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Old 04-25-2011
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My feeling is that the backer should be permanently attached to the hull. Easy to do with fiberglass or plywood using thickened epoxy.
I'm not sure about the Densetec but I don't think many sealants will stick to it and I'm certain epoxy will not.
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