Re: [bolger] Sealing leeboard pivot bolt hole???
>Hal:Those Bolger Peeros have gone for years with nothing but some epoxy
>I had success epoxying the bolt to the hull with the nut on the outside.
>I think your decision is a good one. The pivoting leeboard (off
>centerboard, really) is the best solution for small boats. It has a
>high aspect ratio, it raises itself automatically to prevent damage,
>it is out in the open where you can see if there is a problem, and
>you can work on it when there is, It saves space in the cockpit or
>cabin. Some people don't like the looks, but to me, anything that
>works that well is just plain beautiful.
> For my Teal I am building a pivoting lee board and
> rudder. What is the group wisdom for sealing the
> pivot bolt holes in the plywood?
to seal the exposed endgrain in the holes.
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