Chain Plates Location

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joewis
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Chain Plates Location

Post by joewis » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:33 am

Building a Glen-L 14 and it looks like the chain plates are attached to the coaming. Is this the best or are there any other ideas? Thank you.

dbischa
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Re: Chain Plates Location

Post by dbischa » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:58 pm

Most of the photos on the Glen-L website show the chain plates on the coaming (on the inside) and one has them on the side planking. I built the Glen-L 13 and the plans for it have them bolted through the side planking (with blocking). I would have thought the side planking would be stronger than the coaming. What do the Glen-L 14 plans specifically say?

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