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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-22-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,825
Posted By CJV
Interior LED Lighting

Thanks Wayne, will check these guys out.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-18-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By CJV
Grinder as Sander?

Thank you, but my concern is that a 50-grit, 7-in disc at 10,000 RPM
a) produces a smooth finish (I''ve verified that) and
b) is a very aggressive treatment for the glass layup i''m working with....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-17-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By CJV
Grinder as Sander?

I have attached a sander conversion to my grinder in order to prep the surface of a hull section to which I will bond new core material. I am concerned that the grinder''s 10,000 RPM is too fast and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-28-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,825
Posted By CJV
Interior LED Lighting

Has anyone seen nav lights in the same LED configuration? I''ve seen an all-around light on a pole, but not, say, anchor, steaming, port/stbd or stern lights...
A colleague surmised that it''s due...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-13-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By CJV
Hull Core Repairs, Post Blister Repairs

Hello,
My Tartan Ten (hull #282, 1981) had a blister problem repaired before I bought her in May of 2004. She also had a core delam problem which I am now repairing. After removing the inner skin...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 4,837
Posted By CJV
Wet Core Repair

I''d suggest giving the folks at West System a call or an email. They were very informative and, as yachtsmen tend to be, truly interested in helping out.

From a practical perspective, though: You...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 4,837
Posted By CJV
Wet Core Repair

From the good people at West System: Use a laundry detergent or bilge degreaser, reapplying until all oil has broken down. Then follow up with acetone or lacquer thinner and finish by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-27-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 4,837
Posted By CJV
Wet Core Repair

I''m in the same ''boat'' regarding inside delam repairs, but have a twist:
In the worst sections the core is soaked with a disgusting, smelly oil/fuel/water mixture. It appears that the oil/fuel...
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