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post #12 of Old 11-14-2012
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Re: Keel Fix help

Hello's method sounds pretty effective but I'd change one thing - the first "scrubbing layer" would be a lot easier if it was epoxy resin instead of filler. It would give the same, or better bond for subsequent layers.

Alternatively, going over the keel with a wire cup brush in a small grinder would clean off the oxide layer - lead stays "bright" for quite a while, unlike iron & aluminium so you'd have time to roll on a coat of resin to seal it before a problematic oxide layer formed.

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