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Building a Fishing Kayak Cooler #11: Fitting the Lid

05-06-2019 06:57 PM by DustyMark | 0 comments »

I decided to fit the lid before fiberglassing it and coating it with epoxy. I fitted the handles as well. Plane 3/16” spacers to set the hinge gap. The compression of the weatherstripping was perfect for this application. I used these same stainless steel hinges in my teardrop camper build. I installed the hinges closer to the outside edge than I had planned. It seemed this would be sturdier with the force of compressing the weatherstripping along the outside edges. I...

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Building a Fishing Kayak Cooler #3: Prep Work for Interior Fiberglassing

05-01-2019 05:56 AM by DustyMark | 0 comments »

Rounded the Edges I didn’t have enough time to fiberglass tonight, but I did some prep work so I can get right to it tomorrow. All the edges are rounded over and the entire cooler is sanded. The cable tie holes are filled with epoxy putty. This Rot Doctor filler is buttery smooth and easy to work with. It was left over from my teardrop camper build. Hefty Cooler The cooler weighs in at 12 pounds without a top or fiberglass. I’ll likely fiberglass only t...

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