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66987Re: [bolger] Re: Long Term Immersion of Micro-series Salient Keels

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  • BruceHallman
    Oct 6 8:56 AM
      On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 8:41 PM, Pat <patjah@...> wrote:
      > mousture on the interior. By sealing you gain 150lbs of extra
      > flotation which could be offset by internal ballast in the form of
      > water tanks or sand bags ect.

      This extra flotation is down low, exactly where you don't want it.

      In the Long Micro, the 532 pounds of 'down low' lead ballast is
      'negated' by 150 lbs of 'down low' air buoyancy, and made less

      The flooded keel can be seen as being as water ballast in the Micro designs.
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