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Re: Large Blister on Oday 31 Rudder

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Originally Posted by boatpoker View Post
That rudder is foam cored (or was when it left the factory) I think you'll find that filling it with ethylene glycol will dissolve the foam and destroy the rudder
Then my rudder should have been destroyed by now. Ethylene Glycol has had no discernable effect on the foam in the rudder of my O'day, other than keeping the water from freezing and the rudder from delaminating, after two years.

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