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using vacume pump for deck leaks
first time poster...long time lurker.
i have some issues with wet deck core....yep...i must be the one millionth person . ......apologies!!!
we have a 23 foot "hood" masthead fin keel yacht...... an old fibreglass girl that deserves to live a nice shiny new life.
I have removed the galley, head, comp posts, lockers (pretty much everything) out of the boat and we are renovating. (make longer bunks and open it up a bit and modernize.
blokes.....my idea is this: i have some wet core issues and am the kind of person that's not afraid of a bit of work or spending cash, so id rather re-core overhead than fanny around with drilling holes and drying/filling (not to say that wont work...prob works nicely and i was tempted)
so....is it possible to hook up a compressor (at a low pressure) to the deck core....and pump the core up....(a teeny bit).....and then use water (and maybe some detergent) to see where the bubbles comes out around your fittings etc?
anyone done this?