Valco 21 Bayrunner Baja rebuild

Valco 21 Bayrunner Baja rebuild.  Severe electrolysis damage to hull plates from bow to stern.  Boat was a total loss with out a complete hull bottom replacement.

bow view

bow view

Valco 21 hull bottom replacement

Valco 21 hull bottom replacement

 

Valco 21 hull bottom plate replacement

Valco 21 hull bottom plate replacement

Valco 21 hull plates removed

Valco 21 hull plates removed

valco 21 hull plate removal

valco 21 hull plate removal

transom welded in place

transom welded in place

Transom removed

Transom removed

3/16 c channel transom replacement frame

3/16 c channel transom replacement frame

electrolysis pitting in bottom hull plates

electrolysis pitting in bottom hull plates

Unrepairable electrolysis to bottom of hull

Unrepairable electrolysis to bottom of hull

Cutting out hull plates with plasma cutter inside of factory stitch welds

Cutting out hull plates with plasma cutter inside of factory stitch welds

valco 21 hull plate removal

valco 21 hull plate removal

flipping boat over

flipping boat over

peeling remaining hull from frame members

peeling remaining hull from frame members

bow plate removal

bow plate removal

This is what lives under the frame members

This is what lives under the frame members

removing transom

removing transom

Transom removed

Transom removed

fitting new hull plates

fitting new hull plates

Making template for new bow hull plates

Making template for new bow hull plates

cutting bow hull plates

cutting bow hull plates

welding hull plates together

welding hull plates together

Keel tack welded inplace

Keel tack welded in place

 

Fitting hull plates

Fitting hull plates to hull sides

Tack welding hull plates to keel and side plate transition panel

Tack welding hull plates to keel and side plate transition panel

Valco 21 hull bottom plate replacement

Valco 21 hull bottom plate replacement

Bottom hull plates welded in reading to start fitting transom

Bottom hull plates welded in reading to start fitting transom

 

Hull welded in place

Hull welded in place

Valco 21 transom cut out on Cnc plasma table

Valco 21 transom cut out on Cnc plasma table

3/16 c channel transom replacement frame

3/16 c channel transom replacement frame

transom skin fitted in place

transom skin fitted in place

bow view

Valco 21 bayrunner Baja bottom hull and transom replacement

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bow view