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ml7468 05-11-2009 04:01 PM

Insulating your C27
 
Anybody try insulating your C27?

What worked, what did not?

Thanks,
Mike

Adam1986 05-18-2009 11:23 PM

I've read about pelple doing this. Unfortunately I have not had my C27 long enough to give any experience.

This guy apparently has insulated his C27-
The Ultimate Catalina 27

L02314564 10-29-2009 10:08 PM

This might work
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by ml7468 (Post 484822)
Anybody try insulating your C27?

What worked, what did not?

Thanks,
Mike

Haven't tried this yet, but will be using it shortly. I found it at the Bass Pro Shop. I have no affiliation with the company. It is called "Ultra Tuff Rubberized Sound-Deadening Coating" Hopefully this link will get you there.

Ultra Tuff Rubberized Sound-Deadening Coating

tager 10-29-2009 11:09 PM

The armaflex seems interesting. Heat transfer is a function of three things. Surface area, temperature differential, and thermal conductivity. I think that if you insulated a boat, even with the 1/4" armaflex self adhering sheets, you would see a great improvement in heating-cooling efficiency. I would do this mainly on exposed hull surfaces in the v-berth and salon. I am not sure how much insulating the lockers would help.


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