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post #5 of Old 02-22-2009
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You might want to speak with the rudder OEM -- the foam may be necessary to "balance" the weight of the rudder, i.e. to give it neutral bouyancy. Replace foam with solid epoxy and the bouyancy will be effected. I'm no expert in this area -- just a thought. Ask someone who knows.
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