Go Back   TeamTalk > Maintenance Tips, How-tos and Refurbishing Topics > General / Other

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-10-2013, 10:34 PM
catamount catamount is offline
TT Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Boat: 1987 ProStar 190
Location: Vermont
Posts: 414
Best practice for bolting things (battery box) to floor?

I need to secure a 2nd battery box to the floor under my bow, and wondering what the best practice is before I start punching holes through fiberglass. Does this compromise the integrity of the underlying panel at all?

Just wondering how the rest of you get the nerve/confidence to drive a screw down through the floor.

Help?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-12-2013, 06:40 AM
CantRepeat's Avatar
CantRepeat CantRepeat is online now
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Boat: 06 X30
Location: Roll Tide!!
Posts: 8,256
I think the only thing I have screwed to the "floor" (inside bottom of the boat) are the two bilge pumps. I haven't look but I would imagine the under floor ballast tanks are screw to it as well but I'm betting where something is screwed to the floor MC made that area thicker or has reenforcing built into it.
__________________
Tim
Gone, surfing.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:12 PM.