Last weekend I molded little epoxy
'islands' around four shroud
chainplates to make them more waterproof as a recent article by Don Casey explained. I buttered the chainplates with car wax, held them in with only two bolts each so I could wiggle them a bit while the epoxy
cured, then left. I will return next week to see the result.
IF the wax fails and the chainplates are potted to the deck
, is that a disaster? I mean, if the varying shroud
tension moves all of the chainplate, deck
and bulkhead together rather than the chainplate slipping a little through the deck as usual, will something break?
Anxious in Narragansett