Problem to install Fuel fill and vent

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by jfblouin, Oct 16, 2006.

  1. jfblouin
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    jfblouin Senior Member

    I try to install a Gas fill and vent on my hull. I need to make an asymetric hole.

    I can find a good hole shape that keep enough lips to properly seal or to properly bolts.

    Those someone already install this kind of fill or have a template.
     

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  2. FAST FRED
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    FAST FRED Senior Member

    I would make a pattern or template to fit under your part, that will seal OK.

    A jig saw with an abrasive rather than teeth cuts fiberglass better than a blade with teeth.

    Finish to shape with a drill and a rotary bit .

    When everything fits good it is wise to seal the fresh cut edges with a bit of epoxy.

    FAST FRED
     
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