Boat Mold Question

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by ahender, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. ahender
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    Location: Athens, GA USA

    ahender Junior Member

    Hi:

    I am at the point of adding a spine to my 12' female canoe mold.

    Just a few questions.

    Should the spine be made primarily of reinforcement and resin or would some reinforcement and lots of resin w/filler work best?

    If yes on the filler, what filler works best for this application (fumed silica, micro balloons, milled fiberglass, other)?

    How many bolt connection points should I have on a 12' mold?

    Should the bolt connection points include some sort of block material embeded in a resin/filler mixture?

    Thanks...alan
     
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