55 Photos - Jul 24, 2014
Photo: the dirty chaos that is the head plumbing.  This all must be removed.Photo: under head counter - all plumbing & thru-hulls gonePhoto: removing through hull plywood backing plates in the headPhoto: all plywood plates gone from headPhoto: test fitting cloth for areas lacking tabbing under galley counterPhoto: head through hulls and bulkhed area lacking tabbing ground clean.Photo: three original head thru hulls (head intake, sink drain, and black water discharge) on port sidePhoto: two head thru hulls ground out and ready to be filled.  Will reuse 3/4" hole for head sink drain.Photo: Photo: using thickend epoxy and wood screws we built up a keel to approx 4" high at the transom.Photo: the through hull fitting on the right failed with slight pressure on a pipe wrench.  Glad I discovered this on the hard.Photo: it is all about the right tools for the job!Photo: using a chisel to remove plywood backing plates from the original thru-hull fittingsPhoto: Through Hull fittings, valves, & misc removed from PilgrimPhoto: new Marelon hull fittings and valvesPhoto: under the sinks with all plumbing & wiring gonePhoto: sole under sinks with grinding for tabbing and through hull replacement completePhoto: Photo: Photo: original galley sink drain thru hull glassed overPhoto: Photo: half the hull sanded in preparation for primerPhoto: location of original galley sink drain with fairing filler appliedPhoto: site of original galley sink drain with faring sandedPhoto: Creating pads for new seacocks. The discs in the background will be epoxied together to form a single thick pad.  The bottom layer of the square pad in the foreground has a 3" hole to accomodate a recessed thru-hull fitting in the head.Photo: exterior of starboard, vee berth lockersPhoto: jigsaw blade for cutting fiberglassPhoto: pads for seacocks completedPhoto: thru hull pad for house raw water intake installed in wet locker forward of nav station.Photo: thru-hull pad and new tabbing added below quaterberth deckPhoto: Cut away sole under sink to provide access for a new sink drain thru hull located directly below the sinks.  Site of new thru hull is outlined in black.  Old thru-hull  location is visible in background.Photo: pad for new galley sink drain installed below site of original thru hullPhoto: pad for new black water discharge thru hull installed below site of two original thru hullsPhoto: using PVC pipe and duct tape to create a plug that matches the diameter of the recessed thru hull.Photo: plugging the recessed hole from the exteriorPhoto: the inside view of the plugged recessed fittingPhoto: the first layer of the seacock pad installed atop the recessed fitting.Photo: Set up to use 1/4" machine screw to maintian alignment while epoxy curesPhoto: top piece of thru hull pad in place with epoxy curingPhoto: The exterior view of the recessed thru hull with alignment screw in placePhoto: drilling holes for the five new thru hull fittingsPhoto: 3/4" flush mount fitting for head sink drain installed with hole for 1 1/2" black water discharge to right.Photo: head sink drain seacock installed with hole for black water discharge to leftPhoto: new black water discharge seacock on left and head sink drain seacock on rightPhoto: crack on outer flange caused by over thightening the thru-hullPhoto: saw and plugPhoto: hole for engine raw water intake in starboard side aftPhoto: looking through the hole created for the engine raw water intake,  The tan colored layer is the hull and the green layer is the seacock panPhoto: 1 1/2" engine raw water  thru hull installedPhoto: engine raw water seacock installed under quarterberth deckPhoto: 1 1/2" engine raw water intake seacock installed below starboard quaterberth deckPhoto: 1 1/2' galley sink drain thru hull installedPhoto: galley sink drain seacock installedPhoto: 3/4" house raw water intake seacock installed in wet lockerPhoto: house raw water intake and strainer now located in wet locker just forward of nav station