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01-04-2011 11:48 AM
BubbleheadMd
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Originally Posted by jrd22 View Post
It takes a big man to admit his mistakes on this forum:-)) I like the plunger idea, it might keep it dry enough to grind a bit away on the inside and then apply some West and cloth. Then when you haul you can do a proper repair from outside. Keep us posted.
Truer words were never spoken.

Quinn, I drilled THIRTY holes through the hull of my old powerboat, despite measuring and thinking that they weren't too long. I refuse to take a drill anywhere near the waterline of my sailboat.

Took an entire can of Kitty Hair to fix it.
01-04-2011 11:23 AM
Sabreman Other than not drilling at all, the lesson learned is to use a drill stop on the bit set to the max allowable depth of the hole.
01-04-2011 11:15 AM
QuickMick
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Originally Posted by bljones View Post
Before you let the floor adhesive set up tight... you are SURE you only drilled through ONCE, right?
yeah, thats the next thing i did, pull up all everything on the other side to check...

well that epoxy held from sat to yesterday so i went ahead and dropped about 10 layers of fiberglass mat over it, and i think she is gonna be fine. clever idea with the plunger. neccessity is the mother of invention... a popsicile stick... sheesh talk about pullin a mcguyver out of my arse...

lol sitting at the office yesterday was a wee bit stressful.... tough not to wonder if she was suspended by her docklines, and how long they would hold...
01-03-2011 08:55 PM
sausagebarn
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Originally Posted by jrd22 View Post
hmmm..... that StayAfloat looks like the exact same material as a wax toilet seal.
Just add about 1000% of the cost because it has anything to do with safety or boating...or both
01-03-2011 08:16 PM
Bilgewater My thoughts exactly John, can we experiment on your boat?
01-03-2011 08:12 PM
jrd22 hmmm..... that StayAfloat looks like the exact same material as a wax toilet seal.
01-03-2011 06:40 PM
bljones Before you let the floor adhesive set up tight... you are SURE you only drilled through ONCE, right?
01-03-2011 05:58 PM
justified Quinn
First off you are a big man for admitting such a oops, but then again I doubt if there is a single one of us who has not done the same(well may be not exactly the same) When I use to work in a mill work shop the motto was "If you can't fix it flaunt it" make it look intentional. That's why on my first boat there is a 6" access port into the galley from the cockpit. It is amazing how strong speaker magnets are and what they do to your compass - oops.
Happy New Year
Peter
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01-03-2011 05:40 PM
CalypsoP35 Quick, the story is supposed to start "I have this friend who....." I have lots of imaginary friends.
01-03-2011 04:27 PM
JKCatalina310
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Quick, get some of this stuff
That stuff looks incredible. I just ordered some.
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