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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Stem and Stern: Shiny Metal Bits

Got the forward staysail and backstay chainplates test fitted. Near perfect fit. I may have to bend the staysail chainplate strap just slightly. Turned out I undersized the length of the flathead socket cap screws for these pieces. The fiberglass is much thicker here than I estimated I will need to address some gelcoat cracking issues behind the staysail chainplate before it goes in permanently. There is also a big scrape in the gelcoat on the port side near here that will need to be filled and faired as well.
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1 comment:

The Incredible Hull said...

Nice, shiny stuff.