many older boats like ours are rotted and/or damaged to the point where it takes enormous man-hours to bring it back into shape. if that work is being done $45/hour you'll quickly go broke. between the engine rebuild, the floor and transom replacement, seats, carpet, etc. i'm going to have about $3500 in my boat.
if you run studs spend the money on the rubber mats the length of the trailer. the carbides don't do much damage, you could also invest in some of the ski boots for driving your sleds on the trailer. be a lot cheaper then replacing luan all the time and then having to replace your floor due to rot instead of wear.
rv water leaks: possible causes and treatments. in writing about our personal experiences, we sometimes mention products or services that we use or recommend. this page may contain affiliate links for which we receive a commission. because water is pooling up on the floor at the rear corners of the unit doesnt always mean the moisture is
it is always recommended to use the same thickness as the plywood the coosa would be replacing. if you are adding this floor from scratch the thickness needed would really depend on how it it is supported underneath. if you would like to discuss the specifics of your project please feel free to give us a call and we can go over some options for
can someone tell me the difference between marine plywood and pressure treated plywood.. i am replacing the floor in my smoker craft challenger and was wondering which one to use. i guessing marine is more money but is it worth it.
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easiest way to replace a rotted floor in a 14 ft. fiberglass boat.? i have an old fourteen foot tri-hull design ozark boat and trailer, with a 50 hp. johnson engine. i let it go to pot, and the floor is rotted out, it had been rebuilt without allowing for drainage to the drain hole. that is one reason it rotted out.
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hello, i have a 1989 ski challenger with a rotten floor. i have torn out the floor and am seeking the most economical, but still durable, solution to replacing the floor. the carpet is in good shape so i do not care about looks. first question: 1. marine plywood v.s. pt plywood? i plan to cover it with fiberglass and resin anyway so does it matter?
re: replacing boat floor it's a 1980s era bayliner. if the floor is rotted, you've got more problems than just the floor. very good chance you'll have to replace the stringers as well, and give the transom a very close look for any rot, too. they usually rot from the bottom up, starting at the stringers.
for that reason, i prefer to glue down the flooring, even though its suppose to be floating. i dont think it matters since a rv is so small, the floor wont expand/contract like a family room floor in a house. so i wondered how you keep the slide floor from moving since you didnt glue it?
a rotting boat floor spells disaster, but so does a bad repair. if youre going to save money with self-repair, learn what not to do. 4 mistakes to avoid when repairing a rotting boat floor you cannot repair the boat floor while rotten wood remains as it will only continue to rot. once you are confident that the rotten sections have
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re: cost for floor deck repair/replacement if it just needs a starter he would instal and ask $1000.00 and so would you plan on more repairs to the motor, double the cost at least, and if all it needs is a starter, you win. the rotted floor, as stated above is never just 'a rotted floor', plan on full deck, stringers, and transom.
2 thoughts on the challenger revival, part 8: the crispy frame rail and more sheetmetal rot removal john january 11, 2020 at 5:39 am. in the late 50s chysler had an unofficial policy of planned obsolescence, building cars that would wear out fast so consumers would buy new.
how to replace a 1970 dodge challenger trunk floor since then, the trunk extensions have now rotted away so it's time to pull it all out and make it right again. see all 19 photos. 2.
i think what they are saying about being immune to rot, is that there are very very few, if any boats from this era that do not have some signs of water intrusion, which eventually turns into a full blown stringer job. the po of my boat swore up and down that the floor was solid. there is not a dry piece of wood in my boat.
all these threads about stringer replacement have me worried. my '88 mariah appears sound - engine mounts are all solid - but i have had some rot in the floor under the captain's chair and i do have a small soft spot in the floor near the port-side of the engine box. i removed the rotted wood under the captain's chair and replaced it with plastic marine lumber about 4 years ago.
the ski challenger is a good example of solid value. with high-tech computer design and manufacturing software, bayliner designers are able to capitalize both on sophisticated software that 'fine-tunes' a boat to any requirements and on a vast library of practical experience.
how to replace a floor in a boat the need for a new boat floor becomes inevitable when the floor has a soft, spongy feel that is a sure sign of dry rot. however, the need for replacing a boat floor does not mean the end of your boating days. you can replace your floor in a short amount of time and with minimal labor.
re: 1989 ski challenger advice welcome to iboats i've never heard of a bayliner ski challenger this is the bayliner area . if it is a bayliner, it will have an omc motor and cobra outdrive. treat the outdrive well because you may have a hard time finding someone to repair it.
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a collision can damage your dodge challenger in an instant, or it can gradually decay from rust. regardless of the cause, we have the replacement body parts for the repair.