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Old 09-11-2006
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Ummm...if the deck is separating from the hull, it is far more than just in need of a bit of restoration...it is in need of a full blown re-build. I hope you didn't pay too much for the boat... as it sounds like it is in really sad shape. You're going to have to find any holes through the laminate that expose the wood and fix them. If not, the boat's wooden frame will rot out fairly quickly.
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