non-wood transom wood substitute. discussion in 'fiberglass and composite boat building' started by fastglass, aug 14, 2011. joined: aug 2011 threre are several excellent choices that are becoming very common in boat building. penske board and coosa board are just two of the more common ones. steve keysdisease, aug 14,
i certainly think that you are on the right track to pursue the use of a non wood product to replace the transom board in your boat. one only has to do the research to find the thousands of boat transoms that are replaced every year due to the moisture effects on the wood in boats that have wood transoms.
budget wise, it's very difficult to find something better than wood. this said, there are alternatives, such as cossa board and other materials. they'll cost more, but many aren't subject to the issues wood can have, locked up in a boat's bilge. so, figure out what your goals are, which will likely make the material choices quite limited.
my 'newbie mistake' was thinking that i was pitching my transom material question solely to those into metal boat building/rebuilding on the metal boat building forum, which i presumed would be a much smaller group with a narrower focus; i was hoping there was a firmly held consensus there. i would not have intentionally posted such an open
b. use of transom jigs. an alternative method that does not require retooling before being able to utilize the carbonbond pourable transom compound material involves the use of reusable transom jigs, although other material will work also. after the hull is laminated, the jig is set in place and taped all around.
corelite board is 27% lighter than plywood. saving you weight, weatherproof and delivering excellent screw retention. corelite pvc is a cross-linked pvc foam core with outstanding strength-to-weight ratios, ideal for boat building. corelite pet is a next-generation pet foam core with good mechanical properties.
we replace a rotted transom on on a 1989 pursuit 2650 with rigid no-rot coosa board coosa panels are used throughout the marine industry as an alternative to wood and other core materials on
a fillet is a radius of putty that allows fiberglass to make a turn around an angle. fiberglass and 90 degrees do not fare well together. all inside corners of transom should have a round fillet. tabbing unto the hull bottom and sides: the next step is the tabbing of the transom core to the sides and bottom of the hull.
transom replacement function of the transom. stripping rotten untreated plywood from the transom's fiberglass skin. the transom of a power boat is the strongest part of the vessel. it has to transmit the full power of the engine to the rest of the hull, as well as carry the pounding of the hull back to the engine.
here we took a 1976 steury v416c vee bottom runabout speed boat and restore the rotten plywood inside the transom fiber board. this is the best and easiest way to restore fiberglass boat transom
a look at what is possible when removing rotten plywood board from the fiberglass transom/stern. there is no better way that doing it correctly. this is fiberglass boat improve construction. here
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capt. pauleys boat shop: replacing a transom from start to finish material is artists foam board. you can tape smaller pieces together with masking tape to get the sizes you need
shame to cover up that nice wood with fiberglass. really. the transom board on an aluminum boat doesn't get all that much water. why not put a couple of coats of polyurethane on that pretty wood and let it show? seriously, it's not like the wood is soaked in water, since it's up on the top of the transom area.
go with a full composite transom board. this will be the last transom board that you every have to put into your boat. don't use wood - it will just be a matter of time until it will rot and it will have to be replaced again.
i sent an e-mail to lund a couple of weeks ago requesting the current policy and parts availability for composite transom boards for lund boats. the following is the response from lund boats: 'hello we don't have a list per say and not all of them are converted over to composite as of yet.
the following transom repair method allows the fiberglass skin repair to be limited to the transom without having to wrap around the corners. the method leaves enough fiberglass around the perimeter of the transom for a proper bevel, yet allows enough access so the damaged core can be removed and replaced.
replacing transom board wood on an old aluminum boat. jtstarvinmarvin. participant. woodbury, mn. in my duck boat i used a 1 x 6 piece of solid composite decking. its a little pricey, but it sure beats having to replace it every few years or having to seal the hell out of a piece of wood. in-depth outdoors tv schedule. airing on
airex pxc board is high density, glass-reinforced urethane foam panel. applications include rotted plywood transom replacement in outboard motor installations. also used as a foam or balsa core replacement when thru-bolting deck hardware, plywood replacement for small-boat cockpit soles, under-deck autopilot installations etc
this is an in depth video of how to replace a boat transom. this took a lot of time to figure out how to do everything correctly. the boat is a 1986 lund predator and it can be viewed on many of
transom core alternatives. composite transom material. does anyone here have personal experience with airex pxc board? or corecell? or divinycell h80? im always looking for some way to get the wood out of transoms when i replace them but so far i havent found anything cost effective and durable enough. ive seen some foam transoms compress