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drilling/plugging holes in verticals
I need to add a couple of eyes to hook a teather into just outside the compnionway in the cockpit. So typically, I''d drill the hole, hollow out the balsa-core, fill with epoxy, redrill, and insert the hardware. However, I am stomped on how to accomplish this with the surface in this case being vertical instead of horizontal. I checked the sections where I''d like to drill, and they are balsa-cored. If anybody has done this before, I''d love to get a few pointers.
The only thing I''ve come up with is to not do the hollow/fill gig, but just drill a hole for the HW that slants upwards so as to discourage water from flowing in. Not sure about capillary action, though.