portal repair - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance
 Not a Member? 
  #1  
Old 02-17-2006
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
salty_dog_68 is on a distinguished road
Question portal repair

i am looking for a company in the tampa bay area (florida) that will refurbish my old portals i.e. reseal the glass, replace the gaskets, etc. anyone know of such a place?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 02-17-2006
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,192
Thanks: 50
Thanked 37 Times in 36 Posts
Rep Power: 14
knothead has a spectacular aura about knothead has a spectacular aura about knothead has a spectacular aura about
There are a few good boatyards in the area which could certainly work on your ports for you.
You didn't mention if you wanted a mobile service or if you could take your boat to a yard.
Are they opening ports?
Do they need to be removed from the boat and resealed?
What kind of boat?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 02-18-2006
ASA and PSIA Instructor
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Posts: 3,434
Thanks: 6
Thanked 16 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 15
sailingfool will become famous soon enough
Salty Dog,

What the heck is a portal, I think this is more of a web term than a boat word.?

Here's the dictionary quotes: "A doorway, entrance, or gate, especially one that is large and imposing." Do you mean "porthole"?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 02-19-2006
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
salty_dog_68 is on a distinguished road
knothead - thank you for the response. the boat is a pearson 42. yes, the ports open and i plan to remove them myself and rebed them. i just want someone else to rebuild them.

Last edited by administrator; 02-20-2006 at 09:06 AM.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 02-20-2006
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: New England USA
Posts: 261
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 12
Silmaril is on a distinguished road
I have used Select Plastics.

Select Plastics, in Norwalk CT is one of the best in the business. Even Lewmar uses them for repair work. Give them a call, they are very helpful, and the shipping charges are worth it, their quality of work is OUTSTANDING. They also travel to most of the major shows, so you might see them there as well. They completely re-glazed and re-gasketed both my Lewmar Ocean Series hatches and they replicated the long cabin portlights on my boat.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 02-23-2006
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 20
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
drwill is on a distinguished road
Porthole refurbishment

Try Florida Rigging and Hydraulic in Riviera Beach. They are an authorized Lewmar repair facility. They rebuilt an Ocean 60 hatch cover for me. Did a great job. About 2 week turnaround. They can fabricate any replacement porthole and have spare parts such as handles and hatch hinge kits.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I need help with Emergency Fiberglass Repair lowryjim Gear & Maintenance 6 10-21-2009 07:51 AM
stanchion repair on teak deck almostbroke Gear & Maintenance 5 10-21-2004 03:55 PM
polyester vs. epoxy for repair windship Gear & Maintenance 2 04-05-2004 05:55 AM
Raytheon ST1000 Autotiller repair pravel Gear & Maintenance 3 09-28-2003 05:14 PM
Hobie Mono-Cat Hull Repair zeNN Gear & Maintenance 0 08-31-2003 11:54 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:25 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.