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02-03-2006 08:04 AM
noscreenname
Moisture

I agree with most of the above but I think I''d be a little more aggressive about going after the core. Rotten Balsa is rarely confined to one area on a boat of that vintage.
Iwould try and remove as much as possible and maybe use some of Don Caseys tips to go after the more remote areas where you don''t feel like cutting it out.
02-02-2006 12:42 PM
Irwin32
Moisture

Gene''s is right on. Here is a detailed explanation on how to rebed by Don Casey, who knows his stuff.

http://www.boatus.com/boattech/casey/39.htm
02-02-2006 08:11 AM
genethompson
Moisture

Sounds like standard boat maintenance on a boat of this age. Pretty much anything that is bolted on will need to be re-bedded at some point. If not they will start to leak. Some level of water in the core is not unusual in an older boat. Whether or not it is a problem depends on how much moisture. Might not be a problem if the work is done but will cause a problem if neglected. It is actually an opportunity to do the job correctly, which the manufacturer did not because it is costly and won''t cause a problem until it is out of warranty. Some of the parts will be relatively easy to re-bed and some will be very difficult. The job will generally require 2 people, one down below and one on deck. The mast step will require the yard to pull the mast. If you remove some of the core material around the hole and replace with epoxy you can eliminate water getting into the core when it does start to leak again. Note: if there is quite a bit of moisture in the core you can try to dry it out a bit before rebedding.
02-02-2006 03:41 AM
dmurcott
Moisture

I just had a 1982 C-30 surveyed. He said that there is nothing any other 1982 boats wouldn''t have, but he mentioned there was some moisture on the port weather deck, around the mast step and in the cockpit. He said that the moisture was there, but no dry rot or delamination. He recommended rebedding the mast step, port stantions, port inboard genny track and steering pedestal. How difficult is this to do, and does anyone agree/disagree that rebedding will solve the problem. Thanks in advance for any advice.

 
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