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Bud Taplin
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Hard to say if there is water intrusion throughout the ballast, but I doubt it. If the top of the ballast is well sealed, then there should be no oxygen getting to the ballast that would cause additional rusting. At your next haulout, you might try drilling some holes in the side of the keel to see if any water comes out. You can fill the holes with epoxy putty before bottom painting.

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