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Re: Strip: recommended hot glue?
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I'm about ready to glue the forms back into the hull of a Njord so that I can begin stripping the deck. If memory serves, every time I've come to the point of knocking forms out after a deck is finished in the past, I've ended up spending way too much time cleaning up remnants of hot glue. One or two forms might pop out cleanly, but the majority will leave a sticky mess that requires laborious scraping to remove.

I've not been putting a fill coat on the inside, partly to save weight, partly to leave a non-skid surface. This makes it even more important that the glue will release cleanly.

You can skip the fill coat if you wish (better waterproofness with) and apply some masking tape at the sheer line and hot glue your stations to it for cleaner removal.