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ISO rubber Southbay rubrail for Blackjack rehab

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ISO rubber Southbay rubrail for Blackjack rehab
I searched for awhile, and came up blank. I know someone posted a source for the edging used on the Southbays? I find this: 1-1/8?? X 1-1/4?? FLEXIBLE RUB RAIL TACO Marine

The insert that goes with it likely makes a clean installation, but before I decide to spend $400! Perhaps someone has left over? I can reuse what I have but a piece is missing.

Dave Diefenderfer
Manassas, VA

"Once you set out to build a boat, throw away your square. And if you work on her after she's launched, throw away your level." author unknown

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Ever think of making a wood rub rail?
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Humm, have not thought of doing that. This Blackjack is similar to the SouthBay in that the top and bottom are glued together with a extended seam. The angles on the BJ are sharper than the SB, but I suppose I could do something with the composite materials that can be heated and shaped. Either mill it from solid stock, or glue up a C shape that with likely bond better than the rubber does. I will mess with some pieces and see how difficult that might be.

Dave Diefenderfer
Manassas, VA

"Once you set out to build a boat, throw away your square. And if you work on her after she's launched, throw away your level." author unknown

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thats a great idea making it two piece and running a router or sander after glueing it up. Some of the new plastic trim. He Steve, what do you think?
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I have the exact rub rail, redid my South Bay 2 years ago and took awhile to find but I found it. Get back to with a Direct Message soon




12' Higbee, 14' South Bay, 17' Polarkraft
South Jersey
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Ross, thank you. Of course, I suspect I will need just more than 25ft.

Dave Diefenderfer
Manassas, VA

"Once you set out to build a boat, throw away your square. And if you work on her after she's launched, throw away your level." author unknown

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Sent you message, but for anyone else who is ever looking... also they sell it up to 100 feet I think

Part number: 8507K84

McMaster-Carr




12' Higbee, 14' South Bay, 17' Polarkraft
South Jersey
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Dave-I'm planning on taking the top off of my blackjack in the next couple of weeks. There is rot in the transom. Did you have to mess with that?
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Greg, not sure yet. I was getting tiny ants all over the hull when I brought it our into the sun and heat. Finally on Father's day, by son, SIL and myself flipped over the hull and set her in the shop to address the bottom. I found small holes at the transom hull interface joints. A quick spray with ant killer and I no longer see any more. I plan to pull the drain tub and do an inspection.

Dave Diefenderfer
Manassas, VA

"Once you set out to build a boat, throw away your square. And if you work on her after she's launched, throw away your level." author unknown

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I bought 1" drip hose and carefully (easily) slice it down the middle and it works great for my South Bay