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Old 03-25-2016, 07:24 PM   #21
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Well thanks for all the advice. I am going to fill the hole with MarineTex. Then, the mounting plate for the trim tab will go over that repair. I will bed the mounting plate with 4200 and screw it down tight. Should hold pretty well I think.
That'll work!
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Old 03-25-2016, 07:28 PM   #22
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Measure once, Drill twice.
"I have cut this damn thing twice and it is STILL too short."

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Old 03-25-2016, 07:33 PM   #23
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I build boats. This is how I do it. Measure twice, cut once, throw it out, repeat. It takes me a very long time to finish a boat.
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I build boats. This is how I do it. Measure twice, cut once, throw it out, repeat. It takes me a very long time to finish a boat.
AND it's 10 feet shorter than planned :-)
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Well not quite that bad but my 14 foot skiff measures 13 feet.
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Old 03-25-2016, 09:57 PM   #26
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Reinforcement for added components and the forces applied by them is of great importance on cored areas of a hull. Just food for thought.
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Marinetex obviously will work. Out here in downunderland, I would use this stuff...it's moorvelous...and I have been know to drill a 'hole I find I no longer need...'

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I've used that type of product before with great success. Thanks for the reminder.
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Pete, I keep a tube of similar stuff on my boat. It has come in handy a couple of times. It would be fine for the OP's problem and would be less messy than Marine Tex. It does have a limited shelf life so I replace mine every couple of years, if I think of it.
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Yes, MarineTex is epoxy. It's just pre-thickened.
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Fill with epoxy, then use this on both sides:

STERN SAVER Stern Saver - Bone Whte | West Marine

This epoxies directly to the Whaler's hull.
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"Measure twice, cut once, throw it out, repeat"

NEVER throw it out , there is always use for a shorter piece.
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