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Old 08-11-2018, 08:49 AM   #21
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Touch up paint using some commercial grade paint and adhesive. Not a perfect match, but good enough for this project.
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Old 08-11-2018, 08:52 AM   #22
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Dry fit of the door.
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Old 08-11-2018, 08:57 AM   #23
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New holes drilled through trailer-block-alum plate. 4mmx.7 40mm long stainless steel machine screws. Just long enough.
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Old 08-11-2018, 08:58 AM   #24
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Brutal tape under hinges.
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Done. Door swings like a breeze. It will take a few days for the hinges to settle into the brutal tape so I'll need to retighten the nuts a few times before I reglass the cutouts in the inner wall and reattach the ensolite.
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Great work Lyle!! Thanks for the detailed explanation and photos.
Wow tedious, but will result in a lasting repair.
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Thanks, but what can I do? I'm a label maker short of OCD!
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Last of the pics. Glassed a couple of small tabs at the corners to hold the cut-out section of the inner wall as I glassed it in.
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1" matting to glass in the inner wall sections. I left an inch or so open for access if that becomes necessary.
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One strip was enough. A bit raggety, but all will be hidden behind the ensolite.
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Nothing left to do except reattach the ensolite.
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Thanks for the pics and explanations. My door seems solid but gelcoat is wearing off where the bottom of the door must be rubbing. Gap is different at top from bottom.

I like using bolts rather than screws and filling with resin and glass to eliminate any rot happening.
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