what do you keel bolts look like? - Page 2 - 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? 


Like Tree4Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 10-19-2012
SlowButSteady's Avatar
Senior Slacker
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: SoCal
Posts: 4,223
Thanks: 0
Thanked 17 Times in 15 Posts
Rep Power: 5
SlowButSteady is on a distinguished road
Re: what do you keel bolts look like?

Quote:
Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
What you describe sounds like the way the keel is mounted on a Thunderbird - essentially large flathead machine screws upside down through the flange.

I'm not certain but I would suspect the keel on a Coronado would be mounted like the keel on My Columbia 43 which was similar but utilized studs threaded into the flange rather than jumbo screws through the flange.

That's the way it was done on the Columbia 26 which I believe was the same hull, with a different "lid" as the Coronado 27....
Maybe. However, that's what the keel on my Victory 21 was like. Granted, the V21 is a much smaller boat. But, it was built by Wesco, which became Coronado (or did Wesco build Coronados and Victories? ... whatever). I suspect that all the keels on their smaller boats were similar. On the other hand, if the Columbia 26 had bolts threaded into the keel, who knows?

Quote:
Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
Do the following pics qualify me for "guru" status?
Nope. Everything is too neat. Not broken hacksaw blades littering the area. No empty beer cans. No half used-up first aid kit. The whole thing looks obviously staged to me.
__________________
Never forget them. Do something to prevent it from happening again.
Charlotte Bacon, Daniel Barden, Rachel Davino, Olivia Josephine Gay, Ana M. Marquez-Greene, Dylan Hockley, Dawn Hochsprung, Madeleine F. Hsu, Catherine V. Hubbard, Chase Kowalski, Jesse Lewis, James Mattioli , Grace McDonnell, Anne Marie Murphy, Emilie Parker, Jack Pinto, Noah Pozner, Caroline Previdi, Jessica Rekos, Avielle Richman, Lauren Rousseau, Mary Sherlach, Victoria Soto, Benjamin Wheeler, Allison N. Wyatt
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #12  
Old 10-19-2012
SlowButSteady's Avatar
Senior Slacker
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: SoCal
Posts: 4,223
Thanks: 0
Thanked 17 Times in 15 Posts
Rep Power: 5
SlowButSteady is on a distinguished road
Re: what do you keel bolts look like?

Hey. Those aren't stainless steel bolts, are they? I was told that SS on an iron keel was a no-no.
__________________
Never forget them. Do something to prevent it from happening again.
Charlotte Bacon, Daniel Barden, Rachel Davino, Olivia Josephine Gay, Ana M. Marquez-Greene, Dylan Hockley, Dawn Hochsprung, Madeleine F. Hsu, Catherine V. Hubbard, Chase Kowalski, Jesse Lewis, James Mattioli , Grace McDonnell, Anne Marie Murphy, Emilie Parker, Jack Pinto, Noah Pozner, Caroline Previdi, Jessica Rekos, Avielle Richman, Lauren Rousseau, Mary Sherlach, Victoria Soto, Benjamin Wheeler, Allison N. Wyatt
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #13  
Old 10-19-2012
Maine Sail's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Maine Coast
Posts: 5,530
Thanks: 13
Thanked 147 Times in 113 Posts
Rep Power: 15
Maine Sail is just really nice Maine Sail is just really nice Maine Sail is just really nice Maine Sail is just really nice
Re: what do you keel bolts look like?

Year 32....

__________________
______
-Maine Sail / CS-36T


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.




© Images In Posts Property of Compass Marine Inc.


Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #14  
Old 10-19-2012
zeehag's Avatar
snake charmer, cat herder
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: refitting a formosa in exotic tropical locations....
Posts: 1,726
Thanks: 4
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 7
zeehag is on a distinguished road
Re: what do you keel bolts look like?

hank mckune built victories, thunderbirds, helped with coronado, as they came from hank's molds, he also make olympian, yorktown, champion, all american, and consulted with others--charlie morgan, frank butler--in their origins in boat building history. all hank's keels were same in shape, and they were unique in their attachment techniques. coronado 30 and 34 came from olympian molds and much of hank's knowledge went into catalina , coronado, morgan and some few others. hank was an olympic gold medalist, and was the host of the first ever comedy talk show on television. when he left tv, he began building dinghies, a she called them.
i owned an olympian 34 and an all american 30, and i commissioned from hank a 42 ft yorktown...looong ago. he was a very interesting soul.

wesco may have bought the molds from hank, but then, as hank is no longer available fro comment, is an unknown...hank was sneaky .


maine--your bilge is gorgeous!!!
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

formosa 41, cruising tropics


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by zeehag; 10-19-2012 at 10:39 AM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #15  
Old 10-19-2012
SlowButSteady's Avatar
Senior Slacker
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: SoCal
Posts: 4,223
Thanks: 0
Thanked 17 Times in 15 Posts
Rep Power: 5
SlowButSteady is on a distinguished road
Re: what do you keel bolts look like?

Maine_Sail, that bilge is disgusting. Albert Einstein famously said, "A clean desk is a sign of a sick mind." If he had seen that bilge he would have hauled you to the looney bin himself.
eherlihy and zeehag like this.
__________________
Never forget them. Do something to prevent it from happening again.
Charlotte Bacon, Daniel Barden, Rachel Davino, Olivia Josephine Gay, Ana M. Marquez-Greene, Dylan Hockley, Dawn Hochsprung, Madeleine F. Hsu, Catherine V. Hubbard, Chase Kowalski, Jesse Lewis, James Mattioli , Grace McDonnell, Anne Marie Murphy, Emilie Parker, Jack Pinto, Noah Pozner, Caroline Previdi, Jessica Rekos, Avielle Richman, Lauren Rousseau, Mary Sherlach, Victoria Soto, Benjamin Wheeler, Allison N. Wyatt
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #16  
Old 10-19-2012
SloopJonB's Avatar
Senior Moment Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: West Vancouver B.C.
Posts: 10,930
Thanks: 58
Thanked 56 Times in 53 Posts
Rep Power: 4
SloopJonB will become famous soon enough
Re: what do you keel bolts look like?

Quote:
Originally Posted by SlowButSteady View Post
Hey. Those aren't stainless steel bolts, are they? I was told that SS on an iron keel was a no-no.
Yep, they are electropolished S/S, coated with anti-seize before installation.

The pic of the rotten stuff I posted earlier shows what happens to regular steel bolts. I did a lot of research for that very reason - the conventional wisdom is no S/S in an iron keel. I discovered that the big Euro builders all use S/S in iron keels. Due to that and the fact they can be easily pulled and examined, I decided to go that way.

Also, I've never heard of an iron keel with S/S bolts falling off due to crevice corrosion, galvanics or anything else to do with the metals, just a lot of talk about how "dangerous" it was, none of it by the way from anyone who actually OWNED an iron keel.

However I HAVE heard of iron keels mounted with steel bolts falling off - one of them was another Columbia 43 in Sausalito.
__________________
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #17  
Old 10-19-2012
SloopJonB's Avatar
Senior Moment Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: West Vancouver B.C.
Posts: 10,930
Thanks: 58
Thanked 56 Times in 53 Posts
Rep Power: 4
SloopJonB will become famous soon enough
Re: what do you keel bolts look like?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Maine Sail View Post
Year 32....

I, myself, personally don't believe it - that pic was actually taken 32 years ago during the boats original commissioning.

Yowza Maine - that's the best I've seen on a GOB.
__________________
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #18  
Old 10-19-2012
Maine Sail's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Maine Coast
Posts: 5,530
Thanks: 13
Thanked 147 Times in 113 Posts
Rep Power: 15
Maine Sail is just really nice Maine Sail is just really nice Maine Sail is just really nice Maine Sail is just really nice
Re: what do you keel bolts look like?

Quote:
Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post

Yowza Maine - that's the best I've seen on a GOB.
And that's the original factory gel coat too. Never painted or re-touched just kept clean, dry and maintained.
__________________
______
-Maine Sail / CS-36T


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.




© Images In Posts Property of Compass Marine Inc.


Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #19  
Old 10-19-2012
zeehag's Avatar
snake charmer, cat herder
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: refitting a formosa in exotic tropical locations....
Posts: 1,726
Thanks: 4
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 7
zeehag is on a distinguished road
Re: what do you keel bolts look like?

my bilges are so much deeper than that, and so much darker.....
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

formosa 41, cruising tropics


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #20  
Old 10-19-2012
eherlihy's Avatar
Learning the HARD way...
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Boston / Ft Myers Area
Posts: 3,663
Thanks: 124
Thanked 73 Times in 72 Posts
Rep Power: 8
eherlihy will become famous soon enough
Re: what do you keel bolts look like?

Quote:
Originally Posted by zeehag View Post
my bilges are so much deeper than that, and so much darker.....
And that's what makes you so much more interesting.
zeehag likes this.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

USCG Licensed OUPV Captain, ASA 101/103/104/105 Certified Instructor - Also certified in Recreational Marine Electrical Systems
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
C&C 121 Keel Bolts CarpenterSF C & C 0 10-11-2010 12:36 AM
cal 39 keel bolts please help! captainrd Cal 2 04-07-2009 06:50 PM
keel bolts ArgleBargle Gear & Maintenance 4 03-13-2008 12:51 PM
Keel Bolts slv Gear & Maintenance 0 08-11-2006 09:14 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:48 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.