3274Re: [campernicholson] Re: Top handrails
- Apr 5, 2006Tom,
Geeez, Polished square piece(s) of stainless on the head ceiling?
Screwed? Why not a round, flat,(or shaped) blind mounted piece of teak
to match the rest of the teak finishes on the boat.?
Don't mean to sound like a critic, but...Sorry.
On Apr 5, 2006, at 12:46 PM, Tom Jaax wrote:
> --Jim, I rebolted our handrails on Lea-Rig. We had the same problem
> in the head. The only choice was to drill out a bigger hole with a
> hole saw. Then we could see the nuts and bolts. One of the two had the
> core removed. But I always oversize the bolt holes anyway, fill with
> epoxy and redrill to the actual bolt size. For the final finish in the
> head, I covered the hole saw opening with a "polished" plate of
> stainless, about 4" square using screws into the fiberglass liner.
> CN 35, #189
> - In firstname.lastname@example.org, "teipenj" <jteipen@...> wrote:
> > We are in the middle of an extensive project to replace the vinyl
> > headliner and to refinish the cabin side walls on Alegria.
> > I was wondering if anyone has experience with removing the cabin top
> > exterior handrails? Removal of the old headliner made access to most
> > of the handrail though bolt nuts readily accessible. However, the
> > forward attachment is over the hard ceiling of the head. I would
> > thought that, since lower access is restricted, the yard would have
> > used a wood screw there. I popped the teak plug out and was able to
> > turn the fastener but couldn't get it to back out. I'm guessing
> > through bolted as well. Has anyone figured out how to get access to
> > the nut on the most forward part of the handrail?
> > Jim
> > Alegria
> > C/N 35 #68
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