Posted by: suliere | January 17, 2013

New Pad Eyes Are In

DCIM100GOPRO

Yes they are big … in fact overkill, but after the issues on this with other SF50’s boats from St Francis, its nice to be ahead of the curve in avoiding the problems.

PadEyeOld

Yes this is the old backing plate to the old pad eye – out on a thin sheet of lywood that would not distribute any load and then right at the edge!!

PadEyeNewInstalled

 

This is the new installation – notice the raised reinforced section that was factory fitted right in the front of the the image – this was never used so we had to fit new reinforcement in front of it.

Winch work proceeding well except for the chap receiving an AC electric shock from of asll things the water top up reservoir for the starboard engine so now we have an electrician coming in the morning.! Take one off the list of jobs and add one to it. 🙂

 

 

 


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: