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Can I install the vented leash plug before glassing? Then tape off the plug and continue glassing? I have watch your video. I would like cover over the ring of epoxy shown in the video with fiber glass for a uniform look.

Yes you can install the Vented Leash Plug right into the foam before glassing. Please note the install video shows the previous version of the VXV with a cap. The new vent requires you to stick a piece of masking tape over the top to prevent resin from getting into the plug when laminating if you're doing a pre-glass install. 

You can cut the masking tape out with a razor blade while the lamination is curing and re-tape for the hotcoat (advised). Or cut through both the hotcoat and lamination when all is cured (more difficult)