I am confident that no drop of water is going to find a home in those pieces of wood. 5. I replaced and reinforced the stringers, then set the new floor in place, working from the back to the front of the boat. I had no particular reason to work from the back to the front--it just seemed easier. I screwed them down
That's why I recommend that every pontoon owner learn about the deck of their boat, as well as how to protect, maintain, repair and replace it—even Pros: Lightweight, strong and usually defect-free, this wood is constructed with waterproof glue so that water and high humidity won't cause it to deteriorate.
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I found your website while searching for the proper way to replace a small front fishing platform, from which the seat post socket has ripped out due to the wood rotting under the thin fiberglass cover. Here are some pictures of what I am talking about (front bow picture is FYI, no damage there):. This front fishing deck appears
Total deck weight works out to ~135 lbs with the 1 inch and ~100 lbs with the 3 4. The 3 4 plywood I removed would have been ~165 lbs.. Replacing with 1 2 plywood would end up ~110 lbs before epoxy glass. Anyway so splitting hairs worry about weight, the ceder is in the ballpark. Any recommendations
This part of the boat is usually just a layer of plywood screwed down to the top of stringers and frames. But once the moisture damage occurs, the only repair is to replace the affected plywood. I will describe floor replacement in a runabout, but a pontoon deck would be repaired in much the same way.