Joel Sauder
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  • Lewiston, ID
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Dry compartment gasket material?
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For those of you with dry compartments, what sort of gasket material do use use for the seal? Neoprene? Foam? Weather Stripping?  Just looking to find out what works well and what doesn't. Joel Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by lhedrick Jan 22, 2011.

 

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Joel Sauder replied to Brian P. DiLenge's discussion Wooden Boat Festival in Riggins
"My boat still is not finished, but I would come down from Lewiston if someone would let me ride in their boat. Or I could borrow my buddies ugly wooden boat. Let me know if it gets scheduled. "
Mar 26, 2014
Joel Sauder replied to Russ Tuter's discussion First River trip
"I am no expert, but i would think that you would want enough that your blades still submerged fully and quickly so it would not mess with your oaring rhythm.  Cataract makes a counter weight oar sleeve that is 4 lbs.  You…"
Jul 3, 2011
Joel Sauder replied to Dave Z's discussion Flyfisher Skiffs Are DONE!
"Very nice job. Good luck getting them covered in fish slime!   J  "
May 23, 2011
Joel Sauder replied to Kelly Neu's discussion Gunwale Design Question
"I wonder of you used a tar or pine resin sealer on the seams if that would help it go up in flames.  Some day, Some Day.    "
May 3, 2011
Joel Sauder replied to Kelly Neu's discussion Gunwale Design Question
"I have to say, after watching Brad build Edith, I got at wild hare to do something similar here in Idaho. Now building a full size sweep boat built from rough lumber and running it down the Salmon is on my bucket list, as is the…"
May 3, 2011
lhedrick replied to Joel Sauder's discussion Dry compartment gasket material?
"Like you mentioned, I used Neoprene strips.  I got it in 25 foot rolls about 1 inch wide 1/8 thick.  I epoxied it in place.  Worked well."
Jan 22, 2011
justin nicola replied to Joel Sauder's discussion Dry compartment gasket material?
"went to a boat show yesterday and was climbing all over all sorts of boats.  the nicest ones had "D" shaped neoprene weather stripping, which holds up better than most (i asked the contender rep).   "
Jan 22, 2011
Kelly Neu replied to Joel Sauder's discussion Dry compartment gasket material?
"I used closed cell foam.  It works o kay.  I have heard good reviews for auto gasket."
Jan 21, 2011
justin nicola replied to Joel Sauder's discussion Dry compartment gasket material?
"ive used marine weather stripping from lowes on both my center consoles in the past w/ ok results.  i am sure there is a better (and more expensive) product out there, but it does the job.  just make sure area is clean prior to…"
Jan 20, 2011
Joel Sauder replied to Hal Jaeke's discussion Good oar sockets
"I am look for some as well. it will be interesting to see what others suggest. Due to the gunnel design on the boat I am building I want a flush side mount.  The best I have been able to find is…"
Jan 7, 2011
Joel Sauder replied to Jordan Davis's discussion Seat Frame Pattern
"If you don't mind I would like a copy of your pattern. I need to make a couple seats for my boat. joel_sauder at hotmail dot com   Thanks,   Joel  "
Dec 18, 2010

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