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Re: CYOA - Delaminated and weeping

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  • ratherbnnc
    Thanks for the info Bruce. As always, I appreciate the help. Watt Jones C-26 Belhaven/Wake Forest NC
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 3, 2010
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      Thanks for the info Bruce. As always, I appreciate the help.


      Watt Jones
      C-26
      Belhaven/Wake Forest NC


      --- In columbiasailingyachts@yahoogroups.com, Kbjmjrb@... wrote:
      >
      > If the water is in the resin, then you are going to have to grind out all
      > the wet stuff and repair with something like chopped glass and epoxy. I would
      > suggest using a Dremel or die grinder with a small burr to grind around and
      > have alook. Just plugging a drilled hole is not a good idea. It really
      > needs to be tapered, preferably on both sides, to get a good repair.
      >
      >
      > Bruce K
      > Challenger # 74, "Ouroboros"
      > Los Lunas, NM
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hello Folks..Been awhile since i have been here but still look at the
      > > postings every now and then. I do have one question of the group.
      > > Recently I was able to get down to the boat and had to rebed all of the
      > > cabin windows and the forward hatch. Seems water was seeping in when it would
      > > rain as normal. Also spent some time installing the boat oven.
      > > My question is, while on this repair job we found a place in the cabin
      > > sole that was weeping water. I am sure it was from a 1/4" hole that was
      > > drilled in the boat ( by the boatyard people) when it was on dry land and being
      > > stored. My friend tried to fill the hole with resin and re-glass the outside
      > > and apparently it is still weeping slowly. The general areas ( about 2
      > > inches in diameter is soft and de laminating).
      > > Any suggestions for repairing this. We are planning to take it out of the
      > > water and trailer it overnight. Any suggestions?
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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