Originally Posted by snaggletooth
Moisture meters lie.
Note that I said it would help figure where to excavate. Also, use it inside the cabin
. Fillers and many other factors will fool the meter if its used topsides. I found mine to be an honest broker used inside. It saved me about half of the digging indicated from above and anywhere it was pegged, balsa was saturated. It thinks my new rudder
, epoxy-microballoon filler with carbon fiber skin is totally soaked. They are easily fooled.
They also have a hard time with certain bottom paints. When the surveyor
tells you the hull
is a wet wreck, check it from the inside.