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Old 11-16-2021, 08:11 PM
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Is it normal for the rear hatch to be extremely heavy? Iím curious as I tried lifting it without the actuator connected, felt super heavy
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Old 11-17-2021, 06:45 AM
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Yes, it’s heavy!
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most often its the foam thats waterlogged
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Originally Posted by boostbros View Post
most often its the foam thats waterlogged
hmm so should dry up ober winter since itís being stored in heated garage. ďhopingĒ
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It might, but I would store it with the hatches open to allow the water to run out. You will know in a day or so, if it water logged,
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Wet or dry lolMy guess 500 pounds leave it open inside it will dry !They get more heavy when left outside without protection
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i have found it will not dry unless you remove the foam and replace or let it air dry
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Wet or dry lolMy guess 500 pounds leave it open inside it will dry !They get more heavy when left outside without protection
I figured it should be pretty light, save some overall weight but when I tried lifting!! I was very surprised how ridiculously heavy it was lol
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Fiberglass alone is really heavy!
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I have often wondered about how to make a strong but lightweight engine hatch. One you could walk or lay on. Factory hatches or ridiculously heavy. Seems like an opportunity to save weight where it matters, the stern.

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