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    Flotation foam

    I wanted to know if it will be O.K to shave down the floatation foam in front of the waterbox to be able to move it up. I doubt shaving the foam will change anything right?


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    Removing a little bit of the foam won't hurt anything. If your worried about it cut it out in chunks and glue some of it back in elsewhere.

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    The foam does not keep the boat floating.......unless the hull is full of water...cut out what you need to cut out.

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    my open twin piped boat is completley defoamed and not caused any problems

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    When I sunk my GTX when the exhaust hose came off the foam saved my ski from going to the bottom of the lake...I agree its okay to take a little out but I would not take it all out. It will keep the ski afloat even full of water.

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    yep, I just shaved a little off to make some clearence.

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    It won't hurt anything to remove some. If you don't want a mess to clean up take a big knive and heat it up with your blow torch and it will cut the foam like butter and not make a mess.

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    if your gas tank is always almost empty you have nothing to worry about. I would like to add some to mine in the right spots...

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