Stem / Stern Inserts (5 of 5)

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Finished Chines – The chines are now ready for attachment to the 1/2″ HDPE stem plates. Note that the inside edge is sloped to fit flush against the stem plate.

Riveting – The flattened 12″ inserts are riveted inside the stringers at bow and stern. Drill and pull 3 rivets centered on the portion of the 5/8″ insert inside the 3/4″ stringer.

The keel will next be bent to create the bow and stern before the HDPE stem plates are attached.

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