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Tiki 21beam repair
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I bought a tiki 21 this summer. Its generally in good condition. I did notice that the beams needed some new paint, but when I got them into my shop, it turned out to be a little worse than expected.…Continue

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Ian Bamsey replied to Rune M. Christensen's discussion Tiki 21beam repair
"Hi Rune, Good luck with the repairs. Here's an earlier discussion about  beam rot that you might find useful. I would recommend epoxy coating your wood. Make sure the temperature is high enough for the epoxy to be runny and the…"
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Axel replied to Rune M. Christensen's discussion Tiki 21beam repair
"You don't say how or what the beams were painted with and while modern paints are very good they don't last forever and are not foolproof.  They do require inspection, maintenance and sometimes repair. As well as being only as strong…"
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Tiki 21beam repair

I bought a tiki 21 this summer. Its generally in good condition. I did notice that the beams needed some new paint, but when I got them into my shop, it turned out to be a little worse than expected. Many small cracks in the paint mainly along the edges of the beams had allowed much water ingress and some rot. Also it turned out the builder had not epoxy coated the holes for the bolts that holds the end-cleats. So there was bad wood there too.SO I will strip the paint as much as possible, and…See More
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I am:
A home builder, I own a Wharram
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
Finished my Hitia 17 summer 2014
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Denmark, Esbjerg
About me or us?
Built a Hitia 17.
Now also own a tiki 21

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