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21st March 2012 09:20 PM
rdrsurf Hi,

water in x7 or x9 booms in a few cases might be due to hairline cracks in the boom's frontend. Hence, the boom "sucks" water, when immersed in cold water followed by an internal pressure drop. Filling the crack with resin should help.

Anybody experienced something similar?

Regards, rdrsurf
9th March 2012 09:59 PM
Unregistered nakaniko
Unregistered nakaniko

a batten from an old sail to make the hole, the cap of a photo film box for the new plug

forum keep on telling me a moderator needs to approve my post and then nothing
9th March 2012 09:56 PM
nakaniko a batten from an old sail to make the hole, the cap of a photo film box for the new plug
8th March 2012 03:56 PM
Unregistered Haven't found suitable foam in home depot. Any ideas how to plug up the boom? I'm pretty sure that the water comes in through the plug that is deep in the boom arm. T

he boom provides for 50cm of extension. so the plug is naturally deeep in the arm.
7th March 2012 06:51 PM
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7th March 2012 01:19 PM
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7th March 2012 12:35 PM
Unregistered but nakaniko FORUM HAS PROBLEMS keep on refusing posts when I'm logged!!!
7th March 2012 12:33 PM
Unregistered but nakaniko Just have had the same problem, in an old Tecnolimits boom. A friend, former surfshop retailer, told me that usually the problem comes from the boom clamp side, so I've unscrewed the arm from the clamp and then made an hole in the inside plug, let the water go out and the arm dry for some days and then covered the hole with some sylicone.
Note that the plug oth the lamp side is near the arm end and so easy to reach, on the extension side is far and difficult to find. Imho obvioulsy
7th March 2012 12:31 PM
nakaniko Just have had the same problem, in an old Tecnolimits boom. A friend, former surfshop retailer, told me that usually the problem comes from the boom clamp side, so I've unscrewed the arm from the clamp and then made an hole in the inside plug, let the water go out and the arm dry for some days and then covered the hole with some sylicone.
Note that the plug oth the lamp side is near the arm end and so easy to reach, on the extension side is far and difficult to find. Imho obvioulsy
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