External Hull Repairs 7

 

Raking out the old stopping and calking, filling screw/nail holes, continues, on and on and on!!!!

All overplanking finished.

  • Bad drying, same place on both sides, this is due to Electrolisis, caused by rear of engine room/tank space aluminium bulkhead. Bad drying, same place on both sides, this is due to Electrolisis, caused by rear of engine room/tank space aluminium bulkhead.
  • treatment...glue in "spiles" to take up space. treatment...glue in "spiles" to take up space.
  • calico applied with varnish/linseed oil mix calico applied with varnish/linseed oil mix
  • overplanking final fix, few more days and should be done! overplanking final fix, few more days and should be done!
  • "stopped up" with mastic "stopped up" with mastic
  • all faired off again! all faired off again!
  • Primed again, just screw/rove hols to fill then sand off and paint! Primed again, just screw/rove hols to fill then sand off and paint!
  • Light at the end of the Tunnel....literally, last of Antifouling stripped off. Light at the end of the Tunnel....literally, last of Antifouling stripped off.
  • Seams raked out, calking hardened, primed and sealed. Seams raked out, calking hardened, primed and sealed.
  • ready for screw holes to be filled ready for screw holes to be filled
  • Port overplanking faired off Port overplanking faired off
  • Port overplanking close up Fwd Port overplanking close up Fwd
  • Port overplanking close up, aft Port overplanking close up, aft
  • same view primed same view primed
  • Stb'd side faired off Stb'd side faired off
  • Stb'd faired and primed Stb'd faired and primed
  • Stb'd faired and primed, ready for filling screw holes. Stb'd faired and primed, ready for filling screw holes.
  • oVERPLANKING READY FOR painting oVERPLANKING READY FOR painting
  • original midships btwn upper keelson and rubbing strake, ready for painting! original midships btwn upper keelson and rubbing strake, ready for painting!
  • Ready for antifoul Ready for antifoul
  • Raked out, re-stopped, primed, filled, faired, Raked out, re-stopped, primed, filled, faired,
  • Final primer, ready for antifoul Final primer, ready for antifoul
  • Small graving piece under port engine room, good realy, 53yo and only needed 2 graving pieces below the water line! Small graving piece under port engine room, good realy, 53yo and only needed 2 graving pieces below the water line!
  • Last bit midships above water line burnt off, no suprises! Last bit midships above water line burnt off, no suprises!
  • Sealed, ready for fairing off and priming Sealed, ready for fairing off and priming
     
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