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

Posted: 13 Jul 2016, 08:48
by Riverman
Gluvit fixed my 1448 boat bottom... just like new. Seal it from the outside.

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

Posted: 13 Jul 2016, 13:45
by lckstckn2smknbrls
Gluvit is not uv stable it will need to be covered with something that is uv stable.

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

Posted: 13 Jul 2016, 13:57
by DaleH
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 ...

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

Posted: 14 Jul 2016, 02:15
by stinkfoot
Although paintable Coat-it is supposed to be fine below the waterline. Time will tell as I didn't paint it.