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Re: Cored deck soft spot repair

Gentlemen; Just passing on a thought! Awhile ago, I was looking at a larger boat, whose owner was actually present during her construction. When I inquired about soft decks, he explained that the deck core was constructed of 3" squares of wood, separated by a small gap, which filled with epoxy prior to the fiberglass upper layer. This prevented spreading of moisture in the core due to the numerous small epoxy "dams". Only the specific piece of wood could be affected! Clever! Comments! George
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