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post #10 of Old 09-30-2006
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Carpet is really a nightmare on a boat. It tends to trap moisture, dust and if your boat leaks at all—mold and mildew. If you had a teak floor, a teak and holly sole will really be the best choice. Fiberglass can be very ugly. The idea to seal it with epoxy is a really good idea... and will help keep the sole in good shape, even if the boat is flooded again.

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