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Re: Moisture Meter Recomendations
I bought a CT-33 and it was invaluable when I was inspecting boats before purchasing my Norseman.
I do need to sell it now though. Of note is the poor guy who hauled his 60 foot power cruiser in the yard where I'm at. He had a ding in his keel to fix and they cut out some of the surrounding small damage area.
The thing drained water for days. The yard then tried to patch it but hydraulic pressure would pop off any patch they tried.
I mentioned I had the CT33 moisture meter and offered to check his gigantic hull. The meter was off the scale on his entire hull to the waterline where is was normal. It was a cored hull. I broke to news to him -delicately but it became obvious that he had a massive problem with a completely soaked foam cored hull. The guy was not happy. I can only imagine the $$$ and time to fix that. He knew he had a soaked hull and his only immediate option was to patch up the hole and motor it off somewhere to think about what next -while avoiding any rough seas.
I guess that's what moisture meters are for..... Destroying peoples dreams.