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post #12 of Old 10-14-2009
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Originally Posted by mitiempo View Post
I'd say keep looking - there is so much out there at a good price. Better sailing boats than a Coronado 35 as well.
calden - I'd never recore above my head - so much easier to do a good job from the top.
Oh yes, I've learned that lesson. I had read that some people actually flipped the entire San Juan 21 over in order to recore, so the cabin ceiling was easier to work on. "Hunh," I thought, "why would anyone go to that much trouble?"

And now I know why.

I should have done that or the alternative, which is to cut the fg off from the deck, along the non-skid lines, recored, then epoxied it back on and fixed/tolerated the joint lines.

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