Making a Shim to Mount Hardware

Finished custom shim for hardware

One of the projects in refurbishing the Key West Sportsman is installing a new trolling motor.  And of course there’s a mounting block for quick release of the motor.  I call it a puck.  At any rate, the deck of the boat where this puck will be mounted isn’t level, and it needs to be bolted securely without warping it.  That means we need to make a custom shim. Continue reading “Making a Shim to Mount Hardware”