F32 Stringers Replacement

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F32 Stringers Replacement

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Built an A Frame to pull the motors. Then some bulkhead and stringer repairs and a fresh coat of Bilge paint. More pics to come.
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Re: F32 360 Motors coming out and Bilge Rejuvenation

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Did you run into any issues lifting them out with the A-frame? Any notes on position or additional support underneath?
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Re: F32 360 Motors coming out and Bilge Rejuvenation

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Mack wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:01 pm
Well I'm replacing all the stringers! Talk about soft wet mush !

Lot of work . are you and Martino the same ?
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Re: F32 360 Motors coming out and Bilge Rejuvenation

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Wow, that looks bad. Could you post pics during replacement? Would you consider steel fabrication along with the new wood? What bilge paint do you use? Thanks.

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Re: F32 360 Motors coming out and Bilge Rejuvenation

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Well during the summer I made new stringers.
Created templates out of foam insulation board and then transferred them to 3/4 inch Marine ply.
I bonded 4 layers of ply to create 3 inch wide stringers. Bonded the stringers in the hull and then will encapsulate them in fiberglass.
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Re: F32 360 Motors coming out and Bilge Rejuvenation

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More pics of the bonded stringers
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Re: F32 360 Motors coming out and Bilge Rejuvenation

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buffalobill wrote:
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Wow, that looks bad. Could you post pics during replacement? Would you consider steel fabrication along with the new wood? What bilge paint do you use? Thanks.
I wouldn't use steel as a replacement. I think it would be to heavy.

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Re: F32 Stringers and Motors Replacement

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You sir, are a better man than I. :) That is an impressive amount of work! Best of luck!
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dab62 wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:04 pm
You sir, are a better man than I. :) That is an impressive amount of work! Best of luck!
Thanks for the compliment ! I have a ways to go yet but I will be so glad when the stringer a nd bulkhead replacement will be done !!

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That is some nice work !
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prowlersfish wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:43 pm
That is some nice work !
Thank You ! I'll admit it isn't easy !! Very Labor Intense !

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Bonded another stringer down last night ! One more piece to go tonight then the encapsulation starts.
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Very nice -- thanks for documenting here so others can see how to do it!
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Re: F32 Stringers Replacement

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WayWeGo wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:50 pm
Very nice -- thanks for documenting here so others can see how to do it!
Thank You ! I will post more in progress pics as I go along.

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