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Re: Bulkhead Replacement-Advice Needed
You really want to keep the bulkheads intact so you can use them as patterns for the new bulkheads..
Sounds like a good idea but my experience is that by the time a bulkhead needs replacing and has been cut out, its utility as a pattern is moot.
My advice is to Google "joggle stick" and use that process instead. Once you fully understand it and position your marking board on the correct vertical plane, it is absolutely miraculous. I have "joggled" main bulkheads which fit like they came from a CNC cutter.
It works better than a simpler tick stick because it leaves much clearer markings.
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