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Fixing holes

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Category: General
Forum Name: Repair & maintenance
Forum Discription: Questions & tips on the subject
Printed Date: 23 May 22 at 7:42pm
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Topic: Fixing holes
Posted By: ifoxwell
Subject: Fixing holes
Date Posted: 27 Sep 06 at 8:54am

Lots of questions im afraid but in brief we have a finger size hole which is at the centre of a fist sized damaged area in the bottom of a foam sandwich boat.


How do we go about repairing it and what materials should we use?





Posted By: Blobby
Date Posted: 27 Sep 06 at 10:04am - repair#core_repair

Courtesy of the UK Cherubs - just here to help!

One step forwards, 2 steps back...

Posted By: MRJP BUZZ 585
Date Posted: 27 Sep 06 at 11:10am
Which boat is that ian

Josh Preater">BUZZING IS FUN

Posted By: ifoxwell
Date Posted: 27 Sep 06 at 4:02pm
Its a 29er

Posted By: Granite
Date Posted: 27 Sep 06 at 6:29pm

You may find that the core damage extends wider than the obvious fist sized section.

Use a coin to tap around the area of damage and you can tell by the sound if the area is solid or broken

If it doesn't break it's too heavy; if it does it wasn't built right

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