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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2013
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Posted By rhr1956
Re: Wood work, bottom paint, keel bolts on Pearson 26

One more thing...if you decide to make a one piece door I would be happy to make a tracing template and mail it to you.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2013
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Posted By olson34
Lightbulb Re: Wood work, etc

Drop board(s) could be quarter or 3/8 inch. That stuff is Really heavy in larger size/thicknesses.

As for wood... you might check into Cumaru.
Cumaru | The Wood Database - Lumber Identification...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2013
Replies: 21
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Posted By Faster
Re: Wood work, bottom paint, keel bolts on Pearson 26

Whoa.....3/4 acrylic will be WAAAAY to thick and too heavy to easily handle even if the doors are in several parts.. Not to mention hard to find and expensive.

1/2 inch will be plenty.. if your...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2013
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Posted By sony2000
Re: Original Roller Furler on 1977 Pearson 26

mainer 24, you have a Stream Stay furler. The parts are still available on the internet.
Mine was just freed up after non use for 10 years. It tooka lit of patience.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2013
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Posted By gedaggett
Re: Wood work, bottom paint, keel bolts on Pearson 26

IPE is another wood that is very good in marine conditions. As far as the Acrylic I would suggest going with a smoked polycarbonate. It is a little more expensive but a better product in exposed UV...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-24-2013
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Posted By Faster
Re: Wood work, bottom paint, keel bolts on Pearson 26

You won't find suitable materials at Home Depot. Teak is traditional but hard to find and expensive. Other woods generally don't stand up as well, but there are some that are not bad - mahogany,...
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