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Old 08-05-2003, 01:12 PM
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You had me at the title. Really sorry to hear about the damage.
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Old 08-05-2003, 04:16 PM
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Shane, Sorry I haven't been on since the weekend to remind you of that guys name. Keith Deluke from Deluke Marine in Scotia. Let me know if you need anything else.
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Old 08-05-2003, 06:10 PM
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Old 08-05-2003, 06:26 PM
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Wow, thats strange! From the pick it just looks like the worst delam I've ever seen. Ouch, sorry to see that man. Are you sure there wasn't just a crack there before and it just finally came apart?
 
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Old 08-05-2003, 06:43 PM
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Chuck,

The boat is at Keith's right now. I expect to speak with him tomorrow on a final price. Does not look good at all. He ground out the damage only to find that the bottom had been repaired and filled with a bondo like material and we found all the balsa core to be saturated and rotten and even full of mold. He had a moisture meter, pretty cool tool, it measures moisture through the hull. He needs to take out 6 feet in length and from the chine to the keel. I hope it will be done for the 1000 Islands.

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The picture above is not my boat. That is one of Sharkey's old race boats.

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Old 08-07-2003, 04:45 PM
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Shane, Glad you got in touch with Keith. The job will be perfect and done when he says it will be done. He made an entire bottom for a jet ski for me that I bought at the auction. Never knew it was damaged. See ya in the Bay
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