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#12430589 - 09/17/17 07:10 PM Sealing a screw hole in the hull?
Hardline43 Offline
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Registered: 08/17/13
Posts: 21
Loc: Waxahachie TX
Previous owner installed a fire extinguisher with too long of screws and screwed them through the bottom of the boat. This is a 28 year old Skeeter. Not looking to take it to a Fiberglas shop. What would be best to reseal this with? Thanks


Edited by Hardline43 (09/17/17 07:26 PM)

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#12430644 - 09/17/17 07:36 PM Re: Sealing a screw hole in the hull? [Re: Hardline43]
sae Offline
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Registered: 06/12/17
Posts: 33
I would buya stainless steel screw ,a tight fit .use 5200 3 m adhesive and screw in hand tight.Let it cure 4 to 7
days . should last about 20 years.

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#12430662 - 09/17/17 07:48 PM Re: Sealing a screw hole in the hull? [Re: Hardline43]
shotgunwilly Offline
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Registered: 06/22/08
Posts: 764
Remove the screw and use Marinetex.

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#12431115 - 09/18/17 09:18 AM Re: Sealing a screw hole in the hull? [Re: Hardline43]
StratVoodoo Offline
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Registered: 04/14/15
Posts: 147
Loc: Kaufman County, TX
As others have mentioned, Marine-Tex is good. I prefer the Brownell's Acra-Glass kit epoxy. It's the kit designed for bedding rifle stocks. Stuff is tough as can be & can be dyed to color match. Repaired screw holes below the water line on an '89 Champion years ago and the repairs are still in tact and holding strong.

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