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Originally Posted by PorFin View Post

I'm probably not alone in trying to understand the nature of your question. If there are only a couple of spots that are sitting proud of the teak, then spending the time with a sharp chisel (Xacto, razor blade, etc.) or a sanding block seems like a fairly minor inconvenience in the big picture.

Alternatively, you could ignore it and live with it until the time comes to reef out the old and recaulk.
Ah, I think I combined two thoughts. There are only a couple of small spots that need the caulk replaced because it is leaking. All the caulk on the entire 54ft deck is standing proud.

I might just wait it out, but it's making cleaning harder and the proud caulk keeps water from running off as easily as it should.

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