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by GP14 2629
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Awkward stringer repair
Replies: 3
Views: 1295

Re: Awkward stringer repair

Maybe worth recommending an oscillating multi tool with a plunge cut saw blade. By cutting the new stringer section lengthwise, I could offset the left half from the right half so the cross cuts didn't line up and all the bits lapped against each other. This meant sculpting a complex shape in the en...
by GP14 2629
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Awkward stringer repair
Replies: 3
Views: 1295

Re: Awkward stringer repair

Well I ended up cutting the new stringer sections lengthwise and across, so I had 4 pieces to thread under the ribs, then reassemble with epoxy. The hardest part was to match the curve of the plywood.
Thanks Peter!
by GP14 2629
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Awkward stringer repair
Replies: 3
Views: 1295

Awkward stringer repair

The gp14 stringers and chine rails run between the plywood and the ribs, through notches in the bottom of the ribs. There are some rotten patches where the stringers run underneath the ribs and water sits in the angle. I am scarfing in short new sections of stringer but am unsure how to thread them ...
by GP14 2629
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: GP 2629 "Lapwing"
Replies: 1
Views: 1164

GP 2629 "Lapwing"

Does anyone know any history about our new/old boat? She was mentioned as competing in CVRDA events around 10 years ago. She is currently crimson, possibly over a previous dark blue. At some point she has gained a modern racing rig with controls to the thwart, through deck jib sheets, centre main, m...
by GP14 2629
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Proctor jib halyard sheave
Replies: 0
Views: 1203

Proctor jib halyard sheave

Hello all, the jib halyard sheave has seized in our Proctor mast of unknown vintage. The pulley has deformed under load so it won't turn any more. It may have been like this a while. The sheave pulley is approx 30mm dia, 5mm wide and the sheave box screw holes are 70mm centres apart. This doesn't se...