Hobbie Cat Rudder Core Material ?

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by Flumixt, Oct 15, 2007.

  1. Flumixt
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    Flumixt Junior Member

    An old one - not carbon fiber- Hobie 16-18

    I may be grinding off some leading edge near the upper end where it isn't foil shaped ie making it foil shaped another 2-3 inches up.

    What's under the gelcoat? is it foam or wood or?
     
  2. mongo75
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    mongo75 Senior Member

    Drill a 1/4" hole into it and find out!?!
     
  3. alan white
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    alan white Senior Member

    Probably solid glass/resin. They weigh quite a bit.
     
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