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post #2 of Old 10-12-2012
Waltthesalt
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Re: Teak Decks

The teak deck that I had on a Hallberg Rassey was overlaid over the fiberglass deck. It was great for appearance and traction. At about 10 years its life was shortened by the long term use of chemical teak cleaners and brighteners. This reduced the wood fiber between the grains. The reduced wood fiber wouldn't hold the black caulking material between the teak elements. As this deck was not structural, the teak replacement would be straightforward. I didn't get that far.

Walt Elliott
Kingston WA
Puget Sound
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