Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 26 March 2013, 23:39   #1
Member
 
tworotorturbo's Avatar
 
Country: USA
Town: San Francisco Bay
Boat name: SRMN 600
Make: Zodiac
Length: 6m +
Engine: Honda 90
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 477
New console. Screws or bolts?

Just got me a new console. The SR4 has the original 4 threaded fittings. Should I use four bolts and large washers or just use a ton of screws? The console is fiberglass on the bottom too but it doesnt seem too thick. I also plan to squirt a load of sikaflex under it too. Also, by any chance, does anyone know what size bolts I can use for those threaded fittings?




__________________

__________________
tworotorturbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27 March 2013, 05:30   #2
Member
 
Country: Ireland
Town: Castlebar
Boat name: Clewless
Make: Valiant DR 490
Length: 4m +
Engine: 60 hp ETEC
MMSI: Awaitng one
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 1,238
RIBase
Thats a Valiant/ murcury console. I had one which I removed off the boat at christmas. It was screwed down and bonded with sika flex. I disliked the console for several reasons
1) it was to low for me when I was in the sitting position.
2) it was a bast*rd to carry out any work on the inside due to the location of the access hatch.


TSM
__________________

__________________
two stroke mick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 March 2013, 00:13   #3
Member
 
tworotorturbo's Avatar
 
Country: USA
Town: San Francisco Bay
Boat name: SRMN 600
Make: Zodiac
Length: 6m +
Engine: Honda 90
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 477
Thanks. What did you do with the old console? They are hard to find used over on this side of the pond. I had to pay about $1500 including shipping. The height seems OK for me, but I know what you mean about the location of the hatch. With my deck curving upward toward the sides, I cant even open it more than 45 degrees because the hatch door hits the hull.

And for future reference, if anyone needs the size for the bolts they are M10-1.50.
__________________
tworotorturbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 March 2013, 02:02   #4
Member
 
Country: Netherlands
Town: groningen
Boat name: tess, searanger
Make: sailer, avon 5,4
Length: 8m +
Engine: inboard, suzuki 90
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 95
Hi,
I would use the bolts and if the poly is to thin (or not) I really would use the sikaflex (thought it was 291 ) to. A friend of mine built his own console (and I did to) he only used polymeric glue like sikaflex. And that's for 4 years now and still.strong using it up to windforce 9 wave heights of 4m.
I would.probably use the bolts to if I had but no screws.

Ref.
Bert
__________________
diverbert is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:44.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.