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Old 15th April 2010, 11:15 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by mark h View Post
Hi, you will be fine with the Gel Coat. Gel coat is only a problem if its on or very near the foam core. There is a 2 or 3 minute window when the gel coat/epoxy generates "self heat", it can get very hot and it can melt the foam core during this short period. But as the scratches are shallow and have the wood between it and the foam, it will defo be good
Ok, thanks for your confirmation. I can't wait to have it patched up and back on the water. They absence makes the heart grow stronger, but not being able to sail is just making me an edgy guy... At least with a good repair job I know I can get back on the water with nothing to worry about.
JP Super-X 106l, North F8 Ram: 5.8m,
175cm, 54kg
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