Montauk Teak Bilge Cover Source

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Retriever
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Montauk Teak Bilge Cover Source

Postby Retriever » Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:14 pm

Where can the 8 x 9-inch teak cover for aft cockpit sump on a 1986 Montauk 17 boat be purchased?

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Phil T
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Re: Montauk Teak Bilge Cover

Postby Phil T » Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:18 pm

Contact Bob Latourelle, professional woodworker at (978) 837-8808‬.

He fabricates OEM quality replacement wood parts for Boston Whaler.
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Don McIntyre - MI
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Re: Montauk Teak Bilge Cover

Postby Don McIntyre - MI » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:10 pm

And to minimize the need for another one, coat it with a couple of coats of epoxy (without any additives, just straight), especially along the edges and the lift hole. Then a few coats of varnish. It will last much longer.

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Re: Montauk Teak Bilge Cover

Postby biggiefl » Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:12 am

Cut a piece of starboard.
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Re: Montauk Teak Bilge Cover Source

Postby jimh » Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:25 pm

Use the old cover as a pattern to cut a new one from mahogany veneer plywood. Coat with epoxy then varnish.

Install a short bungee cord to retain the cover in place using a pad eye on the underside and a pad eye on the boat cockpit bottom in the sump.

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Re: Montauk Teak Bilge Cover Source

Postby frontier » Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:33 pm

I've used a piece cut out of a WalMart cutting board. Looked and worked great.

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Re: Montauk Teak Bilge Cover Source

Postby jimh » Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:39 pm

frontier wrote:I've used a piece cut out of a WalMart cutting board. Looked and worked great.


Good idea. The term “KING Starboard” means expensive Walmart cutting board.

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Re: Montauk Teak Bilge Cover Source

Postby biggiefl » Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:02 pm

Yup....hence my post above.
On my 24th Whaler. Currently in the stable: 86 18' Outrage, 81 13' Sport(original owner), 87 11' Sport, 69 Squall(for sale cheap).

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Re: Montauk Teak Bilge Cover Source

Postby dtmackey » Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:26 pm

I've found that I need to remove the bilge cover to access my plug, so I used a scotch plastic (Velcro like) material that uses little balls and sockets to secure it and it's still easy to remove.

https://www.scotchbrand.com/3M/en_CA/scotch-brand-ca/all-products/products/~/Scotch-Extreme-Fasteners-RFD7020-clear-1-in-2-54-cm-/?N=4335+8709316+8709342+8710660+8711017+8711729+3290863752&preselect=3293786499+3294529206&rt=rud

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