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 Post subject: Git Rot Substitude?
PostPosted: Thu Sep 16, 2010 10:00 pm 
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Hello,
My H16 has a huge softspot in from of the front crossbar post (usual spot) and here in canada I cannot find any place that sells Git Rot. Will any other epoxy do the trick? or MUST it be Git Rot?

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 Post subject: Re: Git Rot Substitude?
PostPosted: Fri Sep 17, 2010 4:21 am 
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I am in the same boat, no pun intended.

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 Post subject: Re: Git Rot Substitude?
PostPosted: Fri Sep 17, 2010 5:38 am 
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janek.w wrote:
Hello,
My H16 has a huge softspot in from of the front crossbar post (usual spot) and here in canada I cannot find any place that sells Git Rot. Will any other epoxy do the trick? or MUST it be Git Rot?

the Git Rot kit is cool because it comes with a syringe, but yes any other resin (i.e. polyester or vinylester) will work. Polyester is much cheaper than Epoxy resin.

these people dont ship to Canada?
http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/main.do

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 Post subject: Re: Git Rot Substitute?
PostPosted: Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:51 am 
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Not just any resin.

Laminating resin so it is not brittle. Another nice thing about the Git Rot is the penetration quality. Thicker resins my not flow as well.

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 Post subject: Re: Git Rot Substitude?
PostPosted: Sat Sep 18, 2010 10:15 am 
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West Marine ships to Canada. They also have a couple of stores in Canada.

Also, delamination can be a safety issue. That's not something I like to cut corners on.

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 Post subject: Re: Git Rot Substitude?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:25 am 
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I put my git rot in thr refigerator before use gives longer work time also dry hull area as much as possible drill holes and keep the rain off for a few days


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