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Unread 02-02-2013, 12:36 PM   #1
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++ Body Rot Question ++

Should I cut out the rot section in picture or fiberglass over it for added support? Any better ideas? .... Bubble Gum?

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Unread 02-02-2013, 12:47 PM   #2
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The only real fix is to cut out the rot and weld in new metal.

As the saying goes... you always have time to do it right the second time...
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Rent the space to a mouse?
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cut. weld. cover with rocker guard.
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cut. weld. cover with rocker guard.
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