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44400RE: [SabreSailboat] Re: Leak in cabin headliner

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  • Ken Jenkins
    Aug 3, 2013

      If you screw back into the solid epoxy plug resulting from the repair, what screws do you recommend? I seem to recall somewhere seeing advice not to use wood screws, but drill the epoxy and use sheet metal screws to cut threads in the epoxy.




      From: Sabresailboat@yahoogroups.com [mailto: Sabresailboat@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of Martin
      Sent: Friday, August 02, 2013 9:33 PM
      To: Sabresailboat@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [SabreSailboat] Re: Leak in cabin headliner



      The turning blocks on our 34II were screwed in. Since you have a leak there is probably rotted balsa core. I would carefully drill down without piercing the lower layer of glass, remove rotted balsa and fill with epoxy. That will stop the rot and give you a solid place for the screws.


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