Mirror Dinghy?

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GregHBBR GregHBBR
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Mirror Dinghy?

Anyone fancy finishing this one?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sailing-Boat-/161401707307
Greg Chapman
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Re: Mirror Dinghy?

GregHBBR wrote
Have a look at the photo of the bottom first. It's obvious water has got in to the ply. At the very least it would need drying, epoxying and glassing. (and probably all the tape replacing)

That said - it's a lot cheaper than a kit, but would need to be looked at before spending proper money on it.

Hmmm, Norfolk to Weston and back is 540 miles = 60L diesel = £80 ...

Simon
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Re: Mirror Dinghy?

I agree with Simon - there could be serious water damage that has soaked through the gaps in WBP ply, or at least mould.

And yes the exterior tape is already peeling away which suggests the chap used polyester resin, well known for peeling away when water gets underneath.

It will need quite a bit of work I expect, cheap though.

-Paul
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Re: Mirror Dinghy?

Hi,
I have some Mirror spars and sails if anyone fancies having a go at finishing it.
Steve