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Re: Leidy Lids
Date: 10/6/2001, 4:23 pm
In Response To: Leidy Lids (Matthew)

: I`m planning to incorporate Mr. Leidy`s underdeck bungie system to the
: hatches of my Coho.


: The "finger divot" system for lifting the hatch doesn`t seem
: appropriate on a plywood boat.

You could also make a divot for plywood if you choose, I think.

: I guess you could hang a small tab of fabric or webbing on one edge of the
: hatch for a pull; any other ideas?

I used inch webbing, one side is the leash for the hatch abt 1.5 ft, other side becomes a 6 inch loop of which abt an inch sticks out from under the hatch lid when it's closed. Doesn't seem to leak much if at all. The webbing is screwed to a small ash block glued inside the hatch cover, matches the hooks, sorta.

: Any insights or refinements (bungie orientation?) would be appreciated.

I used 1 hook and loop on each side of the smaller fore hatch and 2 hooks and 1 loop on each side of the larger af hatch.
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Messages In This Thread

Leidy Lids
Matthew -- 10/6/2001, 3:19 pm
Re: Leidy Lids
Pete Croft -- 10/8/2001, 6:37 pm
Re: Leidy Lids
Paul Streitman -- 10/8/2001, 4:08 pm
Re: Leidy Lids release
Jay Babina -- 10/8/2001, 2:15 pm
Re: Leidy Lids
Dean Trexel -- 10/7/2001, 2:24 am
Re: Leidy Lids *Pic*
Don Beale -- 10/7/2001, 1:49 am
Re: Leidy Lids and divots
addison -- 10/6/2001, 9:23 pm
Re: hidden hatch catch
Dean Trexel -- 10/6/2001, 8:00 pm
Re: hidden hatch catch
Craig -- 10/7/2001, 8:27 am
Re: Leidy Lids
Jim -- 10/6/2001, 4:23 pm