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Re: Crack in bilge on E-29
Can anyone fill me in on the final results of the crack. I am doing lots of repairs to an E- 29 and have located a similar crack. I don't see any signs of movement on the exterior and I am hesitant to cut out the sole just to inspect.
The owner removed his repair, and did a better job of fixing it, though he never got a better opinion on what caused it. I asked him to let me have a look before he filled it in again, but he didn't. If the boat was structurally compromised, other than preventing water intrusion, his repair was strictly cosmetic. Out of sight, out of mind, type of thing. Makes sense when you're 20!
Can you post some pictures here?
I'd also suggest the Ericson owners site. As you probably know, it's a great resource. If you find anything out, please let us know here.
Last edited by L124C; 12-23-2013 at 04:33 PM.