• Rebuilding A Foam Cored Rudder Part 3

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014

    I don’t think there’s any additional info to include with this video; I suspect everything was pretty straight forward.. If you have any Q’s please post them below! Thanks

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Rebuilding A Foam Cored Rudder Part 2

The foam that I used in this video was a #16 closed cell urethane foam supplied by US-Composites. Here’s a link to their foam page for spec’s and pricing. In total I believe I used roughly 4 gallons (2 gal of part A, and 2 gal of part B) for this rudder which was for a Freedom 35. When doing this type of repair, it really helps to have the rudder mounted on a couple of saw horses. This allows good access to all sides…

Rebuilding A Foam Cored Rudder Part 1

There will be more follow up videos showing the entire process start to finish. If you have any Q’s please post them below! Thanks for watching

Sanding And Finishing Gelcoat

I think the video pretty much explains everything. If you have any Q’s on what was covered please leave a comment below Thanks for watching!

Applying Gelcoat

Getting to the point of applying your color matched gelcoat is one of the last steps in finishing off your repair(s). In the video I mentioned that there were 2 common ways to do this; spraying or brushing.. While brushing the gelcoat has it’s advantages, it isn’t always the best approach. For small patches such as chips, dings, scratches and small repairs I believe that it is the most efficient both in prep time and application. However in situations where the repair spot is much…

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