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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Resin stanchions

Your being cheap and unsafe
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By the_abuse
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Resin stanchions

I did read the whole thread
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Resin stanchions

When it says that its madr for making jewlery amd your using it for a lifr saving device i think you need to just sell your boat... Your going to kill someone ot your self. Take them to a machine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Resin stanchions

Should add a milled fiber i have a feeling these wont last long theres zero strength in resin
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Resin stanchions

what did you use to cast the stanchion base
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Stringer/Floor repair

@tqa i only went to school for advanced composite repair and own my own epoxy resin company and composite fabrication and repair for marine. And my apprentice ship and on the job is working on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Stringer/Floor repair

Use a magic eraser to clean it then scuff with sand paper and wipe with acetone and it will be good
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Stringer/Floor repair

Personally i would shop vac out all the water that is in there get a small heater and dry the area for 4 hours. while its drying using a 1/8-1/4" drill bit drill the very ends of each crack. using a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 4,936
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Custom Engine Panel Design

this will get mounted in to a recessed panel but still visable just have to find a small digital RPM Gauge. the small hole is for the choke. Its push button start and the red saftey switch controls...
Forum: Bristol   04-22-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Bristol 27 rudder damage

I just rebuilt a rudder that had lots of cracks and delam for a tartan 37/38 and the foam was daturated now the rudder is more solid than it was origionally its not hard to do but having a pipe vise...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By the_abuse
Re: best repair for stripped thread in the boom

use a keensert

http://www.repairengineering.com/image-files/keensert-installation-layout.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 4,936
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Custom Engine Panel Design

I just built a clear carbon fiber engine start panel just need an rpm gauge to finnish it but it looks bad ass
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Waterproof Epoxy?

All epoxies can be submerged underwater after they are fully cured. The only downside to epoxy is it can yellow and possibly weaken from uv if it os not coated unless the epoxy has a uv inhibitor in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Waterproof Epoxy?

dont give info unless you actually know. epoxies can not be applied under water unless it is formulated for that which theres like only 2 that are and even then i wouldnt trust them. have you ever...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-15-2015
Replies: 1,380
Views: 489,642
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

I gotta got low buck project to post soon composite bulkheads for well under $100
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-15-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,103
Posted By the_abuse
Re: First Time Buyer Questions

If your very set on trailering a boat with ok room look for a shark
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Epoxy in coldish weather?

there is a direct correlation to bonding strength and curing temperature.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,142
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Top of compression post is rotten

if you dont wanna pay for teak use ash or mahogany. Im replacing my compression post with a new mahogany one but i am sealing and fiberglassing the top 2" and bottom 4" to help stop moisture...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2015
Replies: 1,380
Views: 489,642
Posted By the_abuse
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-08-2015
Replies: 1,380
Views: 489,642
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Im gonna pick one of those up thanks for showing
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By the_abuse
Re: For sale: Ideal windlass, B&G gauges, misc

theres a really good group on facebook called sailboat swap i have had good luck on it
Forum: Electrical Systems   02-22-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By the_abuse
Re: battery charging setup

Maybe I need to upgrade then
Forum: Electrical Systems   02-22-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By the_abuse
Re: battery charging setup

I run isolators for when the motor is running solar and shore power
Forum: Electrical Systems   02-22-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By the_abuse
Re: battery charging setup

Why not connect your alternator to an isolator then run one or 2 lines to your house and another to your start from the isolator depending how many banks it can run . I have 3 seprate power systems...
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