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Originally Posted by davidpm View Post
An intact fiberglass sandwich should not absorb water should it?
What are you saying?
If the boat sank the sandwich IS and WILL be wet. Any screw or bolt penetration is a source for leak especially from the interior which is and should NEVER be sealed with bedding compound. Put that sandwich under pressure below water and it will absorb moisture quite quickly..

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