39599Re: Doh! Keel!!!!!!
- Oct 2, 2004If the epoxy/lead part is warped, you can get the epoxy to soften if you
heat it up, probably someplace in the vicinity of 150 to 200 degrees F.
>Jason Stancil wrote:
>Oh yeah, First major mistake to date. The keel will not fit the
>batten properly. Had 2 folks from next door myself and a girlfriend
>winching, prying, cursing, and hammering. We got it up and in place
>but the twist is evident and totally unacceptible to me. It won't
>straighten out (i think) because the ballast is epoxy lead and won't
>bend like a lead pour will. Yet another reason to follow directions,
>blah, blah blah!
>Scratching my head, going to go boating and think about it.
>Jason the lateral resistance challanged
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