SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   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 > Bent Pulpit
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Bent Pulpit Reply to Thread
Title:
  

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

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

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.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
07-23-2003 06:35 AM
BertV
Bent Pulpit

I''ve had the same problem with my pulpit. Previous owner was lowering the mast on the 30 ft boat and dropped it the last few feet. The front end of the pulpit was bent down about 30 degrees, the vertical parts were undamaged. The fabricator cut the pulpit at the bends, sleaved in a short replacement and welded it back together. I did all the grinding, filing, sanding and buffing. It looks pretty good, not boat show perfect, but certainly good enough for inspection at 10 ft. As I also fly a spinnaker and the pole rests right on where the welds are when I''m setting up, I wrapped that part of the pulpit in 1/4 in dacron line for a about a foot (use double sided carpet tape to ensure it doesn''t unwind). I color co-ordinated the red and green as a reminder to myself. Now the pole rests on the lne and doesn''t slide off while I''m setting up the spinnaker sheets and guys. Looks good to. It only cost about $100.00.
07-22-2003 04:13 PM
petercra
Bent Pulpit

I used Fraser Custom Welding in Marblehead, MA to bend a bow pulpit back into position last year. He also welded on a new foot onto the pulpit that was bent beyond repair. The damage had come from a boat hitting me and riding up over the lifelines, thus bending the pulpit backwards. If the tubing itself is kinked I suspect it wouldn''t be feasible to repair.
07-22-2003 01:42 PM
sailingfool
Bent Pulpit

We replaced a bent stern rail last year. Stainless tubing and welds don''t straigthen very well or cleanly.

Find a local fabricator and get a quote on a reapir/replacement - unless you''re lucky he will say it cheaper to build a replacement from scratch.

Then see if you can find a source for replacement pulpits for your model boat, which may be cheaper than custom fabrication.

If you buy a replacement, don''t count on the fit being exact, you may need a yard /fabricator to tweak the replacement to fit properly.

Hopefully you got or can get the insurance info from the other party, as this repair will probably cost 4 times as much as your wildest guess.
07-21-2003 12:25 PM
hamiam
Bent Pulpit

Over the weekend someone hit me and put a major bend into my bow pulpit. Its pretty thick tubing but does anyone know if it can be bent back into place. Saving that, does anyone know of a stainless fabricator in the Newport, RI area? Thanks for the help.

Regards

MJH

 
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


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:54 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.