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Old 05-06-2013
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Re: Low-Buck Dinghies- Lets See 'em!

Ive got a 9'6" Larson tender that I have been patching up for about the last month or so. Got it from a fella whose yard it had been sitting in for close to a decade. I traded a bottle of slightly used rum for the piece. It was stored outside, upside down. The skeg had begun to rot, and so had the top of the transom.

I chiseled out the old wood in the skeg.
http://imgur.com/QLhH8Uc

cleaned it, filled it with expanding foam (Not a choice I would repeat)
http://imgur.com/R21DmOA

glassed the bottom. (X3)
http://imgur.com/JsfVOcx

cut out old, rotten top of transom, beveled old and new treated wood.
bondo filled it, Glassed it, (X2, patches..)
http://imgur.com/32SRDLJ
http://imgur.com/fGVlrOi

painted it. (X1.5 spray cans rustoleum)
http://imgur.com/4JEBDEP

Shes a heavy one, so I found these little wheels and got 1' of free 1/2" piping from a plumber friend (thanks joe!). Bolted 6" pipes vertically in the corners of the transom to slip the wheels into, they happened to fit perfectly!
http://imgur.com/7UyPe40
http://imgur.com/6J6GBVf

Im into the project about $100. Evercoat epoxy resin, hardener and cloth being the most costly.

...Ill let you all know when she sinks.

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