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Old 11-25-2003, 03:05 AM
William Robison
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Default RE: Time to get wet.


They look nice, but I have a question.

I have nevr trusted the film coverings to be waterproof at the seams. While I've seen some seaplanes with film covering they never stay in the water very long. And I have seen film covering peel easily from the joints. All I have used in recent years has been polyurethane varnish. It's strong, easy to use, and it's both fuel and water proof.

Have you had any problems with seam opening, water entry, or wood damage from either water or fuel entry?