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Search: Posts Made By: the_abuse
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 516
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 6 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 516
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 516
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 4,664
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 738
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 572
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 4,664
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 573
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 573
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,352
Views: 478,248
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) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,001
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Epoxy in coldish weather?

there is a direct correlation to bonding strength and curing temperature.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,352
Views: 478,248
Posted By the_abuse
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,352
Views: 478,248
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: 1,549
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: 547
Posted By the_abuse
Re: battery charging setup

Maybe I need to upgrade then
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-22-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 547
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: 547
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...
Forum: Electronics 02-20-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By the_abuse
Re: B&G Zeus Chartplotter Question

If the origional is not bad to use then I would go with the Zeus7 all I need for my size boat
Forum: Electronics 02-20-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By the_abuse
Re: B&G Zeus Chartplotter Question

I just wanna know how hard the Zeus is to use conspired to the Zeus2
Forum: Irwin 02-16-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,465
Posted By the_abuse
Re: '74 Irwin 28 Lost Centerboard

theres also a very active irwin facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/groups/125214284225649/?ref=br_tf

i also know an large amount about this model boat so ask away or email me...
Forum: Irwin 02-16-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 3,465
Posted By the_abuse
Re: '74 Irwin 28 Lost Centerboard

Haha what shape is it in and just because it's a steal doesn't mean anything most steals end up costing 6-8x what you get it for lol
Forum: Electronics 02-13-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By the_abuse
Re: B&G Zeus Chartplotter Question

If i were you for the price of the b&g units i would look into the new garmin gps that is being released 7400/7600 series they programed them nore for sailing and have reallh great display for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-31-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By the_abuse
Re: Delamination: I did this ..any comment?

Hate for you to do all that work then only butyl holes ... Work looks good
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