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  • Bob Fox
    On mine I actually had it repaired twice. The first repair was weaker than the original. I finally went Bob Fox FOX Architects Sent from my iPhone
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      On mine I actually had it repaired twice. The first repair was weaker than the original. I finally went 

      Bob Fox
      FOX Architects
      Sent from my iPhone

      On Feb 20, 2011, at 17:51, Newt <nmerr10001@...> wrote:

       

      Standard J-42 problem.  On Finesse (#20) we tried everything from reglassing to rubber stops, etc. Finally went to stainless stops and new glass and gelcoat--appears to be holding. Newt Merrill

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      On Feb 17, 2011, at 9:34 AM, j4x-owners-group@yahoogroups.com wrote:

      Messages In This Digest (3 Messages)

      1a.
      Re: Cabin Hatch Stop From: Paul Rogers
      1b.
      Re: Cabin Hatch Stop From: Anthony M Iacono
      1c.
      Re: Cabin Hatch Stop From: William Stellin

      Messages

      1a.

      Re: Cabin Hatch Stop

      Posted by: "Paul Rogers" pkr@...   pkr124

      Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:31 am (PST)



      Bob

      I have had the same problem with Canty J-42 #38. Ardfern Yacht Centre in Scotland will be making the repairs shortly. What solution did you choose for your repairs and have you had any further problems.

      I have read the earlier comments on the group site. If anyone else has any other solutions I would like to hear from you.

      Paul Rogers

      --- In j4x-owners-group@ yahoogroups. com, "bfoxj42" <bfoxj42@... > wrote:
      >
      > I just had the fiberglass/gel coat stops at the aft end of the sliders
      > for my cabin hatch bust off on both sides in big chunks - one side
      > probably as big as 1 1/2" across. This was caused while sailing back
      > from Bermuda in rough weather and lots of rain where the crew was
      > coming in and our and slamming the sliding hatch closed. But this was
      > over a period of about three days.
      >
      > One suggestion was to drill a pin into the structure to strengthen and
      > reinforce the fiberglass and to put some type of rubber stop to reduce
      > the shock.
      >
      > I'm curious if anyone else has had this problem and how it was repaired.
      > Thanks for your ideas.
      >
      > Bob Fox
      > J/42 #18
      > Schematic
      > 50787
      >

      1b.

      Re: Cabin Hatch Stop

      Posted by: "Anthony M Iacono" tony@...   tonyiacono@...

      Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:50 am (PST)



      Ive had the same problem Affinity #26, and just keep fixing it cosmetically.
      Investigating putting a pin in the slider grove to stop the hatch from
      hitting the fiberglass. TI

      From: j4x-owners-group@ yahoogroups. com
      [mailto:j4x-owners-group@ yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of Paul Rogers
      Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:32 AM
      To: j4x-owners-group@ yahoogroups. com
      Subject: [j4x-owners- group] Re: Cabin Hatch Stop

      Bob

      I have had the same problem with Canty J-42 #38. Ardfern Yacht Centre in
      Scotland will be making the repairs shortly. What solution did you choose
      for your repairs and have you had any further problems.

      I have read the earlier comments on the group site. If anyone else has any
      other solutions I would like to hear from you.

      Paul Rogers

      --- In j4x-owners-group@ yahoogroups. com
      <mailto:j4x- owners-group% 40yahoogroups. com> , "bfoxj42" <bfoxj42@... > wrote:
      >
      > I just had the fiberglass/gel coat stops at the aft end of the sliders
      > for my cabin hatch bust off on both sides in big chunks - one side
      > probably as big as 1 1/2" across. This was caused while sailing back
      > from Bermuda in rough weather and lots of rain where the crew was
      > coming in and our and slamming the sliding hatch closed. But this was
      > over a period of about three days.
      >
      > One suggestion was to drill a pin into the structure to strengthen and
      > reinforce the fiberglass and to put some type of rubber stop to reduce
      > the shock.
      >
      > I'm curious if anyone else has had this problem and how it was repaired.
      > Thanks for your ideas.
      >
      > Bob Fox
      > J/42 #18
      > Schematic
      > 50787
      >

      1c.

      Re: Cabin Hatch Stop

      Posted by: "William Stellin" wstellin@...   wstellin

      Wed Feb 16, 2011 12:18 pm (PST)



      One fix is to take the hatch hood off and put stops on the inside forward end of the hatch.
      Bill Stellin. Jaywalker

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      On Feb 16, 2011, at 11:50 AM, "Anthony M Iacono" <tony@shanomet. com> wrote:

      > Ive had the same problem Affinity #26, and just keep fixing it cosmetically. Investigating putting a pin in the slider grove to stop the hatch from hitting the fiberglass. TI
      >
      >
      >
      > From: j4x-owners-group@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:j4x-owners-group@ yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of Paul Rogers
      > Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:32 AM
      > To: j4x-owners-group@ yahoogroups. com
      > Subject: [j4x-owners- group] Re: Cabin Hatch Stop
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Bob
      >
      > I have had the same problem with Canty J-42 #38. Ardfern Yacht Centre in Scotland will be making the repairs shortly. What solution did you choose for your repairs and have you had any further problems.
      >
      > I have read the earlier comments on the group site. If anyone else has any other solutions I would like to hear from you.
      >
      > Paul Rogers
      >
      > --- In j4x-owners-group@ yahoogroups. com, "bfoxj42" <bfoxj42@... > wrote:
      > >
      > > I just had the fiberglass/gel coat stops at the aft end of the sliders
      > > for my cabin hatch bust off on both sides in big chunks - one side
      > > probably as big as 1 1/2" across. This was caused while sailing back
      > > from Bermuda in rough weather and lots of rain where the crew was
      > > coming in and our and slamming the sliding hatch closed. But this was
      > > over a period of about three days.
      > >
      > > One suggestion was to drill a pin into the structure to strengthen and
      > > reinforce the fiberglass and to put some type of rubber stop to reduce
      > > the shock.
      > >
      > > I'm curious if anyone else has had this problem and how it was repaired.
      > > Thanks for your ideas.
      > >
      > > Bob Fox
      > > J/42 #18
      > > Schematic
      > > 50787
      > >
      >
      >
      >
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