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post #8 of Old 07-30-2009
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Originally Posted by PaulSims View Post
Just picked up this liitle boat on the MS Coast for 500$ w/ trailer. had to patch 2 little holes, but she's about ready to be back in the water. Sails, All Rigging in good shape, Interior is there, but it's 30 years old, so thats the next step.

Need a front hatch and don't want to pay some guy 300$ for it, since that's almost as much as I have in it. Anybody got one laying around? Or a rudder template?

Here's a link to some pics I have right now. Some of it on the coast and after we fixed the trailer and dragged it back home.

Paul Sims's Photos - Work in Progress.. | Facebook
Hi Paul..
Yea the hatch was weak spot.. as were the windows.. I spent many many hours thinking of a solution-Best cheap solution I came up with was to create a mold of the bottom using clay or plaster and then fiberglass and resin over the mold and then trim to fit.. I ended up selling her before Itried that approach.

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