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 Post subject: Noobie Question:
PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 6:46 pm 
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Hi everyone,

I wrote into the forum 2 weeks ago looking for a 16 to buy in Washington State and thanks to all that responded. I found a beauty 1980 model in what looks to be in great shape. One issue i have noticed, and would like some advice on, is in regards to some small cracks I found where the adjustable upper rudder castings are monted to the hulls.

My question is, do these cracks have to be sealed and is this a major problem? I've looked on a few local hobies that all seem to have this same cracking around the upper rudder where it mounts to the hulls.

Thanks in advace for your help,

GC


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 Post subject: Re: Noobie Question:
PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2012 6:11 am 
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Small gel cracks are very typical in this area of the boat. If the cracks are deeper then you need to see how ddep and decide from there. I would GUESS that they are just spider cracks in the gel

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 Post subject: Re: Noobie Question:
PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2012 7:15 pm 
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Hey,

Thanks drummer63, the cracks are spider cracks in the gel. It is very solid, I just wanted to make sure and tackle the problem while the hobie is out of the water, if need be.

Thanks as always!

GC.


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