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#11856193 - 09/29/16 04:12 PM cap off a boat?
jwcromer Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/18/06
Posts: 2395
Loc: N. Richland Hills,Texas
have a friend that wants to take the cap off his boat,is this something that can even be done?

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#11856325 - 09/29/16 06:04 PM Re: cap off a boat? [Re: jwcromer]
Seymour Bass Offline
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Registered: 04/01/08
Posts: 292
Loc: Sherman,Tx
The cap can be removed but it is difficult even for a boat professional and the hull can get warped, distorted quickly.
Need more info on the boat year and model and repairs and what is connecting the cap underneath the rub rail.
Rivets or fiberglass cloth.



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#11857810 - 09/30/16 05:05 PM Re: cap off a boat? [Re: jwcromer]
Dubee Offline
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Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 1515
Loc: Godley Tx
Yes, no problem

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#11858071 - 09/30/16 07:57 PM Re: cap off a boat? [Re: jwcromer]
the skipper Offline
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 2989
Loc: nederland, TX
You tube. They have some videos and if you Google it you will find a bunch. Depends on the boat but most can be done with nothing to special, just a lot of hard work. There's been quite a few champs that people have done on bbc.

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#11858219 - 09/30/16 09:43 PM Re: cap off a boat? [Re: Seymour Bass]
Dubee Offline
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Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 1515
Loc: Godley Tx
Originally Posted By: Seymour Bass
The cap can be removed but it is difficult even for a boat professional and the hull can get warped, distorted quickly.
Need more info on the boat year and model and repairs and what is connecting the cap underneath the rub rail.
Rivets or fiberglass cloth.

Never heard of one that had the cap glassed on. Thats funny.



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#11858868 - 10/01/16 12:39 PM Re: cap off a boat? [Re: Dubee]
the skipper Offline
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 2989
Loc: nederland, TX
Originally Posted By: Dubee
Originally Posted By: Seymour Bass
The cap can be removed but it is difficult even for a boat professional and the hull can get warped, distorted quickly.
Need more info on the boat year and model and repairs and what is connecting the cap underneath the rub rail.
Rivets or fiberglass cloth.

Never heard of one that had the cap glassed on. Thats funny.



I know a Nitro 911 cdc is glassed down. They glassed the consoles down and a couple other spots so it basically glassed down the cap. I've seen other boats that have straps of glass connecting the top to bottom. That's funny

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#11863637 - 10/04/16 08:05 AM Re: cap off a boat? [Re: jwcromer]
BODA Offline
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Registered: 06/10/14
Posts: 324
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Why would you want to do that?

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