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post #7 of Old 07-03-2014
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Re: Fiberglass Bow Tip Repair

We replaced the pulpit on our 27' boat with one supposedly made for our boat. The footprint of the pulpit was different than our old pulpit! We also paid way more than $200 for our new pulpit ($750 - yikes!).

So I'd suggest you buy a new pulpit from a similar sized boat for $200. I'd want to get one with a different footprint anyway - I am not fond of the way your 3 legged pulpit has the one leg at the extreme bow of the boat. A pulpit with 4 legs (2 on either side) will set back the pulpit legs from the extreme bow making it less likely to be the first thing to meet a dock the next time around.

Get some epoxy or polyester resin to use for repairing the bow & filling the old pulpit foot holes. It will come in handy for future projects and repairs.

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