External Hull Repairs 6

Tank space on port side repaired ready for re assembling when all components are restored,

On the main outside of the hull, the final areas of original paint being removed.

Then the long job of raking out the old stopping and calking, filling screw/nail holes. Stopping up with modern mastic.....Going to be a long summer.

  • details of water intake scoops details of water intake scoops
  • ready for fittings (bilge outlet and breather) ready for fittings (bilge outlet and breather)
  • same again (breather & subduer) same again (breather & subduer)
  • fittings in place. fittings in place.
  • Before we started! took a few hours to get like the end result! Before we started! took a few hours to get like the end result!
  • pipework for tank space, ready for re-assembly. ??why where some nuts steel and others brass/bronze?? pipework for tank space, ready for re-assembly. ??why where some nuts steel and others brass/bronze??
  • old and new, 2 were to far gone to be re-used so new ones made of stainless steel, others just restored and painted old and new, 2 were to far gone to be re-used so new ones made of stainless steel, others just restored and painted
  • all fittings now in place ready for internal pipework all fittings now in place ready for internal pipework
  • Stb'd "overplanking" nearly finished (Dry fitted only) Stb'd "overplanking" nearly finished (Dry fitted only)
  • before before
  • after, looking at left new Deck Bilge pump dip pipe, 2nd left breather pipe fitgting, centre filler pipe, new stainless tank strap (yes i know bolt to long) and right fuel returne pump dip pipe after, looking at left new Deck Bilge pump dip pipe, 2nd left breather pipe fitgting, centre filler pipe, new stainless tank strap (yes i know bolt to long) and right fuel returne pump dip pipe
  • Before we started Before we started
  • please tell me it looks better! looking at Left new dip pipe to extract water etc. centre dip pipe (fuel to engine) Right Breather pipe. please tell me it looks better! looking at Left new dip pipe to extract water etc. centre dip pipe (fuel to engine) Right Breather pipe.
  • looking aft looking aft
  • pIPEWORK BACK IN pIPEWORK BACK IN
  • PIEWORK ALL IN (INCLUDING NEW GUNGE EXTRACTION PIPE) PIEWORK ALL IN (INCLUDING NEW GUNGE EXTRACTION PIPE)
  • READY FOR HATCH READY FOR HATCH
  • FIRST SECTION, OLD CALKING OUT, PRIMED & FILLED WITH MODERN MASTIC, READY FOR SANDING FIRST SECTION, OLD CALKING OUT, PRIMED & FILLED WITH MODERN MASTIC, READY FOR SANDING
  • same area, sanded. same area, sanded.
  • stopping out, primed ready for Mastic stopping out, primed ready for Mastic
  • Port overplanking dry fitting finished, just got to strip off, calico and then put it all back on! Port overplanking dry fitting finished, just got to strip off, calico and then put it all back on!
  • CHEATED A LITTLE, FITTED ROUND SSB RADIO EARTH PLATE CHEATED A LITTLE, FITTED ROUND SSB RADIO EARTH PLATE
  • THE NEW "ZEBRA" LOOK THE NEW "ZEBRA" LOOK
  • STOPPING STRIPPED OUT STOPPING STRIPPED OUT
  • AND READY FOR NEW MASTIC AND READY FOR NEW MASTIC
     
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