Ignore my previous email. I slipped on the "send button"|
Gentlemen I have done this job and know of what you speak.
- Yes the
water and debris collects in the track.
I actually contemplated filling the track and installing it on top.
Problem is that it hurts to sit on the track so I stayed with the
installation. However to ease the cleaning and to let some water flow.
I shortened the track a bit so water can flow around the end and
installed spacers under the track so water can flow under it. Now only
the ends hold dirt. I am still contemplating a drain hole at each end
to prevent debris from accumulating.
- Not one of my screws was the same length owing to the varying
thickness of Fiberglas. I overdrilled all the holes, filled them with
epoxy and redrilled them to the correct size and place. Some of them
were drilled at an angle that strained things. I replaced all the nuts
with nylock nuts and large washers. Sealed everything with Sikaflex.
- I could have sworn I put this info in a Tech Tip, but guess I
forgot. I'll summarize all the comments in F28.
(Always stay curious)