aluminum john boat transom sealent?
i fair bought a john boat and im trying to repair leaks in rivets and also the transom.i removed the bolts holding the wood transom on and now i privation to put it back on the boat.is there a sealer are gasket i can use to put between the aluminum and
all boats are particular -- the jon boat however is easy to repair -- you should use some heavy-duty right angle brackets to re-position a new wood transom --- cut and shape the wood for a near ''o'' tolerance to fit the rear of the boat -- go to the
metal repairs are A- made with "marine tex".there are several marine sealants thatserve as glue and sealant. check your neighbourhood marine store.
This is what i old in my old aluminium boat. on the inside of the hull where it was covered and no one was going to walk i used 3m automotive body undercoating. it worked very well. now since you are replacing the transom i would wash the undercoat
The 3M committee sealant is actually called SEAM SEALER
The same thing you see in the back of pickup trucks covering the bedsides tailor-made to the bottom side.
It does not harden but stays in place - keeps out water, and it will
5200 oceanic sealant home depot is the best price sure mineral spirits as clean up. It is mineral water cure so if you are putting it in a area that's air tight like metal to metal spray a little befog of water or it Will not cure.Hope you don't have to take it
all boats are remarkable -- the jon boat however is easy to repair -- you should use some heavy-duty right angle brackets to re-connect a new wood transom --- cut and shape the wood for a near ''o'' tolerance to fit the rear of the boat -- go to the ''glue
I just purchased a 14' semi-v aluminum boat. The transom depth, from the bottom of the boat to the rail is
about 16". How crave should the motor shaft be, 15" or 20" ?
The 15" is proper the 20 will drag an slow you down>As the transom is not straight up & down so the engine will set out and the water will come up to cavation plate>You can put dolfin fins on the motor also>I jack mine up on the tramson
How thick does a jon boat transom have to be?
I'm replacing the transom on a 14' aluminum boat. I don't recognize what the original thickness of the transom was. This year, it'll just hold a trolling motor for small creeks. I prospect to buy a used 3.5 or 5 HP gas outboard next spring for larger
Every boat I have owned has had a 1 1/2" thick transom if utilized for an outboard, regardless of the size of the outboard. Check out a chunk of "LDL" from your local homebuilding provision. You can get them in different widths from 8"
what are some ideas to rebuild my transom on my aluminum jon boat?
i have a 9.8 hp outboard i am contemporary to be sticking on it and i needs to be a max of an inch and a half. i was thinking laminating two pieces of 5/8 ABX plywood and then putting a layer or two of fiberglass over it. what do you call to mind a consider?
This would assuredly work a couple things to consider
1) Use an epoxy resin instead of polyester resin with the fiberglass. the epoxy resin binds with the wood giving a much stronger shackles and will also bond with the aluminum to some degree