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  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 1:29 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
Did you check for aliens ?
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  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

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Views: 2912

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 5:54 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
I took the board out on the weekend. No bubbling that I can see. That's good news. Looks like the crack did not go deep.

DISCOVERY!
I am 99% sure I've discovered what caused the damage to my nice ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 10:38 am   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
Questions on Materials.

If/when I need to patch this up I would like to know what materials the Factory uses.

1. What is the closest epoxy? The two part epoxy I used for previous repairs has a s ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

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Views: 2912

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 10:22 am   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
Thanks for the suggestions so far every one. As others have suggested I may just do a small temporary fix for now and, in the off season, do it properly.

I believe that if the ding was leaking (sti ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 10:12 am   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
Test for water:

Vent screw in, tape a plastic baggie section, or similar , bread wrapper ,over the wound, enough to cover and tape.

Place board in the sun, a few hours at most. If water is there ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

Replies: 36
Views: 2912

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 4:46 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
Can't get vacuum on a nonskid deck.

What about the opposite? Pump air IN to the the vent using a bicycle pump or similar. Put dish soap on the ding and see if it bubbles while pumping air into the ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 3:21 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
Can't get vacuum on a nonskid deck.

What about the opposite? Pump air IN to the the vent using a bicycle pump or similar. Put dish soap on the ding and see if it bubbles while pumping air into the ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

Replies: 36
Views: 2912

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 3:04 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
With the vent open, suck very hard on the crack, if you can't get anything, you're probably good to go.

Worth a try.
True, but I was assuming that the crack was closer to, if not on, the rail.

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  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 2:25 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
Useful.

http://www.boardlady.com/leakdetection.htm
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 2:01 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
With the vent open, suck very hard on the crack, if you can't get anything, you're probably good to go.

Worth a try.
 
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