What should I remove first, Transom or Stringers?

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by merrile, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. merrile
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    merrile Junior Member

    The sole is out should I take out the transom first and replace it then move onto the stringers?
     
  2. mydauphin
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    Neither, but removing the transom will cause you to sink first...
     
  3. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    It really doesn't matter, though you may encounter stringer to transom relationships issues, when re-doing the transom core, so I'd recommend the transom first.
     

  4. merrile
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    merrile Junior Member

    Kinda what I though but common sense isn't alway a common virtue!!!!
    :p

    Oh what I wanted to do the transom first anyways!
     
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