mean to thicken the
> epoxie with some type of additive? You got me wondering of simply
> using the pop rivits again untill it sets up and then snapping them
> off. Do you think they would hold better than wire?

Messages In This Thread

deck re-attach
Jim Loudon -- 6/30/1998, 7:13 pm
Re: deck re-attach - filling the voids
Shawn Baker -- 7/3/1998, 3:56 pm
Re: deck re-attach - filling the voids
Mark Kanzler -- 7/4/1998, 10:22 am
Re: deck re-attach
Paul Jacobson -- 6/30/1998, 8:06 pm
Re: deck re-attach
Jim Loudon -- 6/30/1998, 9:10 pm
Re: deck re-attach
Paul Jacobson -- 7/4/1998, 1:27 am
Re: deck re-attach fillet materials.
Mark Kanzler -- 7/4/1998, 10:16 am
Re: deck re-attach
Mark Kanzler -- 7/1/1998, 10:37 am
Re: deck re-attach
Jim Loudon -- 7/1/1998, 3:13 pm
Re: Epoxy vs polyester
Mark Kanzler -- 7/1/1998, 4:10 pm
Re: Epoxy vs polyester
Jim Loudon -- 7/1/1998, 4:44 pm
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Mark Kanzler -- 7/1/1998, 5:01 pm
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Jim Loudon -- 7/1/1998, 6:34 pm
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Mark Kanzler -- 7/1/1998, 7:50 pm