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post #3 of Old 03-27-2009 Thread Starter
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Thanks SD,

I will take some pictures this weekend and post them with the progress of this project so that It may helps others here in the forums.

The only soft/spongy areas of the bulkhead are along where it is tabbed to the hull. If I were to cut that part of the bulkhead off use it as a template to replace with 3/4 in marine plywood then do a sistering board on the forward side of the bulkhead so its in the head and not very visible.

When sistering the two together should I use epoxy and thru bolt it all together for added stiffness?

This is a repair I want to do the right way the first time for in the future I plan to keep this boat a long time and do some coastal sailing with her.


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