20 ft bertram transom replacement

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by el pescador, Aug 23, 2006.

  1. el pescador
    Joined: Aug 2006
    Posts: 1
    Likes: 0, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 10
    Location: cameron, tx.

    el pescador New Member

    hi every1, need some advice on replacing the transom on my 1969 sportsman , read where cutting the outer skin off to rebuild but my transom is very concave question will it work o.k. or do i need to cut the inside..any1 ever did a 20 ft moppie or a sportsman thinking both hull are similar....ty for any help
     
  2. JR-Shine
    Joined: May 2004
    Posts: 341
    Likes: 4, Points: 18, Legacy Rep: 54
    Location: Vero Beach, FL

    JR-Shine SHINE

  3. jimslade
    Joined: Aug 2005
    Posts: 304
    Likes: 3, Points: 0, Legacy Rep: 27
    Location: north Markham

    jimslade Senior Member

    Cut the inside and use a flexible core material. cutting the outside will leave you with lots of extra work finishing. Nida core has worked well for my transom.
     
Loading...
Similar Threads
  1. crankit
    Replies:
    42
    Views:
    15,154
  2. Christopher Thomas
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    426
  3. newboatbuilderb
    Replies:
    6
    Views:
    567
  4. atengnr
    Replies:
    68
    Views:
    626
  5. atengnr
    Replies:
    11
    Views:
    192
  6. Andrew Courtney
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    363
  7. Mcdo2137
    Replies:
    7
    Views:
    449
  8. E350
    Replies:
    38
    Views:
    1,045
  9. Bullshipper
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    466
  10. Derek cord
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    549
Forum posts represent the experience, opinion, and view of individual users. Boat Design Net does not necessarily endorse nor share the view of each individual post.
When making potentially dangerous or financial decisions, always employ and consult appropriate professionals. Your circumstances or experience may be different.