|||
Current Website Support
88
Contributors
28
Subscribers
You are Not Registered
Subscribe for your gold medal ๐Ÿ…
Less Ads
Ad Free
Until Cancelled
ยฃ1
ยฃ2
ยฃ3
ยฃ5
Donate for your silver medal ๐Ÿ…
Less Ads
Ad Free
12 Months
ยฃ10
ยฃ15
ยฃ25
ยฃ50
You Will Be Helping Towards:

  • Domain Fees
  • Security Certificates
  • iOS & Android App Fees
  • Website Hosting
  • Fast Servers
  • Data Backups
  • Upkeep & Maintenance
  • Administration Costs

    Without your support the website wouldn't be what it is today.

    Please consider donating towards these fees to help keep us afloat.

    Read more

    All donations are securely managed through PayPal. Amounts donated are not published online.

    Many thanks for your kind support
  • Join Us On Social Media!
    Download The App!

    Login to Remove Ads
    Model Boats Website
    Model Boats Website
    Home
    Forum
    Build Blogs
    Media Gallery
    Boat Clubs & Lakes
    Events
    Boat Harbour
    How-To Articles
    Plans & Docs
    Useful Links
    2

















    Revisions
    Re: Need to bond wooden strip
    by david41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ( Master Seaman)
    ๐Ÿ’ฌ
















    Make Revision
    Flag
    Not knowing exactly what the purpose of the strip is, you can do either of your approaches. What I would shy away from is using polyester resin, by itself, as a glue. It is rather brittle and can be subject to failue if flexed. That said, you can use thickeners designed for polyester( most also work with epoxy resins as well) and then use the polyester as a glue. I would then add a fillet of thickened resin to the underside, or whatever is not seen, part of the strip. MAKE SURE TO ROUGHEN UP THE HULL SURFACE AND CLEAN IT WELL(USE ACETONE OR SUCH). YOU MUST REMOVE ANY WAXY SURFACE COATING. tHIS APPLIES TO EPOXY HULLS AS WELL.
    If you choose to use epoxy rather than polyester, I would again suggest thickening the resin, if helps it to stay in place as well rathe rthat running intto the hull and making a mess. And again, a fillet will stregthen the joint significantly.
    Last resort it to add a layer of glass over the stripand joining the hull, but if there is a sharp turn, say where the strip meets the hull, you may have a hard time keeping the glass from lifting a bit. The fillet help to reduce that as well.
    Hope this make sense. Just my way to skin the poor cat.



    Information provided is user generated.
    This website accepts no responsibility for any inaccuracies.
    If you believe you have sufficient knowledge to improve the quality of this article, please click the "Make Revision" button at the top of the page.


    About This Website
    Terms of Service
    Privacy Policy
    Cookies used in this website are gluten free, wheat free and dairy free. By using this website you agree to our use of cookies. More Info