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by Arjuna
Sat Apr 11, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Hull and Deck
Topic: Hull bulging and cracking under main bulkhead
Replies: 8
Views: 11775

Re: Hull bulging and cracking under main bulkhead

Howdy friends so after a little bit of work and a lot of fiberglassing I think I have fixed. I’m still not 100% sure I I think it was oil canning that caused the problem. I removed the “steel wing” thats bolted to the mast truss and it was 100% fine. Not a speck of rust to be seen. Seams the later m...
by Arjuna
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Hull and Deck
Topic: Hull bulging and cracking under main bulkhead
Replies: 8
Views: 11775

Re: Hull bulging and cracking under main bulkhead

Hi there peter, it’s a 1978 not sure witch hull number exactly. A failed mast step was what I originally thought but the effected areas are so far from the keel. Mid way up the waterline and on both port and starboard side of the hull. I think it’s right in the corner of the hanging locker on one si...
by Arjuna
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: Hull and Deck
Topic: Beaching Legs
Replies: 6
Views: 10212

Re: Beaching Legs

Hay man I remember seeing your Vega online years ago when I Was trying to figure out how to build a set for myself.

Have you had any luck with some legs for your Ballad? I also love the idea of being able to dry out from time to time.
by Arjuna
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Hull and Deck
Topic: Hull bulging and cracking under main bulkhead
Replies: 8
Views: 11775

Hull bulging and cracking under main bulkhead

Howdy friends. I got my self in a bit of a conundrum, hauled the new boat for what was hopefully just a quick yard trip to scrape and paint the bottom and have run into trouble. I have two bulges in the hull about on either side of the boat. Look like they are right on the edges of the main bulk hea...