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Old 06-19-2007
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Originally Posted by sailingdog
UGh... I don't like the looks of that keel-hull join... If you get a chance, post a picture of the inside.
Here is the look from inside. As the image shows the small bilge is inside the keel. What I am not able to show is that the keel pocket fot the bilge is only open on the port side, so it's very hard to clean out the space and fill with some sealant. Besides, that space was filled with corrugated cardboard which absorbs water and makes cleaning even harder. Any atempt to clean and seal I think is hopeless.
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