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Re: Strip: How to store hull?
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: Glassed hulls tend to expand if left to their own devices,
: definately need spreaders and it doesn't take months either the
: curing of the epoxy puts stresses on the hull shape so can get
: many changes in a couple weeks.

: Bill H.

Something I have read elsewhere (One Ocean Kayaks maybe?), is some sort of support to ensure the hull does not twist. The spreaders will not prevent this. It probably wouldn't twist a lot, and if it did I imagine you could pull it back into alignment when you join the halves anyway. But it's worth considering.

Cheers, Ian