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#10829777 - 05/08/15 10:01 PM Fiberglass Gel coat repair?
otrdriver2002 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/15/12
Posts: 30
Loc: Erath County TX
Need help picking a good fiberglass gel coat repair shop. Hit a stump and knocked out a chunk of Gel and Fiberglass. Have it down to 3 shops. Which one?
Fiberglass Masters on Hwy 6 Waco
Sevier's Waco
Johnsons Fiberglass Burleson
Thanks
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#10835659 - 05/11/15 01:45 PM Re: Fiberglass Gel coat repair? [Re: otrdriver2002]
fishtail67 Offline
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Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 172
Loc: Waco, Texas
Seviers did mine several years ago and they just used regular bondo and it is coming out, not happy with there work. Have used Fiberglass masters for some little stuff and they did good work but it's been a long time ago since I had anything done there. hope this helps.
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#10836456 - 05/11/15 06:22 PM Re: Fiberglass Gel coat repair? [Re: otrdriver2002]
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Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 2036
Loc: Austin, Tx
Run from anyone who uses Bondo. The proper repair for fiberglass is to lay in layers of roving and mat, saturated with epoxy, faired to the hull and the gelcoat matched. Anything else is a waste of your money. Ask before you leave your boat. It will probably come back looking repaired, how long it lasts and how well it looks is the issue.
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#10836583 - 05/11/15 07:12 PM Re: Fiberglass Gel coat repair? [Re: otrdriver2002]
Mark Gilbert Offline
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Registered: 07/08/09
Posts: 116
Try Westerman Fiberglass in Cleburne. Steve fixed 30+ chips and gouges in my restored 1983 DeckBoat Looks Brand New!! Old school craftsman!
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#10843859 - 05/14/15 10:26 AM Re: Fiberglass Gel coat repair? [Re: otrdriver2002]
MakoMan22 Offline
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Registered: 03/28/11
Posts: 94
Loc: D/FW
Hey OTR...what did you end up doing? I've got some keel work to get done and am looking for quality work, and someone who can get on it now.
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#10845829 - 05/15/15 07:00 AM Re: Fiberglass Gel coat repair? [Re: otrdriver2002]
blackhorse Offline
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Registered: 05/13/08
Posts: 113
Loc: Morgan, Tx
Lake fork fiberglass did a good job for me

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#10845966 - 05/15/15 08:02 AM Re: Fiberglass Gel coat repair? [Re: otrdriver2002]
MakoMan22 Offline
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Registered: 03/28/11
Posts: 94
Loc: D/FW
I'm coming from Richland Chambers lake, so I decided to give Johnson Fiberglass (Burleson) a shot. They've had some good feedback on here and can get to it immediately.
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#10852893 - 05/18/15 12:47 PM Re: Fiberglass Gel coat repair? [Re: otrdriver2002]
Chris G. Davis Offline
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Registered: 09/14/09
Posts: 366
Loc: Alvarado Texas!
Johnsons!
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