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Old    J2 (zuka666)      Join Date: Aug 2005       08-31-2005, 11:49 AM Reply   
Suggestions on replacing stringers...Books to recommend, Type of wood to use, Resin...etc.
Old    Scott Root (sroot1)      Join Date: Aug 2005       08-31-2005, 12:21 PM Reply   
Do a search for West Systym Epoxy.
They have alot of information and materials on composite building and repair for pro and amature.
If I were doing a complete stringer replacement and had the $$ I would use a Hi Density foam and Not wood for cores and stringers.
Old    J2 (zuka666)      Join Date: Aug 2005       08-31-2005, 1:15 PM Reply   
Scott, this info. helps, I've spotted the Rot Doctor on the net...Thanks
Old    Scott Root (sroot1)      Join Date: Aug 2005       09-01-2005, 9:24 AM Reply   
Jeff
I do not know the extent of your problem! but what I do know is low viscosity Epoxies can help in certain areas but will not cure big problems.
When you have water sucked into a Wood / Plywood / Balsa cored anything the moisture can be sucked into a very large area. Once this happens rot starts and it is only a matter of time before the core fails. A core can be dryed out but it has to be ventilated ether by drilling holes or removing a surface to core.
Depending on how saturated with h2o this can take a long time.
Ok whats the point to my Blah Blah Blah!
These quicky cure injection products will Not fix anything till everthing is DRY! and depending on the damage from a soft or collapesed core you might want to just replace it and reglass and make sure everting is sealed corectly.
Old    J2 (zuka666)      Join Date: Aug 2005       09-01-2005, 1:52 PM Reply   
Scott, I asked a boat restoration pro. and he gave me a quote of $7800...I have some major problems, nothing but saw dust form the pylon back to the rear of the boat (port side). The 351 sits crooked and my mechanic was wondering how I didn't snap the drive shaft and send the boat for a swim itself. Guess I'm just a lucky guy.

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