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Old 03-23-2018, 06:18 PM
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Default Re: Fiberglass boat repair

G-Flex from West Marine is some pretty impressive stuff. Check it out on their website. This is not a difficult thing to do at all.
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Old 03-23-2018, 11:07 PM
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Marine Tex great for small repairs , easy to use used it on my boats for years
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Old 03-24-2018, 08:12 AM
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Thanks guys I'm gonna give it a go. Supposed to get decent temps next weekend so ill try then. Any suggestions on patch kits? Would it be any benefit to use any of these flex seal options in addition to the patch to prevent further damage because im going to have to keep dragging it. Would there be a better option to aid in preventing this damage
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Old 03-24-2018, 08:40 AM
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Lockwood boat yard - had work done their in the past real professional job.
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Old 03-24-2018, 09:26 AM
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Wow they are literally 5 mins away from me. Had no idea they did repairs. Thanks man I will get a quote from them
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Old 03-24-2018, 09:33 AM
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You want something thatís hard enough to slide over the rough stuff easily. On a Fiberglas boat this strongly suggests epoxy. The problem with epoxy is that it never really stops curing, getting harder and harder and more and more brittle. Using it in combination with a Fiberglas mat helps prevent the cracking that can result and makes for a a very strong repair. The G-Flex epoxy from West Marine I mentioned maintains a slight flexibility that helps even further. Itís not a big job but only doing it once is better. Friends and I have used this on plastic kayaks with the exact same problem in your pictures. It works.
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Old 03-24-2018, 01:35 PM
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So you would suggest doing the fiber glass patch and then a layer of the flex or what?
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Old 03-24-2018, 05:20 PM
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That repair is small enough to DIY. All the instructions are in the package.
You tube videos are helpful also.
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Old 03-24-2018, 07:33 PM
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WhatbAndy said.
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