How do I fix this headliner? - 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 07-23-2007
bestfriend's Avatar
Hitchin' a ride
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: In my mind, I live in Oslo
Posts: 3,191
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 11
bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough
How do I fix this headliner?

Do I just grind it, fill with putty and then gelcoat? I know I have to cut the trim back a little so it doesn't cause the crack again. Thanks.



__________________
Great men always have too much sail up. - Christopher Buckley


Vaya con Dios
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 07-23-2007
poopdeckpappy's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Diego
Posts: 5,873
Thanks: 25
Thanked 41 Times in 35 Posts
Rep Power: 10
poopdeckpappy has a spectacular aura about poopdeckpappy has a spectacular aura about
What caused that to begin with ? and second dumb question, did you resolve that problem ??
__________________
1978 Tayana 37
1955 Blanchard 51 Custom ( I got a woody )
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 07-23-2007
USCGRET1990's Avatar
SENIOR CHIEF
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: YORKTOWN, VA
Posts: 1,380
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
USCGRET1990 is on a distinguished road
I like to drill a hole at the end of the crack before mending. This stops it from running further usually. Like pdp says, try to find the cause first, or it just might just crack again.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 07-23-2007
ASA and PSIA Instructor
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Posts: 3,496
Thanks: 7
Thanked 19 Times in 19 Posts
Rep Power: 15
sailingfool will become famous soon enough
I'd just open it up a little and then fill with gelcoat patch and wet sand with like 30, however as said by others, unless you have addressed the source its likely to develop again.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 07-23-2007
SoOkay's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: New jersey
Posts: 210
Thanks: 4
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Rep Power: 11
SoOkay is on a distinguished road
I understand from your post that you think the trim caused this?
Quote:
I know I have to cut the trim back a little so it doesn't cause the crack again.
I'm not convinced. Is that the companionway? what's topside around there? think pressure from the top was the cause.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 07-23-2007
TrueBlue's Avatar
Señor Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 4,853
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 13
TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough
It's difficult for me to accept that a quality boatbuilder would allow a corner trim detail such as that. It appears that the original design intent was to have the corner trim flush with the fiberglass facia above. If this was the case, perhaps there is a concealed fastener driven through the underside of this facia from a point inside the locker.

I would investigate the possibility that some lateral force pushed the cabinet face inboard - shearing this attachment point in the process.
__________________
True Blue . . .
sold the Nauticat
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 07-23-2007
bestfriend's Avatar
Hitchin' a ride
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: In my mind, I live in Oslo
Posts: 3,191
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 11
bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough
Thanks for the concern about the cause of the crack. This happened about six months ago and in spite of much investigation, threads on here and other forums, I could not determine the cause. It was not caused by the trim. The photos are also six months old and I drilled holes in the end of the crack immediately, a trick my dad taught me too. Apparently, something shifted during the last haulout, or shifted back. Pre-haulout, the nav table lid did not close properly, it butts up against that bulkhead. After the launch, and the crack, the lid closed properly. Nothing has changed in six months of sailing. Anyway, I need to fix it.
__________________
Great men always have too much sail up. - Christopher Buckley


Vaya con Dios
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 07-23-2007
hellosailor's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 10,891
Thanks: 2
Thanked 103 Times in 100 Posts
Rep Power: 10
hellosailor has a spectacular aura about hellosailor has a spectacular aura about
It almost looks like the other end (i.e. far right in the larger picture up top) was lifted UP, causing this corner to split apart at the bottom and "tear" upwards.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #9  
Old 07-23-2007
SoOkay's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: New jersey
Posts: 210
Thanks: 4
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Rep Power: 11
SoOkay is on a distinguished road
Could improperly strapping the hull during a haulout cause that? I don't know. But if it did, I may have someone with a lot more experience than I have examine the boat for structural issues if it were mine.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #10  
Old 07-23-2007
bestfriend's Avatar
Hitchin' a ride
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: In my mind, I live in Oslo
Posts: 3,191
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 11
bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough
If you notice on the top picture, the headliner at the right of the crack, the edge is uneven. It appears that this is the only place in the whole boat where the headliner does not fit and the edge was cut. i do not know when this happened, during the build or progressively. One thought, and its a bad one, is the the coach roof core is wet and is sagging. But, took the headliner out and the glass looks and sounds strong. I need to get a meter to confirm that. This is a really solid boat that was surveyed every three years for the insurance. My best guess is that the bulkhead moved in the haulout.
__________________
Great men always have too much sail up. - Christopher Buckley


Vaya con Dios
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




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
GPS Fix Lost maddata Gear & Maintenance 17 05-07-2012 10:51 PM
Remove and replace headliner easyole Irwin 1 11-18-2006 04:19 PM
Lines of Position, Bearings, and Fixes Jim Sexton Seamanship Articles 0 03-23-2004 08:00 PM
Lines of Position, Bearings, and Fixes Jim Sexton Her Sailnet Articles 0 03-23-2004 08:00 PM
Navigating with Radar Jim Sexton Seamanship Articles 0 03-29-2002 08:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:07 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.