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post #16 of Old 03-02-2010 Thread Starter
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Tommays, I looked at the picture of your "coffee" leak and it is very similar to mine (Cal 27, pop-top). The interior FG is thin in many spots, or poorly laid, so it doesn't seem worth wrecking a perfectly nice exterior when the interior is kind of crap anyway. The problem is the frost-heave with the wet wood.. when it expanded in the winter, it broke apart the seam where the cabin ceiling meets the pop-top frame, which is where it is slightly oozing coffee. It took me a while to figure out why it was oozing from the HIGHEST part of the boat, rather than a lower spot, and an area that isn't near any source of potential water intrusion.. it's oozing from that spot because it's the only area with an open seam to ooze from.
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