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1957 Century 15' 'Palomino' Boat Ressurection

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'57 Century 15' 'Palomino' #4: Damage Inspection Time

03-21-2016 09:43 PM by gdcarpenter | 3 comments »

When I went to see the boat I noticed the crude chine replacement, done from inside the boat. There were also fiberglass patches in the area, but no signs of significant rot. The hull is batten and plank construction. 3/8” thick by about 5” wide planks. Apparently the year my boat was bullt Century used ‘Phillipine Mahogany”, as opposed to “African Mahogany” in other years. Battens are white oak. In this photo you can see the ‘new’ batten and ‘new’ gusset. All the gussets were pretty bad and will be replaced – I’m leaning towards 1/2” MDO epoxied in place for the gussets , as opposed to original screwed in...

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