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Re: Leidy Lids
By:Paul Streitman
Date: 10/8/2001, 4:08 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

I am also incorporating Leidy lids on my Coho. I did the finger divots after installing the hatch lips but before giving them epoxy coatings (I only reinforced the inside of the hatch lips). I think that the finger divots look really nice, they show off the layers of the deck and the hatch lip spacers. Since we have the spacers and the lips themselves, I don't think that the divots will weaken the deck too much.

Now to finish creating the hooks...

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