Strut repair

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by Aaron Darby, Feb 2, 2021.

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  1. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    That is a bad idea. Epoxy should not be thinned with any solvents or it won't cure properly. If you want better penetration, buy a low viscosity epoxy.
     
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  2. bajansailor
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    bajansailor Marine Surveyor

    Re your diagram in post #15, are you sure that there is only bedding compound between the flanges of the struts and the hull surface?
    I got the impression from your earlier photos that there might be timber underneath there as well (hence why I suggested removing them and re-doing it with chocking resin), but I hope that I am wrong.
     
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