Cleat installation

Since the interior paneling will go in before the boat is painted, I decided to install the midship cleats over the epoxy printer.  I’ll have to mask around the cleats when I paint in a few months. The original cleats did not have a backing plate, so I added a 5/16″ 5086 Aluminum plate. Then an  EPDM pad to separate the pieces and butyl  sealant above and below the cleat to waterproof the holes.img_1002 img_1003 img_1004 img_1005 img_1006

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s