Re: CYOA - Delaminated and weeping
- Thanks for the info Bruce. As always, I appreciate the help.
Belhaven/Wake Forest NC
--- In email@example.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?