Repair using Marine tex

Reply

  #1  
Old 08-13-00, 11:14 AM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Angry

Whats your thoughts on a shipwright who used marine tex to repair a rudder that pulled away from the hull about 5 yrs ago. Now the rudder has come apart again, and there is alot of rot in the rudder area. We thought since we used a shipwright to do the repairs the job would be a professional one. Now they say they won't warrent their work but would be glad to give us a estimate for the repairs today....Get real! I'm so mad about this I can't even see straight! Instead we are going to do the repairs this time using West System expoxy and fiberglass matting & reinforce the steel after digging out the Marine tex & 5200 What costs us 1K then was a waste. I can't beleive a professional did such a sloppy job. Wouldn't you think a repair done the first time should have been a permenant repair?????
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 08-14-00, 06:50 PM
BoatMech's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Dec 1999
Location: Los angeles
Posts: 592
Wink

O.K. you are upset and i can see your point.
What i can't see though is the boat.
I will agree however that marine tex and
5200 don't mix and shouldn't be used for a structural repair.
scott
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes