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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2006 7:22 am 
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Has anyone ever used Bondo-Glass to fix a fiberglass Hobie hull? I've got a couple of small cracks in the bottom of the hull which allow the boat to take on a minor amount of water and was wondering if this Bondo product would work. It appears to be easier to work with than a fiberglass repair kit.

Also, has anyone ever used a KeelGuard or similar keel protector? Thanks for the help.

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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2006 8:46 am 
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Alan,

My two cents.

I'd go ahead and get some polyester or epoxy resin, some cloth and build up the bottom.

The bondo stuff is great for cosmetic repairs on the side of the hull, but personaly I'd like something tougher on the very bottom, if nothing else for peace of mind.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2006 4:46 pm 
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Alan Ellis wrote:
Has anyone ever used Bondo-Glass to fix a fiberglass Hobie hull? I've got a couple of small cracks in the bottom of the hull which allow the boat to take on a minor amount of water and was wondering if this Bondo product would work. It appears to be easier to work with than a fiberglass repair kit.
Bondo with glass strands in it works well for filling holes and dents but you'll need fiberglass for a strong repair.

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