Leaks in bow and side seams - weld, gluv-it, other?

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Leaks in bow and side seams - weld, gluv-it, other?

Post by Riverman » 13 Jul 2016, 08:48

Gluvit fixed my 1448 boat bottom... just like new. Seal it from the outside.

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Leaks in bow and side seams - weld, gluv-it, other?

Post by lckstckn2smknbrls » 13 Jul 2016, 13:45

Gluvit is not uv stable it will need to be covered with something that is uv stable.
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Leaks in bow and side seams - weld, gluv-it, other?

Post by DaleH » 13 Jul 2016, 13:57

lckstckn2smknbrls wrote:Gluvit is not uv stable it will need to be covered with something that is uv stable.
It is very rare that any epoxy-based product can survive UV exposure without being to-coated. FWIW I once spent a goodly amount of $$ cha-ching $$ on alleged UV-proof epoxy ... with disastrous results! Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr ... still tees me off ...
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Leaks in bow and side seams - weld, gluv-it, other?

Post by stinkfoot » 14 Jul 2016, 02:15

Although paintable Coat-it is supposed to be fine below the waterline. Time will tell as I didn't paint it.

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