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Old 10-05-2011, 16:21   #16
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Electric screwdriver...

I looked at hinges and catches for the floorboards on Boracay, but they were expensive and time consuming and tricky to install.

I decided to use 8g screws. With a small electric screwdriver its only a few seconds to remove each panel, and if I'm doing a bit of maintenance they can stay unscrewed.

The new electric screwdrivers seem to hold their charge very well.
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Old 10-05-2011, 16:32   #17
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Re: Flying Floorboards

There are some interesting pictures here

Sailing Yacht Nereida - January 7th, 2011
I especially thought the interior was quite well decorated.

If these pictures aren't enough to convince people to fasten the floorboards and properly stow gear when at sea, I don't know what will.
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Re: Flying Floorboards

No interior pictures but if you scroll down to Nov.9 entry you will see a French Sloop that was rolled twice off of SA. A short description of the exterior damage to a very strong boat.

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I find stick n stick velcro with a coupla 'pins' very good...
But then nothing under the bilges so.....
Stops squeaking as well..
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