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Cockpit rims are the most problematic area

Delete this post Submitted by Jim <> on 10/Feb/2018 in reply to Thoughts on why the Jackson's have cracked cockpit rims? posted by SteveL on 10/Feb/2018


when it comes to molding, the cockpit are is the most difficult area to do because of the shape and differing thicknesses involved. It hasn't been an issue at JK though. Wave sport had a run of boats with cokpit issues years back. It was because of thinner plastic in the rims, from what I understand, which I think they corrected in the mold

JK had some issues with boats cracking when they outsourced boats years back for molding, because the molder was short cooking which caused the boats to be more brittle.

Now JK does everything in house, with some of the best molders in the business. They also have a very strict quality control process, which is quite impressive. I have been to the factory in TN about a dozen times, and can attest to the quality of the people and product that goes into the manufacturing process there. It's impressive

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