Recent content by Elmo Graniteguy

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    Save it or strip it?

    Thanks for the input. I now plan to part her out and donate the hull to the local fire department for boat fire training. She will go down like a Viking funeral ship.
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    Save it or strip it?

    Well, I have had nearly 100 people look at this post and no one has given me a reply. I am disappointed. Upon further inspection of this boat, I have found that most of the balsa core is beyond help. I guess I will have to take her apart and try to sell the pieces. Too bad. She would have been...
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    Save it or strip it?

    I just rescued a 1978 J24 from the crusher. It has many deep hull blisters below the waterline, the floor core is rotted out, and the keel fiberglass has de-laminated. She may have frozen with water in the bilge. It has one main, jib, and spinnaker sail, and a single axle trailer. Otherwise it...
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