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Re: Leidy Lids and divots
Date: 10/6/2001, 9:23 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.
: I guess you could hang a small tab of fabric or webbing on one edge of the
: hatch for a pull; any other ideas?

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

: Thanks, Matthew

are you worried about the looks of a divot ? if that is the hesitation you could put a layer of veneer or something similar in the divot to match the deck.

I have two plywood boats and both have divots to open the flush hatches.

If you put a loop of webbing to open them you run the chance that it gets folded under when closing them, and then you aren't going to open them without a screwdriver or something.

the divot also helps to drain the gap between the hatch cover and deck.
good luck either way, addison

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
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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