SailNet Community - View Single Post - Rotted core around baby stay tang :(
View Single Post
  #5  
Old 05-14-2009
mitiempo's Avatar
mitiempo mitiempo is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
Posts: 7,110
Thanks: 0
Thanked 71 Times in 62 Posts
Rep Power: 8
mitiempo will become famous soon enough mitiempo will become famous soon enough
If the area is small and you're sure you have removed all of the wet balsa core you can seal the slot from the bottom and epoxy from the top. Use epoxy thickened with colloidal silica. After it has set recut the slot. You can drill exploratory holes from the bottom to check the extent of the wet core and to make sure you have removed all of it.
Brian
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook