Re: [bolger] faasteners
- On Saturday 28 August 2004 06:06 am, mkriley@... wrote:
> in tests done on aeroplane the addition ofInteresting.
> fasteners to glued surfaces degraded the strength
> and flexablity. if you want fasteners to hold
> things together there are plastic air nailers
> that run on air. spend the time on a proper glue
> I would STRONGLY urge you to get a copy ofI have the book but have not looked at it in a while. It
> boatbuilding by the gougeun(sp) brothers.
seems it is time to get it out and give myself a refresher
course. Thanks Mike, for the suggestion.
> the epoxy and nylon rope can be usefull forI can see that. Especially in the field. Take a
> makeing fittings and repairs.
gallon of epoxy and some rope. A few sticks
and a lot of jury rigging could be done.
> 30 years in boat repairDamn! That is what I like about this list.