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Balsa core repair in hull | Flying Scot Sailing Association

Just purchased hull number 3623, balsa core in hull is saturated with water. ... Purchase a good Marine Epoxy and silica filler (West System or...Online Message


Fibreglass Boat Repair & Maintenance - West System International

roving and, in many cases, a core material such as end-grain balsa or foam, followed by several more ... 1.2 WEST SYSTEM epoxy for fibreglass repair.Online Message


Sealing Deck Penetrations to Prevent Core Rot Photo Gallery by ...

Whether it's balsa, plywood or some of the foam cores all can eventually absorb water from ... A leaking deck, especially with wood cores, can lead to core rot and ... I generally use System Three Epoxy products but for this I used West System...Online Message


Balsa Core Hull Repair on Idle Queen - YouTube

Nov 25, 2014 ... Repairing two large damaged sections of the balsa-cored hull of the Dreadnought 32 "Idle Queen". Please Subscribe!Online Message


Repacing Rotten Deck Core, Part II - Sailfeed

Feb 10, 2012 ... Repacing Rotten Deck Core, Part II ... As things were drying out on the deck I read the West System Fiberglass Repair Manual cover to cover a couple times. ... Then we just laid the balsa in a bed of thickened epoxy, faired it a...Online Message


Fiberglass Boat Repair & Maintenance - WEST SYSTEM Epoxy

Repair and Final Fairing & Finishing with WEST SYSTEM? Epoxy. 002-550 .... End-grained balsa is the most widely used core material in production boats.Online Message


Replacing Damaged Balsa Core - Epoxyworks

Nov 2, 2014 ... After removing everything, I planned to apply the hardware bonding techniques described in the WEST SYSTEM? User Manual and repair...Online Message


SAIL Epoxy Basics: Replacing Wet Core in a Fiberglass Boat ...

Sep 2, 2015 ... WEST SYSTEM Tech Advisor Greg Bull demonstrates how to replace wet core around the chain plates on a fiberglass sailboat.Online Message


Eliminating deck rot - Ocean Navigator - March/April 2012

Feb 28, 2012 ... If the core is rotted you will need to repair it. ... Rotted core shows up as black, moldy balsa wood. ... a batch of polyester resin and MEKP (methyl ethyl ketone peroxide) and added a thickener such as West System's 407.Online Message


Rotten balsa core - major repair - Cruisers & Sailing Forums

Then balsa core leading towards centre line of boat. .... My current boat is wood and I redid the fiberglass decks 5 years ago with West Systems.Online Message


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