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by Miles
January 7th, 2021, 1:11 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fishing Gets All Clear During Latest Lockdown
Replies: 5
Views: 167

Fishing Gets All Clear During Latest Lockdown

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Apparently fishing has been recognised as an exercise and therefore fishing is being permitted during lockdown January 2021.

I can see it now.
Doctor: Do you excercise?
Patient: Yes, I fish all the time.

https://anglingtrust.net/covid-19/
by Miles
January 6th, 2021, 2:21 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Norfolk Broads Boat Security Visits - Lockdown 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 198

Re: Norfolk Broads Boat Security Visits - Lockdown 2021

Please be advised that due to limited daylight hours, it is best to book at least a day in advance.
by Miles
January 6th, 2021, 8:25 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.
Replies: 7
Views: 86

Re: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.

Once the resin almost set (this allows some play in the threads to seat the stanchion base), I apply the adhesive/sealant to the base of the bolts.
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To Be continued...
by Miles
January 6th, 2021, 8:23 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.
Replies: 7
Views: 86

Re: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.

Next, I fit the stainless steel bolts through the deck.
I apply a thickened layer of polyester resin to level out the exterior surface and also to make an effective seal around the base of the thread.
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by Miles
January 6th, 2021, 8:21 am
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.
Replies: 7
Views: 86

Re: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.

Preparing Stanchion Bases. repairing boat stanchions (27).jpg I have available at this time two different types of stanchion bases. One is stainless steel which is far superior to the other which is made of plastic. repairing boat stanchions (28).jpg Looking online at prices to replace the plastic ...
by Miles
January 5th, 2021, 8:50 pm
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.
Replies: 7
Views: 86

Re: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.

What If It Rains When Fixing These Leaks? I've got a backup plan here and the idea is if it suddenly rains I can shove those bolts in with fat washers and seal it up so the boat doesn't get wrecked. repairing boat stanchions (21).jpg Whoever said boats were easy? Of course, the heavens opened but w...
by Miles
January 5th, 2021, 8:44 pm
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.
Replies: 7
Views: 86

Re: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.

Fabricate A Backing Plate For The Stanchions. repairing boat stanchions (8).jpg It is of utmost importance that a backing plate is manufactured for the stanchions. Stanchions get abused. Not only are they designed to prevent people from falling off the boat but they get pulled and pushed which will...
by Miles
January 5th, 2021, 8:31 pm
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.
Replies: 7
Views: 86

Re: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.

Now if it's a GRP boat or a wooden boat? I really don't see any difference. Right well that one's off now. repairing boat stanchions (17).jpg You can see it's all damp underneath and see how it has all those chips there. All those chips are going to be areas which are likely to bring water in. Also ...
by Miles
January 5th, 2021, 8:13 pm
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.
Replies: 7
Views: 86

Re: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.

let's get started. Okay, so I'm going to be repairing this one first. repairing boat stanchions (12).jpg This one I started yesterday but the weather turned nasty and I had to quickly seal it up, so that's why it's got the large washers on. You can also see the sealant there to keep it dry whilst w...
by Miles
January 5th, 2021, 7:51 pm
Forum: Marine Technical Q&A
Topic: How To Repair Boat Stanchions.
Replies: 7
Views: 86

How To Repair Boat Stanchions.

repairing boat stanchions (11).jpg Leaking Boat Stanchions. In this article, we're going to be repairing leaking boat stanchions. These are the support railings that go around your boat. Now just a quick note before we get started. Boat stanchions and other deck fittings don't leak when the boats d...