repair tears on G3 deck covering

Boating related questions,small projects, custom work and talk go here.
Post Reply
Posts: 25
Joined: 18 Aug 2013, 12:03

repair tears on G3 deck covering

Post by JohnK » 05 Aug 2016, 16:09

I have some small tears in the liner (boat is not carpeted) that I want to glue back down. The fabric will be glued straight to aluminum but that stuff is pretty stretchy. What should I use that won't eat up the material later on?

User avatar
Posts: 4934
Joined: 27 Nov 2010, 09:36
Location: Houston, TX & Crossville, TN

repair tears on G3 deck covering

Post by richg99 » 06 Aug 2016, 08:54

If it is the same vinyl boat flooring that I used on my G3, then I'd consider using this Permatex vinyl repair kit. Sounds like it would work, but I've never used it personally. regards, richg99 ... id=1947730

User avatar
Posts: 3194
Joined: 02 Mar 2014, 19:52
Location: Central FLORIDA - The Sunshine State -

repair tears on G3 deck covering

Post by Johnny » 06 Aug 2016, 09:12

I am a fan of Weldwood Contact Cement.
If used properly, and applied as per directions,
it is a good product to hold stuff together.
Waterproof, flexible, does not get brittle over time.
When applied to two surfaces - it is a ONE TIME opportunity
to position the two pieces together - there is no second chance.
This product is designed to adhere a covering onto the substrate -
not to repair rips and tears - or to cosmetically hide damaged material.
it is an adhesive - a very aggressive adhesive - that does not adversely affect the material.
Weldwood.jpg (39.09 KiB) Viewed 353 times
Read, Understand and Follow the instructions and directions on
the label of any products you may use.
If it says "stir thoroughly before use" - then, stir thoroughly before use.

All about Primers =
Paint, Thinners and Applications =

1959 Crestliner Commodore 14'
1959 Lone Star Malibu 14'
1958 Johnson 35 RDE-19 Sea Horse
1958 Johnson 35 RDS-20 Super Sea Horse

Post Reply